Wisdom teeth are the most frequently extracted teeth. Common problems related to wisdom teeth include pericoronitis, caries, and even inflammation of the dental pulp.
The layer of enamel is made up of minerals like calcium phosphate and hydroxylapatite. Low concentration of such minerals on the tooth surface leads to the formation of chalky white spots on the dental crown. This condition is known as enamel hypocalcification.
Special needs dentistry is a broad term that refers to people with different developmental difficulties related to physical, mental, or sensory impairments.
The sensitivity of gums and teeth are treatable and preventable. Sensitivity itself indicate the possibility of the onset of severe periodontal diseases.
Less than average blood sugar can initiate the process of gum disease and affect the oral tissues severely. Gingival bleeding has also proved to be correlated to type II diabetes mellitus.
Loss of teeth during young age can be an effect of gum disease, tooth decay, or as a result of a dental abnormality in cases such as ectodermal dysplasia. In all such cases, dentures can be an excellent replacement for missing teeth.