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Tag: tooth decay

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Why does my wisdom tooth cause me pain? Part of the tooth may be covered by a flap of gum. Bits of food and bacteria can get trapped under the..

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Wisdom Teeth 101

As a teenager, I often hear stories about how painful it is when the wisdom teeth grow in, creeping inside your jaws until one day, they decide to come out..

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Milk Teeth Anatomy 101

Hello readers! Today we will be talking about milk teeth, also known as baby, primary or deciduous teeth. To-may-to, to-mah-to, right? But to avoid confusion, we shall be using ‘primary..

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Dental Caries / Tooth Decay / Dental Cavity

Dental caries is the scientific term for tooth decay or dental cavity. Q: How does it occur? Certain bacteria in the mouth (eg Streptococcus mutans) converts sugar into acid which consequently destroys tooth structure..

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