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The difference between natal and neonatal teeth

The only difference between neonatal and natal teeth is the time of eruption. Neo-natal teeth are early deciduous teeth that come in during the first month of life.

Does decaf coffee still stain your teeth?

Staining from coffee, decaf or regular, mostly comes from the chromogens that make the beverage look dark.

All you need to know about macrodontia

Macrodontia is a dental condition in which one or several teeth are significantly larger than the others.

Bitewing dental x-rays

Bitewing radiograph is an intraoral x-ray showing the premolars and molars in a closed biting position. It is a diagnostic method for detecting the initial stage of tooth decay on the aproximal teeth surfaces.

Oral health risks of tongue tattoos

Tongue tattoos are drawings on the top surface of the tongue made of ink and introduced by tattoo needles.

What is baby bottle tooth decay?

Baby bottle tooth cavities affect the visible surface of the front teeth starting with upper incisors and then spreading to the canines, lower incisors and molars.

Why overbrushing your teeth can be dangerous?

Overbrushing can cause gum recession and abrasion lesions on the facial surface of the teeth. Carefully choose your toothbrush and toothpaste and avoid self-made dental tools.

The 5 Stages of Tooth Decay

The stages of dental caries start with demineralization and initial tooth lesions, then go through enamel and dentin destruction, pulp infection and abscess formation.

Geographic Tongue

Geographic tongue, also known as benign migratory glossitis, is a harmless condition that impacts the surface of your tongue. It results in patches with raised borders that look like islands.

What dental procedures are safe during pregnancy?

Dental treatments you are allowed to have during pregnancy.

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