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What causes tooth decay?

I ll be as brief as possible. Basically I m wondering if my rapidly decaying teeth I was informed of 30+ yrs ago would have any connection to the myxoma (benign) that was discovered growing (and removed in 2014) in my left atrium. When it was confirmed I d had a minor stroke , ER Dr. said there was evidence of older ones as well but couldn t tell from how far back. I had absolutely no idea. It ts still doesn t seem real.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018
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Hi....

Welcome to healthcare magic.
You have problem of decay tooth that may be because of poor oral hygiene... more prone to infection .
Lack of saliva also lead to more decay tooth.
Food logment or more sweet consuption also lead to this type of symptoms.
Consult a dentist for oral examination and treatment plan.
If tooth decay not treat than it progress and involve full tooth sometimes abcess or bony infection..
Better to treat a decay tooth in initial stage..
In decay tooth filling or rct or extraction that one treatment plan...all treatment depend on tooth situation...

I hope this will help you.
Get well soon..
Thank you.
Dr Rachana.
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