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November 04, 2019
  My Whole Tooth Cells are the basic unit of life found in all living organisms. A cell is the smallest unit of life. Cells differentiate into specialized cell types to form teeth Ameloblasts are the types of cells that form enamel Odontoblasts are the types of cells that form dentin...
October 02, 2019
Will Vaping Hurt My Teeth? Vaping is the use of electronic cigarettes and is more popular amongst youth than any traditional tobacco product. Both electronic and conventional cigarettes contain Nicotine. Hence the Food and Drug Administration has not approved of electronic cigarettes as an item that...
July 01, 2019
dentigerous cyst Humans get 2 sets of teeth through life. The first set is known as the primary dentition or milk teeth. The second set is known as secondary dentition or permanent teeth. Sometimes, permanent teeth form but do not push through gum tissue or bone completely. When permanent teeth form and remain submerged under bone or gum tissue, it can be unnoticeable for the most part or cause some discomfort...
May 21, 2019
Irritation Fibroma An irritation fibroma is a mass of tissue in the mouth that commonly develops after cheek biting or other localized trauma. Other causes of fibroma in the mouth can be rubbing of a denture or retainer, repeatedly biting the area, or other foreign objects such as food irritating the area. They can develop in or around the mouth, including on the tongue, inside of the cheek and lips, and...
April 15, 2019
Can Celiac disease affect your teeth?Celiac disease can have many surprising effects on the oral health. This immune disease, triggered by exposure to gluten, can result in dental enamel defects, an increased risks of cavities, delay dental development, and cause sores or changes to the soft tissue in the mouth. Celiac disease affects 2 million Americans and is more likely to...
April 02, 2019
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March 27, 2019
What is a soft tissue graft Soft tissue graft What is a Soft tissue graft? A soft tissue graft is when gum tissue is taken from one part of the mouth, or from donor tissue and placed over exposed root surfaces. Gum recession is when the root surfaces of teeth are uncovered or...

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