Meth Mouth

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Suspected case of meth mouth “Meth mouth” is an informal name for advanced tooth decay attributed to heavy methamphetamine use.[1] According to the American Dental Association, meth mouth “is probably caused by a combination of drug-induced psychological and physiological changes resulting in xerostomia (dry mouth), extended periods of poor oral hygiene, …

What Is Tooth Decay?

“Tooth decay, also known as caries or cavities, is an oral disease that affects many people. Unlike other diseases, however, caries is not life-threatening and is highly preventable, though it affects most people to some degree during their lifetime. Natural bacteria live in your mouth and form plaque. The plaque interacts with deposits left on your teeth from sugary and …