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Tooth Decay

Tooth decay, also known as a cavity, is a hole in the tooth. The cause of tooth decay is plaque, a sticky substance in the mouth made up mostly of germs. 

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Gina Terenzi, DMD

Gina Terenzi, DMD

Title(s): Staff Physician; Associate Professor and Director, General Practice Residency Program, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Dentistry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3472
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