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You use your teeth every day, but how much do you really know about them? Visiting a family dentist near Glen Ellyn is a great way to learn more about your teeth, gums, and other essentials of good dental care.

If you want to learn more about teeth right now and don’t want to wait until you see a dentist, you can watch this video about dental anatomy. Each tooth consists of a crown and a root. The crown is the part you can see, while the root is the part that rests below the gum line. There are four different types of tissue that make up every tooth—each one plays an important role in dental health and strength. Get more facts about dental health and strength by scheduling an appointment with your dentist.