Only the dentist can fix a cavity, you can’t get rid of it at home. The dentist will take the cavity/decay out and put a filling in it.

Sticky, colorless film/layer over your teeth and gums that contain bacteria and acid from the foods we eat. This plaque is always forming on our teeth. This bacteria in plaque can cause cavities if not brushed away in time.

1.Eating a lot of sugary foods.( Bacteria in the mouth mixes with the sugar in the food and makes acid. Acid causes the tooth layers to break down/decay) 2.Not brushing or flossing the plaque off of your teeth.

A hole in your tooth where the layers of the teeth are broken down because of keeping them unhealthy.                     Courtesy: Google Images.