Home Treatment For Painful Loose Tooth

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Tooth decay and gum disease are largely caused by plaque, a sticky combination of bacteria and food. Plaque begins to accumulate on teeth within 20 minutes after eating. If this plaque is not removed thoroughly each day, tooth decay will flourish. Over time, plaque will harden into tartar.

Plaque and tartar lead to a number of problems:

  • Cavities -- holes that damage the structure of teeth
  • Gingivitis -- swollen, inflamed, bleeding gums
  • Periodont...
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