Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 2017

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

If your teeth hurt when you floss or brush, you could be having tooth sensitivity. The inside of your tooth is made up largely of a material known as dentin which is packed with tiny nerve endings. Dentin is protected by a harder outer layer called enamel.
Nerve irritation or tooth sensitivity occurs mostly when dentin […]

4 Types of Teeth

By the time a child is two years old, they will have twenty primary teeth. When they reach adulthood, they will normally have thirty-two teeth. The following are the four main teeth types and how they function.
Incisors
At the front of the mouth are eight teeth known as incisors. There are four of them at the […]

What are Dental crowns and Tooth Bridges?

Both dental crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, dental crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist.

How do crowns work?

A dental crown is used to entirely cover […]

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