Young girl biting into a carrot
Young girl biting into a carrot

Take the Tooth Test

What do you know about your children’s new teeth?  It may be an adult tooth, but it’s not grown up yet. It takes a few years for a new tooth to fully mineralize. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn how to protect your children’s enamel.

Mamelons Question

Q1: Mamelons are…

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These serrated edges wear down over time.

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Question One
Mamelons Question

Q2: Minerals make up what percent of adult teeth?

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The enamel that protects our teeth is the hardest known substance in our bodies, but it can be damaged by the acids in common foods.

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Question Two
Mamelons Question

Q3: New adult teeth are more susceptible to acid wear because…

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New teeth are still very porous and extra care should be taken to avoid the effects of acid wear.

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Question Three
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Q4: At what age should brushing begin?

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The earlier the better. As soon as teeth start to come in around 6 months of age, you can begin brushing them with non-fluoridated toothpaste.

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Q5: What is the average thickness of the enamel on adult teeth?

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The average enamel thickness of adult teeth is approximately 2.58 mm. This thin layer of enamel needs to last a lifetime, so treat it with care.

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Question Five
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Q6: How long does it take for enamel on permanent teeth fully to harden?

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Adult teeth can take up to 5 years to mature, so acid wear is a concern for children of all ages, as well as adults.

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Q7: Which foods are the most acidic?

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Eating citrus fruits is important for a healthy diet, but their acids can harm young teeth. Help protect enamel by brushing with specially formulated Pronamel® For Children.

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Celery topped with peanut butter and raisins

Seven Days of Snacking

Serve up some enamel-friendly snacks your kids will love with these irresistible ideas.

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Pronamel for Children Toothpaste

Pronamel® for Children

Helps protect your child’s teeth by re-hardening acid-softened enamel for strong, healthy teeth.

Learn about Pronamel® for Children Toothpaste

Mom helps her daughter to brush her teeth in front of the mirror with Pronamel®

Preventing Acid Wear in Children

Children need special care to protect their young teeth. See tips for preventing acid wear for children.

Learn tips to prevent acid wear in Children

Celery topped with peanut butter and raisins

Seven Days of Snacking

Serve up some enamel-friendly snacks your kids will love with these irresistible ideas.

See enamel-friendly snacks for kids

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Pronamel® For Children

Helps protect your child’s teeth by re-hardening acid-softened enamel for strong, healthy teeth.

Learn about Pronamel® For Children Toothpaste

Mom helps her daughter to brush her teeth in front of the mirror with Pronamel®

Preventing Acid Wear in Children

Children need special care to protect their young teeth. See tips for preventing acid wear for children.

Learn tips to prevent acid wear in Children