Your teeth are kept in place by roots that extend into your jawbone. Front teeth typically have one root. Other teeth, such as your premolars and molars, have two or more roots. The pointer or end of each root is called the apex. Nerves and blood vessels enter the tooth through the peak. They travel […]
Losing teeth can do more than affect the ability to delight in a fresh, crunchy apple or flash a healthy smile. New research study suggests that tooth loss– a marker for gum (gum) disease– might forecast rheumatoid arthritis and its intensity. The more teeth lost, the greater the danger of RA, one research found.