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Mouth-Tongue and teeth

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Keshav Reddy

on 23 October 2016

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Transcript of Mouth-Tongue and teeth

Types of teeth
Incisors. Incisors are the eight teeth in the front and center of your mouth
Canines. Your four canines are the next type of teeth to develop.
Premolars. You have four premolars on each side of your mouth
Molars.four upper and four lower

The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth.
Interesting Facts
The color of the tongue tells us if there are any health conditions which need to be addressed to.
How to take care of your Oral cavity
Interesting facts
1.If you're right handed, you will chew your
food on your right side. If you're left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side..
Mouth-Tongue and teeth

The crown or the visible part of teeth is covered
by enamel
The enamel protects dentin
Cementum is a thin calcified covering of the root of the tooth.
Lying beneath the dentin is the pulp cavity
The root is that section of the tooth that is embedded into the jawbone
The term 'periodontium' refers to the tissues that surround and anchor the teeth.
Gums (gingiva) is the tissue that covers the upper and lower jaw. It is a soft tissue lining surrounding the base of the teeth.

2. Just like finger prints, tooth prints are unique to each individual.

3. A snail's mouth is no larger than the head of a pin, but it can have over 25,000 teeth!
4. The most valuable tooth belonged to Sir Isaac Newton. In 1816 one of his teeth was sold in London for $3,633, or in today's terms $35,700.
5. 78% of Americans have had at least 1 cavity by age 17.
The human tongue is considered to be the strongest muscle in the body
The human tongue is somewhat similar to the fingertips.
Our tongue is the only muscle which is not connected on both sides
Our tongue has to be moist and presence of saliva is necessary in order to identify the taste of food.
The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth.
Tiny bumps called papillae give the tongue its rough texture.
Thousands of taste buds cover the surfaces of the papillae.
Taste buds are collections of
nerve-like cells that connect
to nerves running into the
he tongue is anchored to
the mouth by webs of
tough tissue and mucosa
Brush each morning and each evening. When you brush you should do so for at least two minutes. ...
Use a fluoride toothpaste. Fluoride protects the enamel and makes you less likely to get cavities. ...
Floss daily. ...
Use mouthwash. ...
Brush or scrape your tongue. ...
Clean the tongue on a regular basis to prevent bacteria from growing
You can also rinse your mouth with saline water.
Occasionally, you can use a mouth wash after scraping
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