Know Your Tooth

  • 1st Layer of Tooth: Enamel
  • 2nd Layer of Tooth: Dentin
  • 3rd Layer of Tooth: Pulp
  • 4th thin layer covering the root portion: Cementum
  • Crown- The visible part in Oral Cavity.
  • Root- Invisible part which is embedded in the jaw.
  • Gums or Gingiva- Pink coloured matter that surrounds and supports the teeth

Function of Teeth:

  1. For tearing, grinding and chewing food.
  2. Helps to keep a pleasant appearance of face.
  3. Helps in pronunciation and articulation of speech.
Children have 20 primary teeth.
Adults have 32 permanent teeth.