Dental problem is one of the most common disease that affects the teeth. The article will give an overview of this major dental problem.
Teeth decay is the most common cause of dental problem in adult (17%). The article will discuss tooth decay. Tooth abscess is a pustule or abscess resulting from infection in the gum or bone that can't be pushed up or out of the tooth.
It may be deeper than the surface of the tooth and look like a black dot surrounded by a white collar. It may be painful when chewing and sometimes will erode into surrounding tissue. Teeth with chronic abscess can become misshapen and crooked,
Gum disease is characterized by inflammation of the gum tissues. It may cause discoloration, pain and bleeding from the gums. Gingivitis is an early form of gum disease in which bleedings or pimples develop on the gums. which can make them more susceptible to fracture during orthodontic treatment.
A tumor of the second branchial arch is a benign tumor that develops in the skull. The tumor can press against other tissues and disrupt their normal functions. Other common tumors that occur near or on teeth are fibroma, hemangioma and hemangioendothelioma.
Eosinophilic granuloma is another name for a tissue reaction in which eosinophils cause the infection area to be red, swollen, painful and lead to splintering of teeth. A neuroma of the second branchial arch is a benign tumor that develops in the lymphatic or salivary glands. The tumor can press against other tissues and disrupt their normal functions.
Other tumors of uncertain origin include fibrosarcoma, space occupying tumors and neoplasm. Abnormally shaped teeth is a dental condition in which the teeth are irregularly shaped. It may be unilateral or bilateral with more than one tooth affected at a time. Misaligned teeth is a dental condition in which the jaw has not developed properly and one or more of the back teeth has moved forward, resulting in an uneven bite, crowded teeth, and sometimes protrusion of the tongue from between clenched teeth when chewing food or speaking. A premature loss of primary teeth is a dental condition in which the permanent teeth are exposed or erupt before the primary teeth are lost or fell out. It may be unilateral or bilateral with more than one tooth affected at a time.
In order to avoid this type of dental problem, we should do frequent oral hygiene and diagnose it as early as possible.