The best way to judge color is to use an otoscope and a mirror and look at the tongue side" or lingual side of a patient's tooth
. The pulp of the tooth
is closer to this side, and this is where you will see the truest colors.
In some Asian countries, such as India, China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam, when a child loses a tooth
, it is customary for him or her to throw it away upwards if it came from the lower jaw, or downwards if it came from the upper jaw.
As the decay gets larger, it may cause signs and symptoms such as toothache, tooth
sensitivity, mild to sharp pain when eating or drinking something sweet, hot or cold and a visible holes or pits in the teeth.
Eventually, the entire tooth
will disintegrate and be resorbed by the body.
The CHI square test were used to evaluate the statistical significance of association among the following characteristics, including, cause of teeth extraction, age groups, sexual category and type of tooth
removal (central or lateral incisors, canine, 1st and 2nd premolar, and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd molars).
They concluded that drinking acidic drinks twice a day, including beverages such as soft drinks, water with a slice of lemon or hot fruit teas, could make a person's chance of suffering from tooth
erosion 11 times more likely.
Single supernumerary tooth
was found in 27 patients (79.4%) whereas 7 patients (20.6%) had 2 or more supernumerary teeth.
If you have experienced tooth
loss or other dental problems, how can you restore your teeth to improve their function and appearance?
The legend of the Tooth
Fairy is merely American-made (https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/09/14/where-did-the-tooth-fairy-come-from/#ceb060459d40) folklore dating back to the 1990s.
Some animals, like crocodiles and alligators, never worry about a lost tooth
. A new tooth
quickly grows in its place.
Applying composite tooth
bonding is a restorative procedure that uses tooth
enamel-coloured composite resin (plastic) to repair teeth that are decayed, chipped, fractured or discoloured.
Instead, when they don't want to brush their teeth or are lazy to go to an appointment, I look for images of cavities and tooth
decay on Google and show these to them.
It's usually done by filing the tooth
away to form a "peg" on to which the cap is cemented.
In such a case, it is very important to get to the dentist as quickly as possible after a tooth
has been knocked out.
Pitillo recounts that when she had her first baby she was astounded by the lack of information available regarding infant oral care and the ways to prevent tooth