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structure of the teeth in relation to dental disease

John Howard Mummery

structure of the teeth in relation to dental disease

by John Howard Mummery

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J. Howard Mummery.
SeriesSpecial report series -- no. 70, Special report series (Medical Research Council (Great Britain)) -- no. 70.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18856783M

Tooth pathology is any condition of the teeth that can be congenital or acquired. Sometimes a congenital tooth diseases are called tooth abnormalities. These are among the most common diseases in humans The prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of these diseases are the base to the dentistry profession, in which are dentists and dental hygienists, and its sub-specialties, Specialty: Dentistry. Stress-Related Dental ProblemsTemporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ) and myofacial pain dysfunciton (MPD) are two stress-related disorders that can cause pain in the teeth and jaw. Signs of these disorders include tenderness or tension in the cheek muscles, an inability to open your mouth wide, and a clicking, cracking, or popping sensation.

DENTAL DISEASES AND ORAL HEALTH Dental diseases are the most prevalent chronic diseases worldwide, and a costly burden to health care treatment of dental diseases is expensive, accounting for between 5% and 10% of total health care expenditures in industrialized countries. In most developing low-income. The most common type of abrasion is from the use of a hard bristled tooth brush or strong toothpaste abrasives which can cause damage to the tooth. Habits such as fingernail biting or pen chewing can also cause abrasion. EROSION Erosion is the loss of tooth structure due to the constant exposure of the tooth .

Oral Health Education Curriculum Grades K – 5 Table of Contents Resource List Feedback Form Kindergarten Module Lesson Plan (1) Explain why brushing teeth is an important daily task. Lesson Plan (2) Discuss which people in the community can answer questions about teeth. First Grade Module. Dentists and dental hygienists measure periodontal disease using a device called a periodontal probe. This thin "measuring stick" is gently placed into the space between the gums and the teeth, and slipped below the : Bacteria related plaque build up.


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Structure of the teeth in relation to dental disease by John Howard Mummery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dental caries is an infectious microbiological disease of the teeth that results in localized dissolution and destruction of the calcified tissues.

It is the second most common cause of tooth loss and is found universally, irrespective of age, sex, caste, creed or geographic Size: KB. Citation. Reports of the Committee for the Investigation of the Causes of Dental Disease. The Structure of Teeth in Relation to Dental Disease.

The Dental Diet: The Surprising Link between Your Teeth, Real Food, and Life-Changing Natural Health [Lin, Steven] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Dental Diet: The Surprising Link between Your Teeth, Real Food, and Life-Changing Natural Health/5(). The relationship of deciduous enamel structure to dental disease. Mortimer KV. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms.

Adolescent; Child; Child, Preschool; Dental Caries/pathology* Dental Enamel/pathology* Humans; Infant; Microscopy, Polarization; Tooth Calcification* Tooth, Deciduous/pathology*Cited by: Structure of tooth.

Causes of dental decay. Bacteria are present on the surface of our teeth. Food deposits and bacteria form a layer called plaque. Bacteria on the plaque feed on sugars, producing acid.

This acid dissolves enamel, forming a hole. Dentine underneath the enamel is softer –. • Oral structures are essential in reflecting local and systemic health • Oral anatomy: a fundamental of dental sciences on which the oral health care provider is based.

• Oral anatomy used to assess the relationship of teeth, both within and between the arches. Diet, nutrition and the prevention of dental diseases (PDF 26P) Oral health is related to diet in many ways, for example, nutritional influences on craniofacial development, oral cancer and oral infectious diseases.

Dental diseases impact considerably on self esteem and. The structure of dental plaque refers to the manner in which the elements of dental plaque, predom- inantly bacteria, are organized and interrelated. Although this definition may suggest a vision of a rather static assembly of microorganisms content- edly sticking to a.

teeth. The signs of infection are bleeding, purulence (pus), swelling, heat and bad odor of the gums. In more advanced cases (periodontitis),the supporting bone under the teeth resorbs, leaving loose and painful teeth.

As such, immune deficient patients should be close ly monitored and treated by their dentist and dental hygienist. The Importance of Oral and Dental Health in College Students. This note covers the following topics: Bacterial Diversity in the Oral Cavity, Oral-Systemic Link, Tooth Brushing, Flossing, Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes, Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers, Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer, Acute Dental Trauma, Controlling Bleeding and Swelling, Complications of Oral Piercings.

However, dentists can clean pockets up to 6 to 7 millimeters (¼ inch) deep using scaling and root planing techniques, which thoroughly remove plaque and tartar and the diseased root surface.

For pockets 5 millimeters (1/5 inch) deep or more, surgery is often required. Grades 3 to 5 • Human Body Series. Mouth and Teeth. You use them every day, so taking care of your mouth and teeth is important.

How kids clean their teeth now can affect their dental health throughout their lives. These activities will help your students learn about their sense of taste and taking care of their teeth. Several dental diseases can cause oral health problems affecting the teeth, gums, or other tissues and parts of the mouth.

They may range in severity from a simple mouth ulcer to a common tooth cavity, or up to a deadly mouth cancer.

Dental diseases may cause pain and compromise our ability to chew, smile, or speak properly. Vitamin K2 is also responsible for the structure and strength of your teeth. And gum disease, by definition, is the breakdown of your teeth and gums, so it’s no surprise that vitamin K2 deficiency would present as both gum disease and gum disease.

surfaces of each tooth—the outside, biting, and inside surfaces. Dental floss or a floss substitute, such as OpalpixTM, is needed to scrape off plaque off the two side surfaces. The sides of teeth are where cavities and gum infections can be Dental Health and Lung Disease Am J. Along with the cementum, the periodontal ligament connects the teeth to the tooth sockets.

Nerves and blood vessels. Blood vessels supply the periodontal ligament with nutrients, while nerves help Author: Adrienne Santos-Longhurst. Dental disease Toothache. Local causes - this usually arises as a result of irritation of the nerve supplying the affected tooth.

This can be due to a number of local problems, including inflammation of the pulp (pulpitis), infection and, most commonly, decay. Steven Lin is a board-accredited dentist, speaker, and author.

Frustrated by the dental profession’s limited approach to applying without addressing the cause of disease, Dr. Lin merged anthropological, physiological, and nutritional science with oral health to integrate effective prevention strategies into his dental Reviews: The dental hygienist also uses oral anatomy to assess the relationship of teeth, both within and between the arches.

These factors influence care plans, evidence-based decision making, professional recommendations, and referral to other health care practitioners. 12 Developmental alterations Number Size Shape Structure Developmental alterations Number Hypodontia Lack of development of one or more teeth Anodontia Total lack of tooth development Hyperdontia Development of an increased number of teeth Hypodontia Common dental anomaly %-8% (excluding third molars) Female predominance about Uncommon in primary dentition.

Tooth loss can occur when one or more teeth fall out or they are extracted due to dental diseases such as tooth decay and gum disease, or lost due to tooth injuries or mouth trauma. Read more» Tooth abscess is an accumulation of pus at the area around a tooth root or in the gums, as a result of a tooth or gum infection.Page - Tooth had been filed with a rounded file, and afterwards had been finely polished.

At these places the bony parts, being exposed, become brown. I have seen instances, where it appeared as if the outer surface of the bony part, which is in contact with the inner surface of the enamel, had first been lost, so that the attraction of cohesion between the two had been destroyed ; and as.Basic Structure of a Tooth As can be seen from the figure,the various layers of the tooth and its internal structure, each tooth has two parts - crown and the root as well as how the tooth relates to the gum and surrounding jaw bone.

The crown is the part of the tooth that is visible above the gum (gingiva). The root is the region of the tooth that is below the gum.