Primary molars

Premolar Teeth – Structure, Function, and Some Interesting Facts

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.

Baby Teeth Eruption – Know Everything with the Help of Chart

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.

What are Dental Sealants? – Know Everything About It

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.

Can a Cracked Molar be Fixed? Detection & Treatment

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.

Arrival of Primary Molars – A Walkthrough for the Parents

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.

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