Dental Health

How Are Teeth Numbered ?

By Dr. Raj MD on May 30th, 2015 in Dental Health

Teeth Numbers Teeth are very important parts that serve as grinding apparatus in the oral cavity. They are fixed in the jaw.  Human teeth are diphyodont, i.e. they are replaced only once in the lifetime while teeth of nonmammalian vertebrates are polyphydont, i.e. they are replaced throughout life. The different types of teeth in a […]

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Supernumerary Teeth (Hyperdontia)

By Dr. Raj MD on July 17th, 2014 in Dental Health

Definition and What are they ? Supernumerary teeth or hyperdontia are extra teeth that are not supposed to be there. These teeth are outside the normal number and position of dentition. It may be single or multiple, unilateral or bilateral, erupted or impacted, and morphologically normal or malformed. One or two supernumeraries occur in 90% […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Teeth and Dental Health

By Dr. Raj MD on July 11th, 2014 in Dental Health

Most commonly asked questions in Dental Health It is not uncommon when someone gets a doubt if teeth are made of bones. Both of them are  firm, hard and white and are made of calcium. So the doubt is reasonable. Are teeth, bones? The answer is No. Teeth are not a type of bone and […]

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