The maxillary teeth that form the upper dentition of your mouth play a significant role in digestion. Along with helping you chew and speak, the maxillary teeth also have a substantial effect on the maxillary sinus.
A gag reflex is clinically known as a pharyngeal reflex. It is a reflex contraction of the throat muscles, especially the muscles at the back of the throat. These muscles are evoked by a physical touch to the sensitive areas of the mouth like the back of the tongue, the end of the palate, areas around the tonsils and back of the throat.
Tooth erosion also known as acid erosion or dental erosion is identified as a process of tooth wear. It is clinically defined as an irreversible loss of tooth structure due to a chemical dissolution of minerals of the tooth by acids which are not of bacterial origin.
Certain food items, such as blackberries, red wine, tea, coffee, sauces, etc., which are consumed in our regular diet may cause staining of the teeth over the time and affect your beautiful white smile.
Restorative dentistry relates to the study and diagnosis of disease and infections related to the teeth, gums and supporting bone. It constitutes a collection of different procedures that aim to restore the functions and aesthetics of your teeth and oral tissues.
Mesiodens tooth is a supernumerary tooth that erupts between two teeth, most commonly between the central incisors in the front i.e. the midline of the upper jaw.