Orthodontic Treatment
22Jan, 2018

How does Orthodontics Help in Protecting Tooth Decay?

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Your teeth can make or break your appearance and help you talk and chew. A healthy smile is a vital asset in maintaining good impression and preventing tooth decay. Protecting your teeth day and night is always is a big concern and tooth decay if left unchecked can rot away teeth. Tooth decay is the most prevalent dental disease amongst children, teens and adults. It is the destruction of tooth enamel and decay around the edges. And how are these cavities formed? Let’s understand. How Are Cavities Formed? To have […]

16Nov, 2017

The 5 Major Factors That Affect The Health Of Your Teeth

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Damage to your teeth can be caused by any process that results in loss of strength of the tooth surface. Tooth decay is a bacteria caused form. The other forms of tooth damage are the result of mechanical or chemical assault to the tooth structure which may be brought about by your own daily habits. The five major factors that affect the health of your teeth are: Sugar Oral hygiene Grinding and clenching the teeth Dry mouth Habits that cause severe tooth wear Sugar Believe it or not… No sugar, […]

11Nov, 2017

What is a Root Canal and How is it Treated?

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“Root canal” is the term used to describe the natural anatomic cavity within the root of the tooth. Towards the coronal aspect of the tooth, this space is referred to as the pulp chamber. It is filled with highly vascularized, loose connective tissue called the dental pulp. Its function is to provide nourishment and hydration to the teeth, making it more resilient and resistant to fracture from masticatory stress. Additionally, the dental pulp provides sensory function to hot and cold stimuli. In earlier times for a decay or trauma involving […]

10Nov, 2017

Oral Hygiene: Tips to Keep Your Teeth Clean

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ORAL HYGIENE: Failure to clean your teeth thoroughly at least once a day! The soft sticky white stuff that builds up on your teeth is not food debris. It is made up of germs that accumulate in a mass called plaque. Plaque is very toxic because it is a mass of living organisms which produce certain enzymes which tend to eat away at the gums, the periodontal ligament and the underlying bone that supports the teeth. This disease process is known as periodontal disease or gum disease. Eventually, it causes […]

impacted teeth
9Nov, 2017

Impacted Teeth: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications and Treatment

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An impacted tooth is one that fails to erupt into the dental arch within the expected developmental window. Because impacted teeth do not erupt, they are retained throughout the individual’s lifetime unless extracted or exposed surgically. Teeth may become impacted because of adjacent teeth, dense overlying bone, excessive soft tissue or a genetic abnormality. Any tooth can be impacted but the third molars are frequently impacted because they are the last teeth to erupt in the oral cavity. The third molars usually begin to erupt at the age seventeen to […]