Oct 30, 2017
Teething is mostly known as the phase of babies growing their first teeth. Eruption is when the tooth enamel shows through the gum tissue. A baby's first teeth grow in between 6 months and 2 years old. Before any of the teeth show, the gums can be swollen and bumpy. These symptoms can cause...
Oct 23, 2017
Incisors: You have 4 on the top and 4 on the bottom. Yes, it sounds like "scissors"; they are the teeth and cut and tear food (or the enemy?). They are in the very front of your mouth.
Canines: You have 2 on the top and 2 on the bottom. Yes, canine, like a dog; they are sharp and pointed. These teeth...
Oct 16, 2017
They are uncomfortable and mostly non-serious. Also known as "canker sores". Can take 2-3 weeks to completely heal. Anything lasting over 3 weeks should be checked out by your doctor or dentist. Ulcers can appear on the inside of the cheeks or lips, the roof of the mouth, or the tongue. A...
Oct 9, 2017
Lips: They are red due to blood flow. They have lots
of nerve ending so they can be very sensitive. Our lips are
used to manipulate food as we eat and make sounds as part of our
* The Divot above the center of your upper lip is called the philtrum.
Gums: They are also known as the gingiva....