Dental implants are artificial tooth roots which are similar to screws in shape. They are metal frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath the gum-line. After they are placed, dentists mount replacement teeth like crowns onto them. Abutments, connectors are placed on these implants to support the crowns. They are manufactured from titanium… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants
A dentist may decide to extract your tooth when all the other options of saving it have been exhausted. He/She will examine the affected tooth and suggest a dental x-ray to be taken, if necessary. This will help him/her understand the extent of the dental injury or tooth decay. Though it may seem like an… Continue reading Top 4 Reasons Individuals May Need Tooth Extractions
Pregnancy is a time full of changes for a woman’s body. Being a physical part of a mother’s body, the baby is affected by these changes as well. That’s why it’s important to pay extra attention to your oral health while pregnant. Apart from being more susceptible to various periodontal diseases, any pre-existing oral disease… Continue reading How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Oral Health
To keep your teeth in their newly acquired straight positions after removing braces, an orthodontist will recommend clear retainers for adults. However, it’s very important to take proper care of clear retainers to keep them bacteria free and maintain your beautiful new smile. In today’s blog post, we’ll give you some essential cleaning and caring… Continue reading Cleaning and Caring for Clear Retainers
When the gum tissues surrounding the crown area of a tooth become inflamed and infected, this is known as Pericoronitis. It usually affects the wisdom teeth or the third molars (the final set of molars) that erupt during the late teens or early twenties. In today’s post, we’ll discuss what is pericoronitis, its causes, symptoms,… Continue reading The Effects of Pericoronitis on Your Dental Health
A misaligned bite, also known as crossbite, is a dental condition when the upper and lower teeth don’t meet to form normal dental arches. Besides affecting the cosmetic appearance of the teeth, lips, and mouth, a misaligned bite can lead to serious health issues. However, there are several treatment options available to straighten a misaligned… Continue reading Effects and Treatment of a Misaligned Bite
If you’ve noticed some white, brown or yellow stains on your teeth and opaqueness on the tooth enamel, you could have a case of hypocalcification. These chalky spots and/or stains that occur due to hypocalcification may lead to discolouration and trigger tooth decay. There are several factors that can cause this dental condition. In today’s… Continue reading What is Enamel Hypocalcification and How to Treat It?