How many teeth do normal adults have?
With the exception of wisdom teeth, all 32 come out by age 13.
How long should you be brushing your teeth for?
True or False: The cuspids are the biggest teeth, used to chew and grind food.
Those are the MOLARS, not the cuspids.
What is the most common dental problem?
Surprisingly or not, tooth decay is the second most common disease in the United States after the common cold
Which of the sections points to the Enamel of the tooth.
Which of the sections includes the Gums?
What dental procedure is shown in this sequence?
What is gingivitis?
Gingivitis happens when plaque builds up on the teeth and causes the gums to become inflamed.
What is the procedure to replace a missing tooth called?
What kind of filling is shown in this image?
The use of amalgam metals in fillings has been going on for 150 years. That said, its use is today being debated.
What is a root canal performed for?
For correcting the alignment of malformed teeth
To repair decayed, stained or chipped teeth and close any gaps between them
To repair teeth in jeopardy because of tooth trauma or cavities
To treat dental diseases of the dental pulp to save teeth from extraction
How much of your tooth is buried within your gum?
True or False: Teeth are unique to each individual, much like fingerprints.
True, which is why it is often used to identify bodies that cannot be identified in other ways.
How many teeth do we lose when we transfer from baby teeth to adult?
Baby teeth are with us when we are born and erupt to the surface at around six months. These 20 teeth fall out at various times through childhood.