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)
Now the importance of brushing & flossing comes here.
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 in the dental clinic.
After removal of the stains, brush your teeth twice a day with flossing to prevent recurrence.
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).
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 or secondary dentition (Figure 1 & 2).
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).
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