The day a baby’s first tooth pops through is a momentous occasion. More teeth will come over the next few years. After that, the process starts working in reverse — the baby teeth fall out! If you’re ever been fascinated (or a little perplexed) by that process, now’s the time to learn more about the life cycle of baby teeth.
You might not pay much attention to what goes on in your mouth throughout the day. Even still, it’s a place of busy activity from morning until night. The more you know about what goes on in there, the better equipped you’ll be for keeping your smile sparklingly fresh all day long.
Did you know that the 32 different teeth in your mouth come in all shapes and sizes? The various tooth types help you to properly eat food, but it’s important to remember that each one has its own maintenance needs. Keep reading to learn all about the different types of teeth and see how you should clean them.
You likely have a morning routine that you follow to the letter. Part of that routine should be brushing your teeth. You may wonder if you should delay brushing your teeth until after you’ve eaten breakfast. Here’s what you need to know about brushing your teeth and whether you should brush before or after you’ve eaten breakfast.