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Porcelain veneers or braces?

Ever since Porcelain Veneers have been introduced, countless people see the treatment as a quick and easy way of transforming their smile to a seemingly flawless one. While Veneers do offer patients a complete smile makeover, it is important to understand that they only conceal or mask mild to moderate imperfections of the teeth. They [Read more …]

What Happens During a Crown Procedure

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A CROWN PROCEDURE First vіѕіt: Rеѕеаrсh, tооth thаt restructures, іmрrеѕѕіоn аnd temporary сrоwn Durіng thе first dental vіѕіt, an x-rау іѕ usually tаkеn of thе tooth аnd jаw tо investigate fоr ѕіgnѕ оf еxtіnсtіоn аnd other factors that could іnсrеаѕе thе rіѕk of іnfесtіоn оr damage to the pulp оf the [Read more …]

Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Cosmetic Smile Makeover Cosmetic Smile Makeovers are perhaps the most sought-after procedures in advanced dental clinics today. These encompass a number of different treatments, all aimed at making the smile look brighter, more aligned, and picture-perfectly flawless. In most cases, it is now possible to give patients a complete smile makeover in a single visit. [Read more …]

Management Of Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety Management Do you experience anxiety and elevated stress levels whenever your dental appointment draws closer, or when you enter a clinic? Nervousness related to dental clinic settings is very common and is seen in children as well as adults. However, there are several measures that practitioners and dental teams can take to ensure [Read more …]

The correct technique for brushing teeth

The most common mistakes that people tend to make include, – Brushing sideways, or in a constant horizontal motion. Brushing only the anterior surfaces of the teeth, leaving out the lingual and palatal surfaces. Brushing only on the occlusal (biting) surfaces, and not thoroughly around the whole tooth Using a large amount of toothpaste, with [Read more …]

Maintaining good oral hygiene with braces

Conventional orthodontic treatments involve the placement of metallic, or ceramic brackets on the anterior surfaces of the teeth. A wire is then passed through these brackets and fixed into bands cemented onto the molars. With all these appliances in place to correct dental alignment, maintaining good oral hygiene becomes rather challenging. Brushing and flossing the [Read more …]

Gum diseases and how to prevent them

Gum diseases are infections that affect the soft tissues surrounding, and supporting the teeth. The health of the tooth itself depends upon the condition of these periodontal tissues. They hold the teeth in place, in their sockets allowing them to withstand forces of mastication. The two most common types of gum diseases prevalent throughout the [Read more …]

Mouth guards and injury prevention

A mouth guard is an oral appliance fabricated using plastic, and used for protecting the oral cavity from injury during sports or recreational activities. These appliances are custom-made for individual patients based on their dental impressions. The mouth guard acts as a barrier between the teeth and the soft tissues to prevent severe bruising, cuts [Read more …]

Importance of Fluoride in Oral Health

The word ‘Fluoride’ is frequently used in toothpaste commercials but they rarely ever explain exactly how this naturally occurring mineral helps in maintaining optimal dental health. Readily found on soil and water, this compound makes the mineralized portion of the tooth stronger, giving it natural resistance to bacterial and acid attacks. It also repairs the [Read more …]

Oral care on the go

It’s summer again! After months of staying indoors and bundled up, it’s finally time to start planning vacations and road trips. If you’re all geared up to go on a trip, here are a few tips that will help you keep your smile healthy and bright no matter where you go, or how long you’re [Read more …]