How deep is your cavity?

How deep is your cavity?

Have you ever wondered the cavity was deeper than you thought? This happens with most people. People often think the cavity is shallower but it spreads all over the tooth without showing any severe symptoms. Not treating cavity causes the infection to penetrate the deeper level. When it reaches the pulp then the pain starts […]

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Five tips for your baby’s excellent oral health

Five tips for your baby’s excellent oral health

As soon as you take your baby home, you have to start caring for their tiny mouths and gums. In order to keep your baby smiling and healthy, baby oral care should start even before the baby’s teeth come in. New parents may not aware of newborn oral care methods. Luckily, there are lots of […]

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How Dental Sealants will help your child to prevent dental decay?

How Dental Sealants will help your child to prevent dental decay?

Did you know that almost half of the toddlers can develop a cavity between the ages of 2 and 11? Cavities occur as a result of tooth decay, which is damage that occurs from bacteria eating away at the teeth. Your child doesn’t have to be one of those children who develops a cavity. There […]

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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

Prevention is better than Cure. Oral Habits that help you fight! Studies have shown that bad oral hygiene habits can lead to major health problems, including mouth cancer. Oral cancer is a type of mouth cancer that is caused due to the growth of cancerous tissues in the oral cavity. It can occur in any […]

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White Fillings

White Fillings

Why should l consider white fillings? Many people have fillings of one type or another in their mouths. Nowadays fillings are both functional and natural looking. Many people don’t want to have silver fillings because that shows when they laugh or smile. Are white fillings expensive? Because many white fillings are classed as a cosmetic […]

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Caring for my teeth

Caring for my teeth

Why are my teeth so important? Our teeth vary in shape and size and its position in the mouth. These differences help the teeth to perform different jobs. The main function of teeth is 0chewing and aid digesting the food. They also help us to talk, and to pronounce different speeches clearly. Finally, teeth form […]

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Trismus

Trismus

What is the trismus? Trismus, also known as lockjaw, is the condition where your jaw movement will be restricted with pain in that area. The chewing muscles will become inflamed and infected, and this will lead to restriction of your jaw movement. Usually fully opening refers to opening beyond 35 millimeters wide, a little wider […]

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CROWNS OR IMPLANTS? CONFUSED? READ ON TO FIND OUT THE PROS AND CONS OF BOTH

CROWNS OR IMPLANTS? CONFUSED? READ ON TO FIND OUT THE PROS AND CONS OF BOTH

Crowns Or Implants? When people have missing teeth, there a number of solutions to this problem: Bridges or crowns Implants Dentures Lets see what are the pros and cons of bridges and implants. Implants essentially act as the new root of the tooth and are replaced without using the adjacent tooth. However, for other restorative […]

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CLEAR ALIGNERS OR REGULAR BRACES?

CLEAR ALIGNERS OR REGULAR BRACES?

Many people who had crooked teeth never dared to straighten them because they didn’t want to go through the conventional treatment of braces that was not only unaesthetic but also uncomfortable and sometimes painful. In 1998, clear aligners were developed, before which, the only line of treatment to straighten crooked teeth or to align protruding teeth was metal, […]

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LETS SOOTH A TEETHING BABY (continued..)

LETS SOOTH A TEETHING BABY (continued..)

HOW CAN YOU HELP YOUR BABY BE MORE COMFORTABLE DURING TEETHING? Use a clean finger (or cold teething ring) to gently rub your baby’s gum for about 2 minutes at a time. Many babies find this soothing, although they may protest at first. Provide safe objects for your baby to chew on, such as teething […]

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