Are dental caries and cavities the same thing?

Are dental caries and cavities the same thing?

Yes and no. Caries and cavities are often referred to as the same thing in oral health related articles and information, but there is a fundamental difference between the two terms. To further add to the confusion, tooth decay is often used alongside caries as...
What is the main cause of bad breath?

What is the main cause of bad breath?

The main cause of chronic bad breath is tongue bacteria in the mouth. While there are a range of oral conditions that can potentially cause bad breath (halitosis), it is a certain species of tongue bacteria that is responsible for between 80 to 90 percent of all...