A tooth is basically made up of two parts: the crown and the root. The crown is what you see when you smile or open your mouth. It’s the part that sits above your gumline. The root is below the gumline. It makes up about 2/3rds of the tooth’s total length. Four different tissues make up each tooth.…

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Types of Mouth Guards You don’t have to be a football player to benefit from wearing a mouth protector. Any adult or child involved in a recreational activity that poses a risk of injury to the mouth can obtain smile protection with this important safety device. There are basically two types of mouth protectors: Pre-fabricated:…

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What Sealants Do for You A sealant is a clear shaded plastic material that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (premolars 
and molars), where decay occurs most often. This sealant acts as a barrier, protecting the decay prone areas of the tooth from plaque and acid. How Sealants are Applied Each…

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