What are different kinds of Filling Material?

What are different kinds of Filling Material?

To treat a decay your dentist will remove the infected portion of the tooth and then “fill” the area on the tooth where the decayed material was removed. Fillings are also used to repair injured or broken teeth and teeth that have been worn down from misuse (such as from nail-biting or tooth grinding). What […]

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Baby Teeth: Frequently Asked Question

Baby Teeth: Frequently Asked Question

How should I clean my baby’s teeth? A toothbrush will remove plaque from the teeth that can lead to decay. Soft-bristled toothbrush with a small head, preferably one designed for infants is good. It should be used at least once a day. When should I take my child to the dentist for first consultation? In […]

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How Your Diet Affects Your Dental Health?

How Your Diet Affects Your Dental Health?

“You are what you eat” – we’ve all heard this with respect to our health. But how often do you apply this to your oral health? What you eat builds the foundation of the structure and functions of every cell in your body. However, the food you eat affects your mouth before it even gets […]

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How to live with braces?

How to live with braces?

How to live with braces? Many people want to correct their misaligned teeth but they often worry about the discomforts of the braces treatment. People start to weigh the worth of the treatment in comparison to the time and the cost they invest. So this article will help you know some basic questions everyone should […]

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How to save your cracked tooth?

How to save your cracked tooth?

A cracked tooth can result from biting on hard foods, grinding your teeth at night, and can even occur naturally as you age. It’s a common condition and the leading cause of tooth loss. What is a cracked tooth? A cracked tooth is a tooth that has become broken or damaged. Do all teeth crack […]

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Tooth Abscess

Tooth Abscess

A tooth abscess is an area of pus that’s caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different places of the tooth for different reasons. There are three types of abscess: Periapical abscess Periodontal abscess Gingival abscess A periapical abscess can happen at the tip of the root, whereas a periodontal abscess can […]

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Why are my teeth yellow?

Why are my teeth yellow?

Celebrities flaunt a pearly white smile and it is attractive. We all want one of those smiles but we observe that our teeth are yellow compared to theirs. Has anyone thought why do teeth turn yellow? There are 2 reasons because of which teeth turn from white to yellow. 1)Food and drinks that stain the […]

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How to take care of your teeth?

How to take care of your teeth?

It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene to prevent dental problems and to maintain good dental health. Tips to maintain good oral hygiene: 1)Brushing: Brush twice a day for 3 minutes to keep your teeth clean. Place your brush bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Brush the outer surfaces […]

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Are dental braces only for teenagers?

Are dental braces only for teenagers?

Dental braces help correct misaligned teeth and give you the smile that you can wear confidently. A big misconception -Braces are only for children. There is no age limit for braces. The first thing that comes in people’s mind when they think about braces is teenagers. But increasing number of adults are getting braces too. […]

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Are your braces sticking out?

Are your braces sticking out?

Braces can be painful in case they break or if there are wires sticking out What to do in case of a protuding or broken wire? This is a common problem. If a wire breaks or sticks out, it can hurt your cheek, tongue or gum. You may be able to use the eraser end […]

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