Root Decay

Root decay is a common finding in older dental patients with receding gum lines. Early dental treatment can often fully correct the problem and avoid (or delay) the necessity for dental prostheses.
 
Common oral factors that cause root decay include:  
Extrinsic Factors that may play a role in root decay include:
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Root decay as seen in mouth with help of mirror.
 
 
ORAL00000016.gif  Dental Caries
ORAL00000016.gif  Common Oral Lesions