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Knowing The Gum Rejuvenation Therapy

Gingivitis therapy. Male surgeon examining female's molarGum recession is a common dental concern and a serious one. In most cases, gum recession is caused by gum disease development by either poor oral hygiene and or tobacco use, although alternative causes such as hormones, genetics, and inadequate brushing habits are known. Once your gums recede, they won’t grow back, even after your gum disease has been treated, which can leave you open to continuous infection, and your teeth look lengthy and unsightly.

Many gum recession treatments are invasive, require multiple appointments and have long recovery times, which is why we use Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST) to offer gum rejuvenation therapy.

Benefits Of Gum Rejuvenation Therapy

No Surgical Grafting – One of the commonest gum treatments Isgum grafts in recession. They are accomplished by extracting from your palate a piece of gum tissue, and then sewing it under a flap made of the receding gum line. The recovery from the operation can be painful and prolonged. Continue reading Knowing The Gum Rejuvenation Therapy

Veneers: Best Tooth Replacement!

Healthy white smile close up. Beauty woman with perfect smileIf you’re looking for a drastic change to your face, veneers might be the right choice for you. Veneers will make incredible improvements to your teeth whiteness and form, giving you a smile you can be comfortable in.

What Are Veneers?

Veneers are small, custom shells that match your teeth. The veneers are coated with a high intensity curing light and then cleaned. For maximum esthetic value, the veneers are placed on the front surface of your tooth. That means teeth which look normal and attractive. Continue reading Veneers: Best Tooth Replacement!

Types Of Illness That Will Cause periodontal Disease

Man with toothacheYour smile is the window for your overall health in dentistry. That’s why you have to wash the toothpaste and float twice a day every night before your bed and visit our daily professional teeth cleaning clinic. If you do not take the necessary steps to remove plaque from your teeth and gums, you can develop periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has an overall well-being serious effect.

Diabetes

There is a connection between gum and diabetes. Periodontal diseases are more prevalent in diabetics. Persons with diabetes have a suppressed immune system which makes them more likely to become infected. You are more at risk with periodontal conditions and have serious side effects if your diabetes symptoms are not managed. Periodontal disease may cause the teeth to be lost and gums to bleed blood. Inform your dentist always of improvements to your wellbeing, such as diabetes.

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Avoiding Dry Socket after Wisdom Teeth Removal

A man after removing a wisdom tooth. The operation to remove the eighth teethAfter removing wisdom teeth, dry socket can occur and can be an extremely painful, unpleasant condition, although only temporary. If lower wisdom teeth have been lost, it is more likely to occur rather than the higher ones. Fortunately, it affects fewer than 5 percent of patients, but steps can be taken to avoid it.

socket is just hole in the bone that extracted the tooth. It will fill with blood that will then clot and protect the underlying bone and nerves until healing occurs. For healing, the blood clot is essential. This can lead to dry socket if the blood clot is dislodged.

What occurs then is the exposure of the bone and nerves to dust and food particles, bacteria and saliva that can be in the place where the blood clot is meant to be.

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How To Make A Dental Visit Successful?

Dental VisitYou should visit and check for a dental cleaning at least twice a year. These dental appointments allow your dentist to assess your oral health, address any concerns you may have, and look for signs of any dental problems. It’s a relationship between you and your dentist to preserve your teeth and gums. We’ve mentioned a few helpful tips below for the best results.

Choose The Right Dentist

It is important to find the right dental practice that will fit your needs. Selecting a provider and dental office that fits your personality will make you more likely to keep your dental appointments.

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When Can A Child Visit A Dentist?

First Visit To the DentistParents of newborn babies have a lot to deal with, from diapers to doctor appointments. Worrying about taking your baby to a dentist doesn’t have to happen until after the baby gets his or her first tooth – but how soon after that?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children should visit a dentist by the time they are one year old. A good time to make the first appointment is when your baby gets his first tooth. If that seems a little early, consider that one in four preschoolers have cavities before they are four years old, with many kids getting their first cavity by the age of two.

Your child’s first dental visit is usually a short one designed to acquaint the child with the dentist and dentist’s office and to let you talk to the dentist about your child’s oral health. The dentist can tell you about fluoride, answer any concerns you have about thumb sucking or pacifier use and tell you what to expect as far as teething is concerned. Take the time to ask the dentist any questions you have, because this first visit is for you as well as your child. Continue reading When Can A Child Visit A Dentist?

Let’s Get Some Dental X-Rays!

Teeth having x-rayYour dentist may take dental x-rays if your are a new patient, have not been seen in a while, or are in for a follow-up visit after dental treatment. Below are the most common type of x-rays that would be taken and the reasons why:

Bitewing x-rays help dentists look at bone levels between teeth, cavities between teeth, and the health of the bone between teeth.

Periapical x-rays help dentists look at the root tips of teeth, the bone around teeth, abscesses, and other pathology.

Complete Series is a combination of bitewing and periapical radiographs that shows all the teeth, roots and related areas of the jaws.

Panoramic x-rays help visualize wisdom teeth, TMJ’s, major pathology in the jaws and sinuses, and help see areas of missing teeth. Continue reading Let’s Get Some Dental X-Rays!

What Is The Perfect Age To Visit The Dentist?

Happily having his dental visitParents are often confused about when their child is old enough to visit the dentist. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first visit should be when their first tooth erupts – no later than two years old. From there on, the dentist will continue to recommend the frequency of the visits which the parents should follow.

Which Dentist Should I Go to?

A family dentist can definitely help give you a brief overview of how to care for your child’s teeth and if there are any pressing issues to deal with. However, it is best to take your child to a pediatric dentist. Continue reading What Is The Perfect Age To Visit The Dentist?

Teach Our Kids To Establish Good Dental Hygiene Habits

Colorful toothbrush and paste holderHow many of us have heard that ‘too much sugar will rot your teeth’ while growing up?  It’s one of the most common phrases uttered by parents to deter their kids from sucking on sweets and sipping sugary juices all day. And while reducing sugar intake definitely helps prevent tooth decay, it is not merely enough to help kids develop good dental hygiene habits.

Here are 5 ways you can help your kid develop healthy habits for taking care of their teeth! Continue reading Teach Our Kids To Establish Good Dental Hygiene Habits

Make Oral Health Your Night Time Habit

hygiene routineMaintaining a good bedtime oral hygiene routine is even more important than your daytime one. A lot can happen overnight while you are sleeping. Food debris and bacteria can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums during sleep time, when there is almost no saliva produced to wash away bacteria. Most of us have more time at night to properly clean our teeth, but wait until we are too tired to do so.

There are many ways to improve and maintain good oral health, even while you sleep. Here are a few helpful tips to get through the night. Continue reading Make Oral Health Your Night Time Habit