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Thank you to my friends at Daniel J. Derksen, DDS, PLLC for some guidance with this blog post (they supplied the questions, so if the answers are wrong, blame us!). For those of you with questions related to teeth, we have some answers!

How Many Teeth Do Humans Have?

Children usually have 20 teeth by the age of two. They start losing teeth around the age of six. The baby teeth are replaced by permanent teeth. Children also grow additional teeth during this time. Most children have 28 teeth by the age of 12. Adults have 32 teeth.

When Do Wisdom Teeth Come In?

Wisdom teeth, which are also known as the third molars, typically come in between the ages of 17 and 21. In rare cases, the wisdom teeth never not come in.

How Can You Whiten Teeth Quickly?

Brushing your teeth regularly is one of the best things you can do to whiten your teeth. You will also need to get your teeth professionally cleaned at least twice a year. Your dentist may recommend a professional tooth whitening. Additionally, there are many home remedies you can use in order to whiten your teeth. Baking soda and hydrogen peroxide are examples of home remedies you can use.

You will need to mix a small amount of baking soda with hydrogen peroxide. Put the paste on the toothbrush and brush your teeth as normal. Make sure that the paste is not gritty.

How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost?

The cost of teeth whitening can vary. The dentist you select and the type of tooth whitening you are getting are two of the factors that affect how much you will spend on tooth whitening. You can expect to pay anywhere from $100 to $2,000 for a professional teeth whitening.

What Are Teeth Made Out Of?

The teeth are made out of dentin, enamel, cementum, pulp and periodontal ligament. The enamel is the white outer part of the tooth. The dentin is underneath the enamel. It is made up of living cells. The pulp is the soft, inner structure of the tooth. Nerves and blood vessels run through the pulp. The cementum is connective tissue that holds the tooth root in the jawbone and gums. The periodontal ligament also holds the teeth in the jaw.

What Are The Common Causes Of Teeth Pain?

Tooth pain is often caused by tooth decay, infection or disease. In some cases, tooth pain not be an indication of a tooth problem. Viral infections, sinus headaches, diabetes, drug abuse and vitamin deficiency can cause tooth pain.

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