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Anatomy Of Tooth

The purpose of this article is to help patients understand the anatomy of a tooth. Each tooth has:
  • A crown
  • A root or roots
  • Supporting structures
What makes up a tooth? Enamel Enamel covers the wh

Dental care for children

Dental care for children and babies Your child’s first teeth (baby or primary teeth) will start to appear at around six months. It is important to look after these teeth as they allow your child to bite and chew food, and reserve space in the gums for the permanent teeth.

What Is Dental Caries?

What is dental caries? Dental caries or tooth decay is demineralisation of the tooth surface caused by acids in the mouth. Cavities are the result of prolonged loss of minerals like calcium and phosphate from enamel and dentine. A white spot on the tooth, often near the gums, may