When’s the last time you had to remove a tooth? Did you experience a toothache for days before it was removed? How about ice cream – did your teeth hurt when you last ate some?
Your teeth are incredibly strong, but they can also be sensitive. You use your teeth all the time – how much do you know about them?
The enamel in your teeth is _______ than bone tissue.
At most, adult humans have a permanent set of ___ teeth.
How much of your teeth is located under your gums?
According to the 2019 Global Burden of Disease report, tooth decay, or dental cavities, is the _______ most common non-communicable disease.
These teeth are used primarily for cutting food.
What is another term for premolars?
This is the topmost part of your tooth. Its shape provides a clue about the tooth’s function.
This refers to the soft, sensitive tissue found within the center of your tooth. It is composed of a clump of blood vessels and nerves.
These distinct teeth end in slightly sharp points and aid you in tearing food, particularly meat, when you bite.
Herbivores have plenty of this type of teeth. The tooth has several small cusps on top that help you grind and break down food as you chew.
This part of the tooth makes up the majority of its structure. It lies beneath the enamel layer.
Humans grow ___ sets of teeth over their lifetime.
How many teeth are found in the first (baby teeth) set?
To prevent gum disease, dentists recommend brushing your teeth _______ a day.
As a general rule, it is advisable to visit a dentist to check on your teeth every…