Premolars are double pointed teeth that are present between canine and first molar. They are also called transitional teeth because they have the property of both canine and molars.
Kids have 20 teeth, also called the deciduous teeth or primary teeth. All primary teeth should erupt by the time a child is 2 to 3 years of age. A general rule is for every six months of life, approximately four teeth will erupt. Girls precede boys in tooth eruption, lower teeth usually erupt before upper teeth, and primary teeth typically erupt in pairs.
Dental sealants seal deep grooves and make the top surfaces of your teeth smooth. Dentists prefer to apply sealants in newly erupted molar teeth in children. On rare occasions, sealants are helpful for adults and primary teeth as well.
Cracked tooth syndrome occurs when there is a very fine crack in the tooth surface. Molars (lower back teeth) absorb most of the forces of chewing and hence cracks on molars are common. Common causes of a cracked molar are large restorations, chewing on something hard like ice or meat bones, trauma, etc.
We often see behavior changes like irritability and anguish in a toddler during primary molars eruption. The major discomfort is due to red and swollen gums around the area of eruption. As parents, you can ease this discomfort for your child by just altering their food habits and maintaining proper oral hygiene.
Yes, it is safe to swim while you on periods. Period blood doesn't flow outside the vagina like it usually does due to the counter-pressure of the water. But You still need to wear some a tampon or a menstrual cup to avoid getting into a sticky situation.
Resin tooth filling typically contains a filler particle such as quartz, which provides the mixture's strength and color. It is costly as compared to silver tooth filling.
In some cases, the change in period blood color can indicate a health problem like fibroids, low estrogen levels, and even vaginosis.