Dental Anatomy

An Overview of the Different Types of Dental Tissues

Typically, a tooth is made from three distinct tissues, namely the pulp, dentin, and enamel. The primary purpose of all these layers is to provide adequate protection and support for the tooth to last for a lifetime.

Know Everything About Permanent Teeth & Its Characteristics

Permanent teeth are commonly referred to as adult teeth. Permanent dentition typically consists of 32 teeth in total – 16 teeth in each dental arch.

Dental Anatomy – Structural & Functional Facts of Human Teeth

There are 4 types of teeth in our mouth - the incisors, canines, premolars, & molars. Incisors & canines are meant to cut & tear the food respectively while the premolars and molars function in grinding and crushing the food.

An Insight on Cementoenamel Junction

Cementoenamel junction is the junction where the layer of enamel covering the crown meets cementum that includes the root of the tooth.

What is Cementum in Teeth? With Classification

Cementum is a bone-like mineralized tissue lining the dentin of the root that protects the root and also serves as an attachment surface to anchor the periodontal ligament to the tooth.

Baby Teeth Fall Out – Know What to Expect

Your child will start to lose their baby teeth by the age of 5 years. Baby teeth fall to make room for the permanent teeth to erupt.

Do You Know Tooth Pulp? – The Heart of Your Tooth

The pulp is the neurovascular bundle central to each tooth, permanent or primary. It comprises a central pulp chamber, pulp horns, and radicular canals.

Adult with Baby Teeth – Cause & Treatment Options

A primary tooth is considered over retained when the eruption of the corresponding permanent tooth is delayed for more than a year from the expected date.

Know Everything About Primary Dentition or Baby Teeth

Primary teeth are the first set of dentition that erupts in a person's mouth. It comprises of 20 teeth- 4 central incisors, 4 lateral incisors, 4 canines, and 8 molars.

Tongue – Its Anatomy, Structure, and Functions

The tongue is a fleshy, muscular organ in the mouth. A moist, pink oral mucosa covers it. The surface of the tongue looks rough due to the presence of papillae.

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