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
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Damon Braces

Damon braces are nowadays much popular on account of their several advantages. These braces are used in order to make the teeth straight within less time. They don’t produce ugly look and increase attractiveness. Although there are several types of braces that have been used by dentists in order to make the teeth straight, however; Damon braces are preferred over all other types due to number of reasons.

Porcelain Fused To Metal Crown

Porcelain fused to metal dental crowns is one of dentistry's primary restorations of choice because, when properly constructed and seated, they are strong, reliable and esthetic and a good choice for either front or back teeth.

CAD CAM

Cad / cam is a computerized tool that will allow the dentist to custom-fabricate tooth colored restoration in the dental office and cement it, in one appointment.

Enamel Fluorosis

Enamel fluorosis is an extra intake of fluoride during the years of tooth development causing defects in teeth enamel.
Conscious Sedation

Conscious sedation is the use of medication to relax a child without loosing consciousness. It is recommended for uncooperative children with severe anxiety. Usually these children are young or have trouble managing their anxiety.

Thumb Sucking Habit

This type of sucking is normal and provides security for babies and young children. For young babies it is a way of contact with the world as part of the learning process.

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.
Dry Socket

Dry socket is not an infection, but a common cause of pain after extraction. It is associated with the partialy or completely lost blood clot inside the tooth socket and the exposure of the bone socket, which is extremely sensitive causing a dull, aching and sometimes throbbing pain (which might radiate to the ear).

Pregnancy and Oral Health

It's a myth that calcium is lost from the mother's teeth and 'one tooth is lost with every pregnancy. However, you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy.
Bulimia

Bulimia is a an eating disorder involving episodes of binge eating (rapid consumption of food), followed by episodes of purging, which can involve vomiting, abusing laxatives and/or diuretics, exercising compulsively and/or fasting.