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Dental Health and Acidic Food Stuff

By: Dr. Sana Akhtar

Dental cavities are an infection caused by a combination of carbohydrate comprising food stuff and bacteria that live in our mouth. There are tremendous amount of bacteria in continuously forming film called plaque, which is present on and around our teeth. When these bacteria find carbohydrates, they consume them and produce acid. Before having such food the pH in the mouth is about 6.2 to 7.0 however the exposure to acid causes the pH...

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