What is decalcification?
Decalcification simply means loss of calcium from teeth.
What causes decalcification of tooth enamel?
Bacteria found in dental plaque will convert carbohydrate and sugars into acids. This acidic condition will cause minerals to leach out from enamel. It is also known as decalcification. High-sugar diets, lack of good oral hygiene practices are the main factors that contribute to decalcification of tooth enamel. Continue reading