It is a Gram-positive that lives in the mouth and metabolizes
different carbohydrates, this creates an acidic environment causing
tooth decay and cavities.
HOW IT ATTACKS AND
Once it gets in your mouth, from poor dental hygiene. It sits on
the tooth and attacks it, leaving a hole.
MOST COMMON VICTIM
Surprisingly enough, most people are victims of this virus. It is
very common for most adults to have had this at least once in there
HIDE OUT OF THE CULPRIT
This culprit hides out on the rotting teeth, or teeth that have had
poor dental care. This is why it is important to brush your teeth!
MOST COMMON INJURY
The most common injury of this culprit is cavities. This disease
eats away at the teeth leaving holes in them.
IS IT CONSIDERED ARMED
When you think about it, Streptococcus Mutans is not that
dangerous. It is very easy to cure and all though it can lead to
something more, it usually does not and it goes away with proper
NUMBER OF VICTIMS
Streptococcus Mutans is extremely common. By age 39, over 87%
of people have had it once in there life.
WEAPONS AGAINST THE
Usually, Streptococcus Mutans can be cured by your dentist. They
drill a hole into your infected tooth and then they fill it with medicine,
and then you are better!