SMOKING AND ORAL HEALTH

Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth. Smoking can lead to the following dental problems: Cigarette tar can stain your teeth, …

FOODS AND DRINKS WITH ORAL HEALTH BENEFITS

Cheese, Milk And Yoghurt: Cheese is one of the best foods for healthy teeth for a number of reasons. It is low in sugar and high in calcium which maintains bone density.. It contains casein, which is a protein that is particularly useful for fortifying tooth enamel. Cheese is also high in phosphate content, which …

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DENTAL IMPLANTS

When a tooth is lost due to an injury or a disease, a person can experience complications such as rapid bone loss, defective speech, or changes in chewing patterns that result in discomfort. Replacing a lost tooth with a dental implant can significantly improve the patient’s quality of life and health. What Are Dental Implants? …

HABITS THAT ARE BAD FOR YOUR KIDS’ TEETH

Neglecting Visits To The Dentist :- Please do not wait for a problem to bring your child to the dentist. We suggest that the kids visit the dentist within six months after their first tooth appears and no later than their first birthday. The dentist can evaluate the child for cavities and other oral problems, …

INFORMATION ON TEETH WHITENING

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments offering a quick, non-invasive and affordable way to enhance a smile. If maintained properly, the results can last to upto 1 year. There are various teeth whitening options available depending on varying concentrations of peroxide and varying application times: 1) In-Office Whitening :- A major …

Wear And Tear Of Teeth: Types, Causes and Preventive Measures

Tooth wear and tear is the gradual loss of the tooth surface as a result of decay or trauma. Some patients experience tooth wear and tear as early as their teen years. It gradually worsens with age, so it is essential to be proactive early on and practice good dental regimes. Below are some of …

TOPICAL FLUORIDE TREATMENT IN CHILDREN

Benefits Of Fluoride: Healthy gums and teeth are important for your child’s overall health. The earlier children are exposed to fluoride, the less likely they are to develop cavities. It is recommended that all infants receive an oral health assessment by 6 months of age. Infants at higher risk of early dental caries should be referred …

CAUSES, REMEDIES AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR BAD BREATH

Bad breath, also called “halitosis,” can be embarrassing and in some cases may even cause anxiety.  Most bad breath starts in your mouth, and there are many possible CAUSES OF BAD BREATH including: Food: The breakdown of food particles in and around your teeth can increase bacteria and cause a foul odour. Eating certain foods, such …

SMILE DESIGNING: PORCELAIN VENEERS

Veneers are a great way to improve your smile, especially if your teeth are chipped, malformed, or discoloured. Veneers are thin shells that fit over the front of teeth to improve their appearance, protect them from damage, and create a beautiful smile. Most patients opt for veneers to improve their appearance, but they also have …

SENSITIVE TEETH – CAUSES AND REMEDIES

What Is Teeth Sensitivity? Teeth Sensitivity is discomfort that is triggered by hot, cold, sweet or sour foods and drinks, or even by breathing cold air. Pain can be sharp, sudden and shoot deep into tooth nerve endings. This happens when the enamel, which is the protective layer of the tooth, gets worn out due …