Oral Health Topics

Dental Sealants!

Sealants should be applied as soon as the first permanent molars come in

Does pregnancy affect my teeth?

It's a myth that calcium is lost from the mother's teeth and 'one tooth is lost

Advantages of veneers?

There are many benefits and advantages to having porcelain veneers placed on

Does whitening damage the teeth?

No. Bleaching does not weaken or soften the teeth When the active whitening
Articles List
Cleft Palate

Cleft palate is a congenital anomaly that represents a split or gap at the roof (palate) of the mouth cavity. During developmental phase, a fetus possesses two portions of his palate, right and left. These two portions unite together to generate a complete palate. Due to any reason, if the palate would fail to do so, a slit or opening remains persistent at the roof. This aperture is called as cleft palate.

Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia is a clinical term for a white oral tissue that cannot be rubbed or diagnosed as another disease. Even that leukoplakia considered as a precancerous lesion, but in most cases it is not.
Dental Anxiety and Phobia

Dental phobia which is generated due to dental anxiety is a severe and intense fear without any particular reason. Due to this phobia, people use to avoid the visit to the dental surgeon due to intense fear and terror

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of the drugs to treat cancer. These drugs kill cancer cells, but they may also harm normal cells, including cells in the mouth. Side effect include problems with your teeth and gums, soft tissue, and the glands that make saliva.
Special Needs Children

Most special needs children require special treatment, some children are very susceptible to tooth decay, gum disease, and others require medication and have physical difficulty that required special attention.

Diabetes

People with diabetes, especially whose blood sugar levels are poorly controlled, are more likely to get gum infection (periodontitis). Gum infection destroys the bone and ligament, which hold the teeth in place, resulting in tooth loss if not treated.
Snoring

Snoring is a common problem that people might not be aware of. It can defined as a loud breathing sound during sleep that is caused by the vibration of the soft palate (the soft part of the roof of the mouth).
Dental Implants

Dental implants are the permanent replacment of missing teeth with artificial teeth or dentures that are attached to metal anchors, usually made of titanium, and have been surgically inserted inside the jawbone.

Lumineers

Lumineers are considered wonderful restoration since they entirely change the patient's smile, Lumineers are ultra thin custom made veneer like restoration that can be done with no drilling to tooth structure.

Defects of Enamel

Various factors can cause defects of enamel during formation, affecting the quantity of the enamel “hypoplasia where the enamel has normal hardness but defective”;or the quality of the enamel “hypocalsification where the enamel is softer than normal”