Pulling a Tooth (Tooth Extraction)

June 22, 2018

Having a tooth pulled in adulthood is sometimes necessary. Possible Reasons for Pulling Teeth Although permanent teeth were expected to last a lifetime, there are some reasons why tooth extraction may be required. A common reason involves a tooth that is too severely damaged, from trauma or decay, to be repaired. Other causes include: A full mouth. Occasionally dentists pull teeth ready the mouth for orthodontia. The goal of orthodontia…

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Tooth Decay (Enamel Erosion & Deterioration)

June 22, 2018

`What enamel inside the Tooth? Enamel is the thin external cover of the tooth. This hardened shell is the strongest tissue in the human body. Enamel shields the crown which is the portion of the tooth that’s evident outside of the gums. Since enamel is translucent, you’d notice light gleaming through it. But the central part of the tooth, the dentin, is the element that gives your tooth color —…

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