Tooth enamel

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 33 - About 322 Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Drinks And Tooth Enamel

    • 313 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Possibly one of the most important things in your body are your teeth and caring for them is a critical job. Tooth enamel is only repairable to an extent, once you get to a certain point you will require tooth bonding or crowns. With a rapid increase in Americas consumption of sugary or highly caffeinated drinks also comes more teeth problems in children. Drinking liquids high in sugar creates a bacteria that causes an acid that eats away at your enamel. Not only that, but those drinks contain acid themselves which further contributes to the problem. Most people believe that drinking diet sodas eliminates but that statement is completely false. In an experiment conducted by Matthew M. Rodgers at University of Michigan it was revealed that diet sodas corroded tooth enamel faster.…

    • 313 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Dental Fluorosis

    • 1099 Words
    • 5 Pages

    Enamel is the hardest substance in the body, which it has to be to endure the biting forces of everyday mastication and clenching that people often put their teeth through. Enamel is the outer layer on the crown of the tooth which give the teeth that is esthetically pleasing to the eye. However, enamel is not able to replenish itself so once it is gone there is no way for the body to regenerate more. A 12-year-old female girl has new molars coming in and the appearance of them is a…

    • 1099 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Fluoridation: Creating Better Smiles Everyday “Water Fluoridation has changed the smiles of Americans for 57 years” –Scott M. Presson, DDS, MPH, and Chief of the Program Services Branch in the division of Oral Health at the Center for Dieses Control and Prevention (Molony). Water fluoridation is defined as; “to add fluoride to drinking water to reduce tooth decay” (Fallon). Most communities have fluoridated drinking water. Almost all water contains some naturally occurring fluoride, but at…

    • 1693 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Staining Of Teeth Essay

    • 1138 Words
    • 5 Pages

    caring how they dress and look a big factor is the way you smile and how your teeth look. People are always wondering why their teeth get darker. The bulk of the tooth consists of dentin. Dentin is a substance that is kind of like bone but it is harder. Covering the dentin is a tough durable layer named enamel. “ Enamel is composed primarily of calcium phosphate and is the hardest substance in the body.” (Graaff & Fox 1999) “Enamel consist of approximately 97% calcified (inorganic) materials…

    • 1138 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Dental Toothpaste Analysis

    • 1395 Words
    • 6 Pages

    between fluoridation of the water and a reduction in the prevalence of dental caries in children. Furthermore, a national survey conducted in Ireland between the years of 1983 and 1984 revealed the benefits of having fluoride in the water system. The survey found that the mean DMFT (decayed, missing and filled teeth) in fluoridated communities declined, going from 1.8 to 1.3 (Harding & O’Mullane, 2013). However, this study showed that there are consequences to water fluoridation, like the…

    • 1395 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Dental Erosion Lab Report

    • 797 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Dental erosion is the wearing down of tooth enamel by acids. Different types of beverages cause dental erosion (Olde, 2015). By measuring the mass of egg shells before and after they are exposed to these common beverages will determine which beverages contribute the most towards dental erosion and tooth decay. The purpose of using egg shells is because they are made of calcium the same element that the human tooth is made of (Goldblatt, Samberson, Diamond, 2013). To test the effects of common…

    • 797 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Black principles of extension for prevention, to preservation of tooth structure by ultraconservative techniques of minimal invasive dentistry also known as microdentistry. Compared with principles of traditional operative dentistry centred on diagnosing and treating decay in the late stages, the modalities of microdentistry are centred on early detection and diagnosis, prevention and minimal intervention. Air abrasion is a treatment modality, which preserves the structural integrity of the…

    • 1164 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    come in contact with the teeth when chewing food or drinking beverages. The sugar containing in foods or drinks enters the mouth and the bacteria in the plaque begin turning food into acid which can slowly start to destroy the teeth. The acid plaque will slowly start to eat away all the healthy minerals like the phosphate mineral and calcium in the tooth enamel which will end up causing the enamel to wear out due to the acidic levels in foods and drinks. But however, according to the website…

    • 846 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In Tooth Decay Battle, Laser for the Win! [long form] As Darth Vader knows, a laser is a valuable aid in taking out your enemies. It turns out our Alma, MI dentist Dr. Thomas J. McDonald has a little something in common with the “Star Wars” bad guy. Like the Sith Lord, Dr. McDonald frequently arms himself with a laser on the job. Unlike Vader, though, he uses his laser for good, not evil. Dr. McDonald uses his laser in the battle against tooth decay, every dentist’s sworn enemy. He uses the…

    • 782 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Fluoride Effects

    • 489 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Fluorine is the world's thirteenth most bounteous component and constitutes 0.08% of the Earth's outer layer. It has the most electronegativity of all components. Fluoride is broadly conveyed in the earth. In January of 1945, Grand Rapids in the United States, fluoridated the water in the community to a level of 1 ppm as a dental caries aversion measure. Nonetheless, water fluoridation remains a disputable general wellbeing measure. The article reviews the importance of Fluoride and the effects…

    • 489 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 33