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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Painful cracks at the corners of the mouth?

Painful cracks at the corners of the mouth?

Painful inflammation and cracking of the corners of the mouth is called cheliosis. It also is called cheilitis. It sometimes occurs on only one side of the mouth, but usually involves both sides. Cheilosis is caused by a yeast (Candida) infection. The yeast grows easily in moisture that collects in skin folds at the corner […]

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What to do when your tooth is partially out?

What to do when your tooth is partially out?

What you can do? Sometimes a tooth is knocked loose or comes partway out of its socket because of an injury. Dentists call this an extruded tooth. If the tooth is not broken and its nerve and blood vessels are still attached, the tooth may be saved. To save the tooth, you must see your […]

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How to protect yourself from sport related injuries?

How to protect yourself from sport related injuries?

It’s good to encourage co play sports, but it could lead to injuries too. In older children and adults, sports injuries are common. Dentists estimate that between 13% and 39% of dental injuries occur while playing sports. About 80% of all dental injuries affect at least one of the front teeth. Damage to the tongue […]

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