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 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 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.
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 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 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 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”