Oral Healthcare Quiz
Teeth are one of the crucial aspects of our mouth. Here is a simple dental quiz to test your knowledge about the teeth and its various parts.
Teething is a natural process of tooth eruption that is commonly experienced by infants. This is the period when the primary teeth prepare to break and cut through the gums.
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.
Vomiting might occur during teething. However, teething is not the reason for vomiting in a child. Many parents may attribute vomiting as a symptom of teething, but they are not related to one another.
All primary teeth have an age, during which they fall out. The period is different for each tooth and more importantly, for each child. The age that your dentist tells you is an average, and it is not necessary that your child's milk teeth will fall at that time. Do not panic if your child's teeth fall off before or after that time.
Teething begins at the age of 6 months. The first teeth to appear in your baby's mouth are the lower front teeth or mandibular central incisors. The upper front teeth erupt simultaneously around the same age up to 8 months of age. By the age of one, your baby will get canines and molars will follow a few months after that.
Delayed tooth eruption in kids can be caused due to several factors such as Down’s syndrome, malnutrition, genetic abnormalities, etc. If a baby does not have any teeth by the age of 18 months, then take your child to a dentist for an examination.
Teething in babies can also bring in a lot of discomforts and diarrhea is one such condition. As the babies start teething, they move around and put various things in their mouth that may be contained with germs which disturbs their stomachs. However, there is no real evidence of a causal relationship between a child's teething and any issues with the digestive tract.
Toothpaste contains some chemicals that may be harmful to your baby’s gum tissue. Teething is a complicated process and to have a smooth teething experience, you should avoid chemicals. Your baby gets his or her first teeth at 6 to 8 months of age. Dentists strongly recommend that you should not apply toothpaste on your baby’s teeth and gums before they are two.
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.
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.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine, in our body that is usually secreted by a biochemical conversion process.