Pit and fissure sealants

Pit and fissure sealants

What are sealants? Children’s teeth can be protected with the help of sealants which are painless. Sealants are applied to the biting surface of back teeth and are a protective plastic coating. It forms ai hard shield which helps in keeping food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth which eventually […]

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Gum Disease

Gum Disease

What is gum disease? Gum disease means pain and infection of the tissues supporting the teeth. There are mainly two forms of gum disease: gingivitis and periodontal disease. What is gingivitis? In Gingivitis inflammation appears in gums. This is when the gums around the teeth turn red and swollen. This swollen gum often bleeds when […]

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Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry

What is laser dentistry? Laser is a new & popular method in medicine nowadays. From Opthmology to cosmetology its use is almost in every section. In Dentistry also it is used in several treatments. Now it’s time to learn thoroughly how it’s used in Dentistry. It is famous because of its minimal invasive nature. It’s […]

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Jaw Problems and Headaches

Jaw Problems and Headaches

What is dental occlusion? Dental occlusion is another name for the way your teeth meet when your jaws bite together. What is TMJ? The word TMJ is an abbreviation of ‘temporomandibular joint’, which is when the joint connects your lower jaw and your skull. The function of this joint is the jaw movement which helps […]

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Avulsed tooth

Avulsed tooth

A tooth can come out for a number of reasons, majorly due to some injuries. It may include a blow to the mouth, or an accident involving the face. For example, this can happen during sports injury. It is possible to successfully replace the tooth in the socket if the right action is taken as […]

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Tips to stop thumb sucking in a child

Tips to stop thumb sucking in a child

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for children. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects may make babies feel secure and happy. Young children may also suck thumbs to soothe themselves from the itchiness felt during new tooth eruption and help them fall asleep. Children usually stop sucking before they turn four, or by […]

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Why are my child’s milk teeth decaying?

Why are my child’s milk teeth decaying?

Your child’s milk/baby teeth are as important as their permanent teeth and they are susceptible to cavities too. Tooth decay in infants has raised over the past few years. Decay in the milk teeth can lead to: 1) Decay in the permanent teeth: As these grow below the roots of milk teeth 2) Loss of […]

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How should I clean my infant’s mouth/teeth?

How should I clean my infant’s mouth/teeth?

The primary teeth are the initial teeth that erupt from a child’s gums in the first few years of childhood. There are a total of 20 primary teeth, most of which will have appeared no later than age three. A child’s milk teeth are as important as a child’s permanent teeth. The milk teeth eventually fall […]

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How to get rid of bad breath?

How to get rid of bad breath?

Bad breath is breath that has an unpleasant odor. It’s also known as halitosis. This odor can occur from time to time, or it can be long lasting, depending on the cause. Millions of bacteria live in the mouth, particularly on the back of the tongue. In many people, they are the primary causes of […]

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What is tongue tie?

What is tongue tie?

Ankyloglossia is more commonly known as tongue tie. A fold of tissue called a frenum connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth. In many people with tongue tie, the fold is too large. In others, it is normal sized but has grown in a way that restricts the tongue. Most cases of ankyloglossia […]

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