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TEETHTried Everything Else, Try Homeopathy. An acronym born of desperation when a deteriorating patient (e.g., with cancer, advanced rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis or other chronic non-remitting, progressive diseases) is refractory to any form of therapy, thus justifying the use of any measure, however statistically ineffective it might be.
tooth(tooth) (teth) plural.teeth
Everyone has two complete sets of teeth during his life. The 20 primary teeth are the first set of teeth a person develops. They exfoliate by age 14 and are replaced by the 32 permanent teeth. The permanent teeth include the following: incisors, canines (cuspids), premolars (bicuspids), and molars. On average, a child should have 6 teeth at 1 year, 12 teeth at 18 months, 16 teeth at 2 years, and 20 teeth at 12 years. Some children are born with a few erupted teeth; in other children the teeth may not appear until 16 months.
Health care professionals should assess patients’ teeth and gums during physical examinations, educate patients about routine dental hygiene (brushing, flossing, gum stimulation, use of oral rinses), and refer them to a dental professional for dental caries, eruption anomalies, or periodontal problems.See: dental plaque; periodontal disease
baby toothDeciduous tooth.
Popular treatments for hypersensitivity include topical varnishes, sealants, and topical fluoride applications. Other treatments include application of silver nitrate, formalin, glycerin, strontium chloride, potassium nitrate, calcium compounds, sodium citrate, and potassium oxalate.
The patient can reduce sensitivity by a regimen of plaque control, dentifrice with fluoride, self-applied fluoride, and control of diet.
milk toothDeciduous tooth.
primary toothDeciduous tooth.
secondary toothPermanent tooth.
teethThe instruments of biting (incisors), tearing (canines) and grinding (molars) of food. There are 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth, but it is common for one or more of the third molars, at the back (the ‘wisdom teeth’) to remain within the gum (unerupted) until well into adult life. The permanent teeth are numbered, 1 to 8, from the centre, in each quadrant. A dentist might thus refer to an ‘upper right 3’ meaning the patient's top right canine tooth.
Patient discussion about teeth
Q. what would be the best way to protect my teeth from decaying?i fill pain always in my private parties,what prb whenever i take long with out sex,so i would like the advice from my fewwol
Q. What are wisdom teeth? Why so many people talk about them and suffer from them?