Here are a few dental related terms and their explanations which i wrote on myself, so that they can be easily understood by a normal person 🙂
ToothPaste – The mouth is the most important part of our body as all the food we consume to keep ourselves in good health has to pass through our mouth so to keep it clean with out bacteria n other micro organisms we need to clean it daily with a toothpaste having the required ingredients in it.
Toothpaste is a gel that helps to improve the health and aesthetic conditions of the tooth. Read More About ToothPaste..
Dental caries – Dental caries is defined as a tooth decay which leads to damage of the tooth structure either a part of the tooth or the whole tooth.
This can lead to many conditions such as severe pain in the tooth, tooth loss, tooth infection, and finally can lead to death. Dental caries can occur mainly due to improper food intake, and diet changes.
It is one of the most common dental diseases and problems that occur in the whole world. Read More About Dental caries..
Dental insurance – Dental insurance is a contract plan through which, if any damage occurs to dental related structures of the mouth, the company pays for the care and repair of it. Read More About Dental Insurance..
Toothbrush – Toothbrush is a kind of instrument used all over the world, to clean the teeth and maintain oral hygiene. It has a handle, and a brush in its head which has bundles of soft or hard bristles which clean the teeth.
The bristles on the toothbrush can be of various kinds, depending on their thickness and length. Firm bristles on the toothbrush can damage the tooth structure and can remove the enamel layer of the teeth, so normally dentists advice to use a toothbrush with soft bristles. Read More About ToothBrush..
Oral cancer – Oral cancer is a condition that involves an abnormal tissue groth in the oral tissues. Cancer relates to abnormal poplulation of the cells in a particular region, and in oral cancer, it occurs in the mouth. This may occur in any part of the mouth.
This cancer can be either –
1. teratoma, that results from the histology of the tissues.
2. adenocarcinoma, that results from the salivary glands, or the tonsillar tissues.
3. melanoma, that occurs from the pigment producing cells of the oral mucosa.
Read More About Oral Cancer..