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Dental Health Awareness

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DENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAM

DR. SHOURYA HEGDE

B.D.S., M.D.S.,

Assistant Professor Dept. of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics Yenepoya Dental College & Hospital Yenepoya University, Mangalore

They work with our tongue, lips and cheeks to help us say words correctly.

They act as space savers.

They guide the permanent teeth into place.

CROWN The part of the tooth above the gums. Just like a king’s hat!

ROOT:
The part of the tooth below the gumline. Just as the roots of a tree hold the tree in the ground, the roots of your teeth hold your teeth in your mouth. .

ENAMEL:
Covers the crown. Is the protective covering. Is the hardest thing in our body, even harder than bone!

DENTIN:
Is underneath the enamel. Makes up the largest part of our teeth. Is very hard (about the same hardness as our bones--- but not as hard as enamel).

PULP:
Fills the space inside the tooth. Contains blood vessels and nerves that keep the tooth alive!

Stains On T he Teeth
INTRINSIC STAINS: Dental Fluorosis

EXTRINSIC STAINS: -Poor Oral Hygiene -Tobacco Stains

Scaling /Cleaning Of Teeth
Before scaling

After scaling

GUM DISEASE AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE

PAN MASALA AND QUID

SMOKING

Betel leaves with tobacco

How does a tooth decay occur?

DENTAL CARIES/CAVITY

DENTAL CARIES/CAVITY

RVGRVG-RADIOVISIOGRAPHY

If you have a small cavity (tooth decay) and you… Visit the dentist regularly Have fluoride applied to your teeth Do a good job brushing Eat the right foods The cavity (tooth decay) may not spread further.

WISDOM TOOTH



Brush your teeth



Choose snacks wisely

IF YOU EAT SWEETS:
Eat them at meal times. . Brush your teeth afterward. If you cannot brush, swish with water and swallow! This helps to remove food particles from your teeth.

There are many snacks that not only taste good, but are good for you. Some foods can also help clean the plaque off the teeth like...

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