Tooth Decay In Baby Teeth Affects Permanent Teeth, Too

Dental News Tooth Decay In Baby Teeth Affects Permanent Teeth, Too March 25, 2002 By Nancy VolkersInteliHealth News Service A study in China has found that decay in a baby tooth (or primary tooth) is a risk factor for defects in the enamel of the permanent tooth that replaces it. The study took place in […]

Baby bottle tooth decay

Dental News BABY BOTTLE TOOTH DECAY Dr.’s Q&A Feb 1999 Ivanhoe Broadcast News Interview Transcript with Robert Musselman, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentist, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans How common is baby bottle tooth decay? Dr. Mussleman: We don’t have an exact figure on that. Estimates are as high as 40 percent in some concentrated […]

Bleaching

Bleaching It is said that the face is the mirror of the human mind. A beautiful face achieves results or good first impressions easily while the opposite provides an uphill struggle. Not surprisingly, our teeth draw in a great deal of attention and are a significant factor in judging attractiveness, so a clean, white smile […]

Bonding

Bonding Bonding is a restorative procedure performed to repair a damaged tooth that is either worn, chipped, decayed or discolored. After removing the damaged area, we “bond” or attach a tooth-colored material called composite resin onto the tooth. Bonding is also an effective way to close a small space or gap between two teeth. The […]

Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth Usually the first baby teeth to come into the mouth are the two bottom front teeth. They begin to appear when your child is about 6 to 8 months old. They are followed by the 4 upper front teeth.The remainder of your baby’s teeth will appearperiodically, usually in pairs on each side of […]

Caries (Decay)

Caries (Decay) Tooth decay is the disease known as caries or cavities. Unlike other diseases, however, caries is not life threatening and is highly preventable, though it affects most people to some degree during their lifetime. Tooth decay occurs when your teeth are frequently exposed to foods containing carbohydrates (starches and sugars) like chocolates, sticky […]