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1 (Smiling and self esteem)

2 The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. There are 20 primary teeth The primary teeth are replaced starting usually at about age 6.

3 A child's baby teeth will fall out as their permanent teeth come in. Root of primary tooth is absorbed so the permanent tooth can come out 32 teeth total 4 different types Each type have a different job

4 Biting shaped like tiny chisels with flat ends that are somewhat sharp. They cut and chop food. There are 8

5 Tearing are pointy and sharp. They tear up food. There are 4

6 Transition located before the molars. They are considered transitional teeth. They guide food back to the molars for chewing. 8 premolars

7 Chewing is a tooth with a broad crown that is used to grind food and is located behind the premolars in the mouth. There are 12

8 Incisor = Biting 2. Canine = Tearing 3. Premolars = Help grind food, also to guide food back to the molars 4. Molars= Chew/Grind food Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last teeth to erupt in your mouth. This generally occurs between the ages of 17 and 25, a time of life that has been called the "Age of Wisdom."

9 A tooth becomes impacted when there is a lack of space in the dental arch and its growth and eruption are prevented by overlying gum, bone or another tooth.

10 CROWN: the part of the tooth above the gum. Enamel: Hard, shiny, white material which is even harder than bone. Protects the tooth from injury ROOT: the part which holds the tooth in the jaw bone

11 Gum: The place where the crow and root meet Dentin: It is a hard, bony material which makes up the biggest part of the tooth

12 Cementum: is a layer of bony material which covers the root. It acts as a protective shield. Pulp Cavity: is a bone- enclosed hollow space at the center of the tooth. It contains a soft, spongy substance called pulp, the nerves gives us signals of infection or injury

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14 Common Teeth Problems! A cavity develops when a tooth decays or breaks down. A cavity is a hole that can grow bigger and deeper over time. If you have a cavity, it's important to get it repaired.

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16 What to do: 1.Find the tooth 2.Handle the tooth only by its crown. 3.Gently rinse with saline solution or milk. 4.Keep the tooth from dying by: Inserting the tooth back into its socket and holding it in place. Storing the tooth in milk 5. See the dentist or go to your local emergency department right away

17 1.Brush at least twice a day. 2. Brush for at least 2 minutes 3.Floss at least once a day 4.Eat a well balanced diet. (choose your snacks wisely) 5.Visit a dentist twice a year

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