The breaking down of food into smaller components (digestion) begins from the mouth. And there in the mouth, it is the teeth- with the help of the tongue and cheeks that grinds the food into bits.We all know that already, abi?
You will quite agree with me that tooth decay is one very common disease, especially in the hinterlands where there are relatively epileptic healthcare services.
Modestly speaking, nothing can be more embarrassing than a buccal cavity (mouth) filled with brilliant dark-brown rocks or one that is drained of some teeth due to decay. What the Ibos would euphemistically refer to as okporo korota (main road).
I don’t want to mention the accompanying foul odour. From the word decay, your imagination is earnestly implore