Dental article

What is Periodontal Splinting?

What is Periodontal Splinting? Periodontal Splinting is a form of treatment in which mobile teeth carefully splinted together therefore reducing/eliminating mobility.  However, this will not treat a gum disease, which was the cause of teeth become loose. Maintaining a high level of oral hygiene is advised in this model of treatment. Types of Periodontal Splinting? [...]

By |2019-10-01T10:38:45+00:00October 1st, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on What is Periodontal Splinting?

Do wisdom teeth cause teeth crowding?

Why do we have wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars which erupt toward the end of skeletal growth; typically around age 16 to 18; hence, their name. They are not all the time present, and occasionally they're missing all together.  They are an evolutionary organ; meaning at some point in evolutionary [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:54:11+00:00September 20th, 2019|Dental article, jaw pain, jaw reconstructive surgery, oral healthcare, oral surgery|Comments Off on Do wisdom teeth cause teeth crowding?

What Is Dental Plaque?!

What is dental plaque?  All of us heard about dental plaque, from many sources? But what is plaque? Where does it come from? What does it do? Dental plaque is a sticky, colorless film that can attach to your teeth and cause many health problems. Dental plaque is what’s known as a biofilm. Biofilms are [...]

Link between obesity and gum disease

  Definition of Obesity Link between obesity and gum disease!! Obesity is characterized by the abnormal or excessive deposition of fat in the adipose tissue. The definition of obesity is based on body mass index (BMI, also called Quetelet Index), which is the ratio of body weight (in kg) to body height in meter square. [...]

Gum Disease and Preterm Birth

Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful experience and all mothers should take care of their nutrition during pregnancy to ensure that their babies are born healthy. But oral health is often ignored and moms do not give extra care for their oral health. Research has suggested a clear link between periodontal( Gum) disease and [...]

Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary?

Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary? Scientists believe that we have wisdom teeth as the answer to eating raw meats, vegetables, and roots, at the evolutionary stage. These third set of molars grow in some people between the ages of seventeen and twenty-five, or the wisdom years. They are not always functional and can make problems [...]

By |2019-07-12T14:32:14+00:00July 12th, 2019|Dental article, jaw pain, oral healthcare, oral surgery, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Wisdom Teeth Removal Necessary?

Do i need to worry if i have receding gum!?

Do i need to worry if i have receding gum? If you’ve noticed some of your teeth seem appearing more exposed due to gum recession and to be “longer” than you remembered, this means that your gums have shrunk back or receded to expose more of the underlying tooth. It’s not just an esthetic issue [...]

By |2019-06-28T12:04:50+00:00June 28th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on Do i need to worry if i have receding gum!?

How Do You Know If You Have a Gum Disease If you’re over age 35, there’s a fifty percent chance you have periodontal (gum) disease—and you may not even know it. Without treatment, this often “silent” bacterial infection could cause you to lose your gum, supporting bone of your teeth or eventually your teeth. The [...]

How to Fix Gaps between Teeth

How to Fix Gaps Between Teeth Many people have gaps between their teeth. Most often, these gaps ( called diastema) appear between the two upper front teeth; however, gaps can occur between any two teeth. Teeth gaps can occur for a number of reasons. Sometimes smaller sized teeth will result in gaps. Habits such as [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:02:59+00:00May 31st, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on How to Fix Gaps between Teeth

Do you always need a dental crown after root canal treatment?

Do you always need a dental crown after root canal treatment? Patients often ask if it will be necessary to add a dental crown after a root canal is performed. Normally, patient is afraid by the root canal procedure in itself. The need to add a dental crown makes the visit to the dentist’s office more intimidating and [...]

By |2019-05-24T11:33:33+00:00May 24th, 2019|Dental article, oral healthcare|Comments Off on Do you always need a dental crown after root canal treatment?