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  ADA.org: Oral Health Topics: Tooth Eruption Charts
A tooth is composed of four dental tissues: enamel, dentin and cementum, which are hard or calcified, and pulp, which is soft or noncalcified.
That part of the tooth that is beneath enamel and cementum.
The portion of the pulp cavity inside the root of a tooth; the chamber within the root of the tooth that contains the pulp.
www.ada.org /public/topics/tooth.asp   (223 words)

  
  Tooth - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Adult teeth naturally darken with age as the pulp within the tooth shrinks and dentin is deposited in its place.
In the future, tooth decay may be banished by treatment with a genetically modified bacterium, according to research at the University of Florida.
Tooth, Human teeth, Tooth decay, Plaque, Caries (Cavities), Tooth care, Dentures and "false" teeth, Abnormalities of the dentition, Development of teeth, Facts about teeth in non-human animals, People and characters famous for their teeth, See also, External links, Articles lacking sources from June 2006, All articles lacking sources, Human anatomy, Dentistry and Teeth.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Tooth   (2379 words)

  
  tooth - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tooth or consequences: what to do in a medical emergency.
The white stuff: tooth whiteners are on the rise, offering margins that make other toothpastes pale in comparison.
Associated tooth set of the Late Cretaceous Lamniform shark, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon (Mitsukurinidae), from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-tooth.asp   (185 words)

  
 Tooth Anatomy
When you are looking at a tooth in the mouth, you are seeing millions of these little enamel rods packed side by side, but you are seeing them end-on, as in the illustration on the right which is a reasonable representation of their cross section.
The tooth is formed from the outside toward the inside, with the dental pulp slowly replacing itself with tooth structure.
Cementum is to the root of a tooth as enamel is to the crown.
www.doctorspiller.com /tooth_anatomy.htm   (1981 words)

  
 Tooth Extraction: Encyclopedia of Surgery
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone.
Tooth extraction can be performed with local anesthesia if the tooth is exposed and appears to be easily removable in one piece.
The dentist or oral surgeon uses an instrument called an elevator to luxate, or loosen, the tooth; widen the space in the underlying bone; and break the tiny elastic fibers that attach the tooth to the bone.
health.enotes.com /surgery-encyclopedia/tooth-extraction   (1222 words)

  
 Tooth Enamel Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The effects of bruxism on an anterior tooth, revealing the dentin and pulp which are normally hidden by enamel.
The extent to which tooth decay is likely, known as cariogenicity, depends on factors such as how long the sugar remains in the mouth.
Furthermore, normal tooth contact is compensated physiologically by the periodontal ligaments (pdl) and the arrangement of dental occlusion.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Tooth_enamel   (3977 words)

  
 eMedicine - Tooth Discoloration : Article by A Ross Kerr, DDS, MSD
A tooth is composed of a crown (ie, the portion exposed to the oral cavity) and 1 or more roots (ie, the portion enveloped in bone and the periodontium) (see Image 1).
Tooth abrasion manifests as yellow areas in which the enamel surface is lost (eg, buccal cervical regions) as a result of overzealous toothbrushing with a hard-bristled or medium-bristled toothbrush (see Image 8).
Tooth replacement with osseointegrated implants is a feasible option in many patients, depending on the medical condition of the patient, the quality and quantity of the maxillary and/or mandibular bone, and the proximity of the tooth to nerves and sinuses.
www.emedicine.com /derm/topic646.htm   (7352 words)

  
 BuddhaNet.Net: Sacred Island - A Buddhist Pilgrim's Guide to Sri Lanka: Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.
It is this tooth that is believed to be enshrined in the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.
The history of the tooth relic prior to its arrival in Sri Lanka in the ninth year of the reign of King Srimeghavanna is scant, fragmentary and full of fantastic details.
The Temple of the Tooth is in the center of the town.
www.buddhanet.net /sacred-island/temple-of-the-tooth.html   (1290 words)

  
 Anatomy and Development of the Mouth and Teeth - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
The mother's diet should have adequate amounts of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C, and vitamin D. Certain medications, such as tetracycline, should not be taken by the mother while she is pregnant as this can cause harm to the developing teeth of the embryo.
The first tooth to erupt is usually a middle, front tooth on the lower jaw, known as the central incisor.
The last baby tooth is usually lost around the age of 12, and is the cuspid or second molar.
www.lpch.org /diseaseHealthInfo/healthLibrary/dental/teethanat.html   (533 words)

  
 Tooth extraction
Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone.
Tooth extraction can be performed with local anesthesia if the tooth is exposed and appears to be easily removable in one piece.
An instrument called an elevator is used to loosen (luxate) the tooth, widen the space in the bone, and break the tiny elastic fibers that attach the tooth to the bone.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/tooth_extraction.jsp   (990 words)

  
 Tooth - definition from Biology-Online.org
Eat, dandelion, dent the tooth of a wheel, dental, dentist, indent, tine of a fork, tusk.
Any projection corresponding to the tooth of an animal, in shape, position, or office; as, the teeth, or cogs, of a cogwheel; a tooth, prong, or tine, of a fork; a tooth, or the teeth, of a rake, a saw, a file, a card.
Tooth and nail, as if by biting and scratching; with one's utmost power; by all possible means.
www.biology-online.org /dictionary/Tooth   (572 words)

  
 Tooth Decay
Tooth decay is the process that results in a cavity (dental caries).
Tooth decay usually does not cause symptoms until you have a cavity or an infected tooth.
Treatment for tooth decay depends on how bad it is. You may be able to reverse slight tooth decay by using fluoride.
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 NovaWhite's Tooth Whitening Gel Discount Keeps Your Smile Looking Dazzling
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That's where the regular supply of tooth whitening gel from the WhiteningClub comes to the fore and protects your investment in your dazzling smile.
NovaWhite is a professional tooth whitening service that engages in state-of-the-art innovations in tooth bleaching treatment delivery.
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 Introduction: Tooth Disorders: Merck Manual Home Edition
Tooth decay, which often leads to toothache and tooth loss, is largely preventable with good oral hygiene to remove plaque and prevent tartar buildup.
Abnormal tooth color is not the same as the darkening or yellowing of teeth that occurs as a person grows older or exposes his teeth to staining substances, such as coffee, tea, and cigarette smoke.
Graying of a tooth may be a symptom of a previous infection within the tooth that has seriously damaged the pulp, which is the living center of the tooth.
www.merck.com /mmhe/sec08/ch114/ch114a.html   (647 words)

  
 Impacted tooth Encyclopedia of Medicine - Find Articles
An impacted tooth is any tooth that is prevented from reaching its normal position in the mouth by tissue, bone, or another tooth.
Less common symptoms of an impacted tooth are swollen lymph nodes in the neck, difficulty opening the mouth, and prolonged headache.
The tooth may have to be removed in pieces to minimize destruction to the surrounding structures.
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 Should I pull out a very loose tooth? - BabyCenter
In our case, our daughter's permanent tooth was coming in behind the baby tooth and pushing the baby tooth forward to the point where her gum was developing an ulcer.
Her gum healed the day after we pulled the tooth, but still it was pretty unsettling to see a gaping crack down her gum when I thought I would only see a small indention where her tooth had been.
I think in normal cases the permanent tooth pushes the baby tooth out, but in our case, with the new tooth coming in from behind, it was best to get the baby tooth out in the hopes that the perm.
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 MySpace.com - Tooth - Sydney aka APEC City, AU - Psychedelic / Progressive / Pop - www.myspace.com/toothsydney
Then in 2005 with a renewed verve Tooth buried themselves deep into developing an album which was to be their finest work, Mudlarking, a double CD epic, with all of musicality, passion, hope, anger and release accumilated over the years into an earthy and highly charged work.
Tooth appear to be operating in a different time frame, and possibly even in another dimension.This is music that seems to share something with a late '60s spirit, a time when creating something beautiful and different took higher priority.
Tooth bring together elements of prog, Krautrock, psychedelia, and other sounds besides to create a hybrid sound that is not quite like anything else.
www.myspace.com /toothsydney   (1843 words)

  
 Tooth abscess: What are the symptoms? - MayoClinic.com
A tooth abscess is a collection of pus that forms due to a bacterial infection in the roots of teeth or in the gum tissue surrounding teeth.
The main symptom of a tooth abscess is a severe, persistent, throbbing toothache.
Treatment of a tooth abscess is directed at eliminating the infection, preserving the tooth and preventing complications.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/tooth-abscess/AN01405   (296 words)

  
 The Tooth Fairy
Tooth Fairy Tales Here are some cute storys on tape that teach good dental hygiene to little kids.
Children from countries on each continent explain what they do when they lose a tooth, including throwing their teeth on the roof!
This link takes you to Amazon where you can read more about the book and purchase it.
www.toothfairy.org   (183 words)

  
 Tooth abscess
A tooth abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) resulting from bacterial infection of the center (pulp) of a tooth.
The center of the tooth, including the nerve and vascular tissue (pulp), is removed along with decayed portions of the tooth.
Surgical drainage of the abscess or extraction of the affected tooth may be necessary.
www.pennhealth.com /ency/article/001060.htm   (542 words)

  
 Abscessed Tooth symptoms, warning signs and treatment on MedicineNet.com
An abscessed tooth is a painful infection at the root of a tooth or between the gum and a tooth.
Other causes of tooth abscess are trauma to the tooth, such as when it is broken or chipped, and gingivitis or gum disease.
A toothache that is severe and continuous and results in gnawing or throbbing pain or sharp or shooting pain are common symptoms of an abscessed tooth.
www.medicinenet.com /abscessed_tooth/article.htm   (635 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Impacted tooth
An impacted tooth is a tooth that fails to fully pass through the gums.
If the impacted tooth is not causing infection or inflammation, or is not affecting the alignment of the other teeth, no treatment may be necessary.
If the tooth is deeply impacted or difficulty with extraction is expected, the dentist may refer the person to an oral surgeon for tooth removal.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001057.htm   (701 words)

  
 Adult Health Advisor 2005.4: Tooth Abscess
An abscess at the root is usually caused by severe tooth decay.
An abscess between a tooth and gum usually forms when bacteria and food become trapped in an area that is hard to clean.
Root canal therapy is the usual treatment for an abscess at the root of a tooth.
www.med.umich.edu /1libr/aha/aha_dentalab_crs.htm   (979 words)

  
 Innovative Tooth Whitening Treatment Delivery System Offers High Speed and Security
This tooth bleaching program provides customers with the type of sustained treatment that can keep their smile enhanced over the long-term.
Professional tooth whitening has come of age in recent years, thanks to new developments in the laboratory that have enhanced the effectiveness of tooth bleaching products.
NovaWhite Pte Ltd is a professional tooth whitening service that engages in state-of-the-art innovations in tooth bleaching treatment delivery.
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Tooth abscess
Periapical abscess; Dental abscess; Tooth infection; Abscess - tooth
A tooth abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) resulting from bacterial infection of the center of a tooth.
A tooth abscess is a complication of tooth decay.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001060.htm   (575 words)

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