Baby born with a tooth! What to do?

Natal Teeth is a term that describes a baby born with a tooth or teeth, however the term neonatal teeth implies for a tooth that erupt within the subsequent 30 days after the baby has born. (Figure 1) Advertisements

Dental Caries

Now the importance of brushing & flossing comes here.

Teeth Stained! What to do?

Staining is classified into two types: Extrinsic Staining Intrinsic Staining Extrinsic Staining, as the name implies its caused by extrinsic agents like tea, coffee, mouthwashes, tobacco use, any restorative procedures such silver restorations (amalgam) on the outer surface of the teeth. They can be treated with a mixture of a specific powder and a toothpaste…

How to Deal with Anxious Children during Dental Treatment?

Its a common belief among many individuals that being “good with people” is an inborn art and owes little to science or training. It is true that some individuals have a more open deposition and can relate well to others (Figure 1).

Physiologic Tooth Movement: Eruption & Shedding

The jaws of an infant can accommodate only a few small teeth. Because teeth, when formed, cannot increase in size, the larger jaws of the adult require not only more but also bigger teeth. This accommodation is accomplished with two dentitions. The first is the deciduous or primary dentition, and the second is the permanent…

Structure of Oral Cavity Tissues

This article presents an overview of the structures of tooth & oral cavity, The salivary glands, the bones of the jaw, and the articulations between the jaws (temporomandibular joints).