Definition of teeth

The teeth are one of the most important parts of our body. They are found inside our mouths and we use them especially to chew, crush, the food we eat. This crushing will obviously facilitate its transfer through the digestive tract. They also turn out to be indispensable when it comes to oral expression. We have only to observe a person without teeth speaking to realize how difficult it will be to understand their diction without teeth.

For these important functions that deploy is that we must take care of them in a preventive way to avoid being affected by some of the typical conditions, such as tooth decay, plaque, gingivitis or inflammation of the gums, among others.

The teeth of human beings are characterized by their white color and by their hardness, that is, they are rather solid bodies that are made up of calcium and phosphorus. They are implanted in the jaw bones of the jaw, in the mouth.

Meanwhile, there are four types of teeth that people have and each of these has a particular function: the canines tear, the incisors cut the food, and the molars are responsible for grinding and the premolars to crush food.

Its appearance occurs at an early age, a few months of life of any person, while, those teeth, popularly known as baby teeth, are temporary, at the age of five or six years fall spontaneously and the definitive denture emerges.

The moment of replacing the milk teething is usually a very special moment for the person given that at a certain point marks its maturity.

Brush them regularly after meals and make regular visits to the dentist, who is the professional who takes care of the health of the teeth.