In addition the decay on crowns, the interproximal cavity is also very common in the position of the inner teeth. So how to prevent or treat this disease effectively?
Why do you get an interproximal cavity?
When the teeth are adjacent to each other, the enamel damage occurs at the contact position, which is the interproximal cavity. The level of damage caused by tooth decay between teeth depends on when you discover them. Maybe only mild cavities, you will see a very small area of brown in the teeth. Or the situation of heavy tooth decay will destroy the enamel layer and spread deep into the dentin or dental pulp causing severe pain.
The place between the teeth is the most difficult to clean in your mouth. This is also the place where food is easy to get stuck in. If it accumulates for a long time, it will form tartar, causing gingivitis, tooth decay, receding gums and mouth odor.
Thus, the interproximal cavity can be caused by the following reasons:
- Improper oral hygiene. Improper brushing, don’t remove excess plaque. Large, hard brush hair can’t crept into teeth to perform a cleaning task.
- Tartar. Once improper oral hygiene, it is very easy to lead the accumulation of dental tartar. And tartar is a favorable environment for bacteria to develop tooth decay.
- Harm from daily routine. If you are in the habit of using toothpicks, stop quickly. Because when you use a hard toothpicks, you will accidentally hurt your gums, bleed, and sparse teeth. When the teeth are sparse, the food is easily inserted, which will create conditions for the growth of bacteria to cause tooth decay.
So how to treat an interproximal cavity effectively?
Currently, there are 2 commonly used treatments for the interproximal cavity.
@Fillings. Before filling the teeth, the doctor will curette the tooth decay area for removing the damaged area. And then, doctor will fill the defective tooth tissue. This method is quite fast, preventing cavities immediately, but durability is only a few years. After a while the fillings were peeled off, and you need to go to dental clinic to do it again.
@Porcelain crown. Technically, porcelain crown also need to scrap off the damaged tooth tissue; And used porcelain crown to cover all the remaining healthy tissue. This is an effective protection, your teeth are no longer under the attack of any external factor.
Porcelain crown for tooth decay or interproximal cavity is the long-term treatments and protection. Time of use can be more than 10-15 years.
The above are 2 methods to apply the interproximal cavity for normal position. Particularly for wisdom teeth, if there are cases of tooth decay between teeth that affect teeth No. 7, you should remove wisdom teeth.
The information shared will help you understand and feel more secure in the treatment. However, in order for the results to be the most accurate, as well as which treatment should be used, it is necessary to see a specialist at the clinic directly.
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