Tooth Disorders

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Your teeth are made from a difficult, bonelike material. There are 4 parts: Enamel, your tooth's hard surface area; Dentin, the tough yellow part under the enamel; Cementum, the tough tissue that covers the origin and maintains your teeth in position; Pulp, the soft connective tissue in the center of your tooth. There are several problems that can impact your teeth, including: Tooth decay, damage to a tooth's surface area, which can lead to cavities; Abscess, a pocket of pus, caused by a tooth infection; Impacted tooth, a tooth did not emerge when it ought to have.

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