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Adult people usually have 32 permanent teeth and children have 20 baby teeth. Despite the fact that extra teeth in the mouth are quite rare, they affect 0.15-4% of the population. This condition is called hyperdontia and these extra teeth are called supernumerary teeth. Hyperdontia can occur in everyone but it is more often associated with people who have Gardner's syndrome, Down's syndrome, or those born with a cleft lip. In adult men, supernumerary teeth occur twice as often as in adult women. In this article, we will tell you everything you should know about supernumerary teeth.
Supernumerary teeth can develop in any part of the mouth but they tend to grow among permanent teeth. They can be found among baby teeth and it’s more difficult to identify them since they are similar to other teeth and are in the correct position. A clinical examination at the dentist or...
Proper dental hygiene is not only essential for our teeth but also for the whole body. Bad bacteria from the mouth can easily enter the bloodstream and cause inflammation wherever it spreads. Therefore, bad teeth threaten with many health issues such as respiratory infections, erectile dysfunction, pregnancy complications, dementia, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and even cancer. Let’s figure out how poor dental hygiene affects heart and brain health.
Poor Dental Hygiene and Heart Problems
A new study found that tooth brushing three times a day can reduce the risk of heart failure by more than 10%. Researchers at Ewha Women's University in Seoul, South Korea, have studied whether improving oral hygiene can affect the risk of atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
Scientists evaluated data from more than 160,000 participants aged 40 to 79 years, who at the beginning of the study didn’t have diagnosed atrial fibrillation or...
If you have ideal, unrestored teeth without fillings and gums you are the ideal candidate for teeth whitening. Therefore, this cosmetic procedure is not recommended for everyone. There numerous ways to whiten your teeth including strips, trays, over-the-counter gels and whitening products purchased from a dentist. The following section focuses on the description of the most common teeth whitening methods.
In the majority of cases, toothpaste helps to remove surface stains. It happens because of the mild abrasives that are contained in the toothpaste. Some of the include chemical agents and gentle polishing assisting in providing additional stain removal effectiveness. Whitening toothpaste does not contain bleach and can only help with stains removal. Over-the-counter and professional products for teeth whitening contain hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide that allow lightening the color deep in the tooth. However, it can only be done by about one shade. In comparison, professional...
Your smile is your asset that you don't want to lose at any cost. So, what are the measures you can do to keep your smile healthy? Many of us are not so careful about our oral hygiene. Sooner or later we are left with nothing, but feeling regret of losing your precious healthy smile. Poor oral hygiene can lead to various health issues. You may need emergency dental care. Below are some healthy ways to keep your teeth healthy ever.
Say bye-bye to Too Cold or Hot Beverages
Your teeth are rock solid, but it doesn't mean you can have anything. Drinking too hot or too cold can cause sensitivity. So, you will have to pledge to stay away from the beverages that can cause tooth sensitivity because it may lead to pain and later the root of teeth can weak.
Don't go to bed without brushing your teeth...