Gum disease

What is Oral Cyst?

What is Oral Cyst? Unless you have had an an oral cyst in the past, you may have not heard about it. Oral cyst is basically a closed sac of tissues! Some are filled with air, while others are filled with soft material or fluid. Cysts generally develop in the soft oral tissues such as the gum, lips and [...]

By |2020-01-19T14:33:31+00:00January 19th, 2020|Dental article, Gum disease, jaw pain, jaw reconstructive surgery, oral healthcare, oral surgery|Comments Off on What is Oral Cyst?

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Many of us heard about gum bleeding, and possibility of having gum disease, but few, know that there are symptoms for this disease, and knowing them early, can protect us against this disease which, if left untreated, can most likely lead to teeth loss. What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is mostly caused by poor [...]

What is Periodontal Abscess?!

A periodontal abscess is a localized collection of pus within the tissues of the periodontium ( Tissues that surround the tooth). This periodontal abscess is a pocket of pus in the tissues of the gum. It is a one type of dental abscess. It occurs alongside a tooth, classified primarily by location and considered an acute [...]

By |2019-12-15T09:45:38+00:00December 15th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & pregnancy, periodontal disease and preterm birth|Comments Off on What is Periodontal Abscess?!

COMMON PROBLEMS WITH DENTAL VENEERS

COMMON PROBLEMS WITH DENTAL VENEERS Nowadays, many people are requesting to obtain a ‘perfect smile’ and veneers treatment is a quick way of achieving this. However, some patients may experience problems with their veneers, with dental problems that they did not expect. We will summarize it, here. Introduction What are veneers? Veneers are thin shells [...]

By |2019-10-14T12:00:08+00:00October 14th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental article, DENTAL VENNERS, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on COMMON PROBLEMS WITH DENTAL VENEERS

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?

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 [...]

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 [...]