Tooth decay is caused by one of the “flesh eating” bacteria Streptococcus species. Caries or Tooth decay is an infection . Caused by Streptococcus Mutans, this bacteria cannot be eradicated entirely. However, the environment in which they thrive can be changed. The major culprits in this bacterial “hunger games” are by products of the bacteria and acids created by sugars present in our food. We can change the oral environment by using pastes, rinses, and YES, candies with naturally occurring sweetener, Xylitol, that is designed to harden and remineralize your teeth, making your mouth a healthy place to fight bacteria. Ask the members of our team what you can do to reduce the risk of cavities!
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