Tobacco Counseling

Tobacco Counseling

Tobacco usage causes many health complications. Most of the people are aware of diseases such as lung cancer or breathing related issues. Along with this, it may create an adverse effect on your oral health. How does smoking affect my oral health? Teeth wear down faster: Any type of tobacco such as cigars, chewing tobacco, […]

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Fluoride and Dental Health

Fluoride and Dental Health

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that is found in many foods and in all drinking water. The amount of fluoride in water varies from place to place. What are the benefits of fluoride? Fluoride can help dental health by strengthening the tooth enamel, making it more resistant to tooth decay. It helps […]

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Dental Erosion

Dental Erosion

What is dental erosion? Erosion is the loss of tooth enamel caused by the acid attack. Enamel is the hard, defensive coating of the tooth, which protects the sensitive dentine underneath. When the enamel is attacked, the dentine underneath comes to danger, this may lead to pain and sensitivity. How do I know I have […]

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Getting a cosmetic dentistry treatment?

Getting a cosmetic dentistry treatment?

Everyone would like to have a perfect smile. Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who never needed braces. Still, the rough-and-tumble of life can result in chips. Habits such as smoking or drinking coffee also stain teeth. Until fairly recently, the average person couldn’t do much about how teeth looked. In the past two decades, however, […]

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Habit of teeth grinding? How do you recognize it?

Habit of teeth grinding? How do you recognize it?

Bruxism is clenching or grinding your teeth. Most people are not even aware that they are doing this. Some people grind their teeth only during sleep. This is called “nocturnal bruxism” or “sleep-related bruxism.” Others grind or clench their teeth during the daytime as well. This is thought to be related to stress or anxiety. […]

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Can all tooth stains be removed with the help of bleaching?

Can all tooth stains be removed with the help of bleaching?

  Most of the time, yes, but not always. “Extrinsic” stains can be removed easily with a bleaching agent. This kind of discoloration occurs on the outer layer of the tooth. It can be stained by such things as drinking coffee, tea or red wine, smoking or even eating a lot of spaghetti sauce. Sometimes the inner […]

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Did you burn the roof of your mouth?

Did you burn the roof of your mouth?

  Your pizza arrives, you’re hungry and it smells so good. You take out that first piece, dripping with cheese, take a big bite and burn the roof of your mouth. Now you have pizza palate. Other hot foods and liquids also can burn the roof (palate) of your mouth. These types of burns have […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

Cosmetic dentistry includes the following treatments : 1. Porcelain Veneers 2. Bonding 3. Tooth Colored Fillings & Inlays 4. All Ceramic Crowns All porcelain crowns, ceramic veneers, and tooth whitening can help change your smile to one that makes you look more attractive and confident.Let’s look into details of all. Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers are […]

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Pain due to wisdom tooth eruption?

Pain due to wisdom tooth eruption?

  Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, do not always come into the mouth properly. Sometimes, a tooth comes in part of the way and a flap of gum tissue covers part of the tooth. This happens more often with the lower wisdom teeth than with the upper ones. Bacteria and pieces of food […]

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Are laser dental treatments safe?

Are laser dental treatments safe?

  What is a dental laser? Laser stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A dental laser has a power source and a chamber containing a gas or crystal. The power source excites the molecules of the gas or crystal. This creates packets of energy called photons. Mirrors are used to direct […]

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