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Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the final teeth to develop. Most of us have four wisdom teeth, one in each corner of the mouth. They usually emerge during our late teens or early twenties.
How to Floss
Flossing removes plaque—a sticky, germ-containing substance that builds up on your teeth and gums to cause gum disease—as well as debris that can adhere to teeth and gums and in between teeth
Fluoride & Tooth Decay
Tooth enamel is hard yet porous. Plaque on the surface of your teeth can produce acids that seep into the pores (rods) of the enamel and break down its internal structure.
Stains beneath the tooth enamel are known as intrinsic stains. This type of staining is commonly caused by:
• Defects within the tooth
• Use of certain antibiotics during tooth development