Archive for October, 2018

Exploring the Mouth: What Is the Purpose of Molars?

Some of our favorite activities, like eating and speaking, are made possible by our teeth. Despite their importance and the daily habits, we go through to ensure they remain healthy and strong, we don’t always think about why we really have them. Each person can have up to 12 molars in total. This number may […]

Exploring the Mouth: What is the Purpose of Canine Teeth?

Unless you’re dressing up as a vampire for Halloween, you probably don’t give much thought to your canine teeth, or your “fangs”. Did you know they play a vital role in your ability to eat and speak? Canine teeth are named after, well, canines. Our canine teeth resemble dog’s fangs, just shorter and less sharp. […]