Hitek Dentistry Blog

Helpful information for you and your family about oral health

Finding Clues to the Past in Neanderthal Teeth

Dental plaque is a modern day pain, causing problems like gingivitis and tooth decay if not properly dealt with. But researchers have recently discovered a positive use for plaque -- providing clues and insights into the distant past of our species. A group of...

How Long Should You Brush Your Teeth?

Brushing Your Teeth There are a lot of myths surrounding how to brush one's teeth, but fortunately, dentists have reached a general consensus regarding the length of time tooth brushing should last: Two full minutes. This duration of time is for brushing alone;...

How Many Teeth Do Humans Have?

How many teeth a human has depends on his or her age; children have fewer teeth than adults, just 20 compared to a full-grown adult who has 32 teeth. How Many Teeth Do Adults Have? A complete set of adult teeth will include 8 incisors, 4 canines, 8 premolars, and...