How To Sharpen Your Teeth

How To Sharpen Your Teeth

Many cultures throughout history have sharpened some or even all of their teeth. Some cultures and subcultures around the world practice this as just part of their values. Some for traditional or spiritual reasons and others simply to modify their body. Western...
How Are Teeth Used To Estimate Age?

How Are Teeth Used To Estimate Age?

A dentist can look at the stage of tooth development to approximately determine someone’s age. Starting from birth to about six months, a newborn likely won’t have teeth. The baby teeth, or deciduous teeth, will emerge in a predictable pattern. Starting with the...
Why Do I Gag When I Brush My Teeth?

Why Do I Gag When I Brush My Teeth?

Many people have a very sensitive gag reflex which causes them to gag when they get dental work done or even brush their teeth. This can be caused by a variety of reasons. The biggest being that during early development, the gag reflex wasn’t pushed back far enough on...