The centre of the tooth, including the nerve and blood vessel tissue (pulp), is removed along with decayed
portions of the tooth.
The study also found that affected children had an average of three decayed
Of the 10% affected by tooth decay on Merseyside and Cheshire, on average those children had three decayed
teeth due to disease, but 90% had no decay at all.
Those affected have an average of three teeth each decayed
, missing or filled, health officials say.
Here scientists found a particle named Bs meson, which decayed
into two muons for the first time.
Dr Anne Maguire, from the School of Dental Sciences at Newcastle University said: "At the moment only a small proportion of children in the UK receive fillings for decay in their baby teeth - or primary teeth - but what we are seeing is that having decayed
teeth removed under general anaesthetic is one of the most common reasons for children to be treated in hospital in the UK.
After 100 millennia, the [sup.14]C has decayed
to an undetectably minute fraction of its original value (less than 6 millionths).
In order for a tooth to become decayed
, three things must exist: a tooth, bacteria, and sugar.
Dentists are reporting kids as young as five in the deprived South Wales Valleys with badly decayed
teeth as a result of sugary snacks and fizzy drinks.