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CAVITY IN MILK TEETH AFFECT PERMANENT TEETH …A MYTH OR TRUTH?

There are a number of milk teeth sitting underneath the baby teeth.Decay and infection Does not know to stop at the level of baby teeth. if there is a abcess under baby teeth,the infection spread to the permanent teeth. and the bacterial content of mouth full of cavity is high,these existing bacteria Affect budding young permanent teeth. Eventhough milk teeth eventually lost,it should be taken care until its natural Exfoliation dates.Cavities in baby teeth need not necessarily affect permanent teeth If necessary hygiene and preventive measures are followed.

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THUMB SUCKING

Parental counseling and motivation to child to stop the habit are always better provided by the pediatric dentist you visit.He / she will also provide habit breaking appliances based on the extent of habit.We are responsible for your child’s better smile!One of our kid underwent treatment and ended in everlasting happy smile!!!

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TEETH WHITENING

It is mandatory for everyone to go for a scaling before going for teeth whitening. Once your scaling is done. Teeth whitening procedure can be started. You can get it done either in dental clinic or at home when there is mild discoloration or when patient has no time for dental visit. In home technique where the patient can wear the tray to the teeth along with the whitening agent overnight, whereas the procedure in dental clinic will be done by applying the whitening agent and using high intensity blue light to activate the whitening agent. It may take single sitting or multiple sitting depending upon the shade. The darker the tooth to be whitened the longer the time needed hence it may take multiple sittings. It is a painless procedure. Lasers are also being used in recent advancement. Only difference between laser and manual bleaching is effectiveness and cost which is high in laser.

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DENTAL IMPLANTS

A dental implant is a surgical prosthesis that is placed within the bone of the jaw (either maxilla or mandible) and allowed to fuse with the bone over a span of a few months. The implant replaces the missing tooth roots with their screw made of titanium, which is biocompatible and fuses with bone easily. The artificial tooth root is used in replacement with crown or bridges for missing teeth without affecting other natural teeth. Dental implant fused with the bone is the best thing mimicking your natural teeth. The process of the fusion of the implant with the bone is OSTEOINTEGRATION.

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IMPORTANCE OF DENTAL HEALTH FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Dental health seems to be one of the personal hygiene of every individual and as you grow older, maintaining a good oral health leads to overall good health. Researches have found out that good oral health is a one of the powerful weapons against heart disease, diabetes and pneumonia.

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ZIRCONIA VENEERS BEHIND THE SMILE...

Have you ever thought why do we need to look pretty or handsome.? Maybe we want to look majestic, be confident enough, just for fun… to post on Instagram, Facebook. Whatever it may be, a confident smile has an overall power and influence over your charming looks.

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IMPROVE YOUR GUM HEALTH WITH SCALING

Brushing your teeth twice is essential but brushing alone is not sufficient to keep your mouth hygienic. There are certain places where your toothbrush cannot dislodge plaque which hardens eventually and forms Calculus and Tartar.

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GENERAL ANESTHESIA...IS IT SAFE FOR KIDS?

Very young kids cannot cope up the comprehensive dental treatment under conscious sedation and other multidisciplinary pediatric dentistry skills. So, your pediatric dentist may recommend the treatment by putting them to sleep.

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SEVERELY DAMAGED TEETH

Some of us will make it through life with a full set of 32 teeth. But it is not usually possible. Some will have broken teeth, grossly decayed teeth and missing teeth.We are here in 21st century and we have all our technology to make it possible.

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SEDATION DENTISTRY

Laughing gas is nothing but nitrous oxide. It is colourless gas at room temperature and is non-flammable. It is a safe and effective sedative drug that is commonly used in paediatric dentistry.

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"Z FOR ZIRCONIA" IN DENTISTRY

The superior aesthetic and mechanical properties has been instrumental in the introduction of zirconia over late 2000's in the field of dentistry. The internal molecular structure of zirconia allows them to be extremely smooth, biocompatible (biologically inert with the host in its intended applications). Hence, it was just "a piece of cake" for zirconia to accomplish itself as a most promising dental restorative material.

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MICRODONTIA, A MIDGET TOOTH

Human dentition consists of 20 milk teeth and 32 permanent teeth.Sometimes, these teeth may come in deviating from its normal sizes, shapes and number. Microdontia is one of the such striking Dental anomaly where one or more teeth is smaller than usual.

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TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR MULTIPLE MISSING TEETH

Implants became one of the best choice to replace broken or missing teeth. Providing a secure foundation for removable or permanent artificial teeth, dental implants is used rather than bridges and dentures. They feel and appear like your own teeth. Generally, it is the common possibility for substitution for one tooth, though they are available to replace many teeth.

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FROM METAL TO METAL FREE: HERE’S HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CROWNS

Back teeth are important chewing teeth. So, choose crowns that could complement your gum health if your cavity hole extends below the gumline. (I.e. either completely stainless steel or metal free zirconia).A crown may need not always be completely metal or completely metal free but also could be metal ceramic where porcelain is fused over metal.

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STERLIZATION

Sterilization is defined as the ability to remove or destroy all forms of microbes, including viruses, bacteria and fungi. Also including bacterial spores, which are highly resistant.

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Myth or Truth: Cavity spreads from one teeth to other

What is the one thing that your instinct have threatened you when you're diagnosed with tooth decay? "Decay... stop them off before they spread to the next teeth".So does a Cavity spreads from one teeth to other? Please read on to get insights about tooth decay.

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Dentures, then and now…

All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite. Dentures are not an exemption for this evolution. Let's look into the fascinating topic about how dentures made a change over time.

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