Decay, A Review.

Dr. Jordan Pettigrew

No automatic alt text available.The acidic substance, plaque, eats away at the tooth enamel and, if left unattended, can lead to cavities. Enamel is the hard surface layer of the tooth. Cavities are holes that can develop anywhere on the tooth surface. Plaque is a sticky coating that collects on teeth. Plaque makes acids that can lead to tooth decay.