Are your teeth and mouth in a healthy condition? Let’s examine the health conditions of your teeth and consider the features of teeth that differ by age group and precautions for each age group.
In order to maintain dental and oral health, let’s examine the features of teeth that differ by age group and the precautions for each group, in order to prevent caries, periodontal disease, and other oral problems.
The formation of permanent teeth begins during the fetal stage, and they develop in the jaw over a long period of time. All milk teeth emerge between 8 months to 3 years of age.
This is the period of transition from milk teeth to permanent teeth. Permanent teeth start to replace milk teeth from around the age of 6, and all 28 permanent teeth emerge by about the age of 12.
From puberty to adulthood, the risk of not only caries but periodontal disease (gingivitis, periodontitis) that increases with changes in the living environment. It is recommended that the habit of checking the gums be acquired, so as to maintain healthy teeth and gums.
As a person grows older, their gums become thinner and more teeth will be lost, although there are individual differences. Locations such as the roots of the teeth or under dental prostheses become vulnerable to caries or periodontal disease.
In order to prevent caries and to maintain healthy teeth, review your lifestyle habits and remove the causes of caries.
The symptoms of periodontal disease are subtle; by at the time it is noticed, it has already progressed. It is important to perform frequent self-checks by observing the condition of the gums.
It is important to visually check the condition of your gums. Check your gums using a hand mirror.
Bad breath can affect anybody in daily life, and it has various causes. If you are concerned about your breath, perform a self-check.
Let us consider some points to note for improving our day-to-day life by eliminating discoloration of the teeth, and to achieve white teeth without yellowing or dullness.