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WHEN DO I NEED ROOT CANAL TREATMENT?

Root canal treatment is suggested when the pulp or the nerve of the tooth gets infected. The tooth is composed of protective hard covering (enamel, dentin, cementum) encasing a soft living tissue called the pulp. The pulp contains nerves, fibers, and connective tissue. It extends from the crown of the tooth to the tip of […]

HOW TO MAINTAIN ORAL HYGIENE ONCE THE TEETH CLEANING PROCEDURE IS DONE

Teeth cleaning is not a permanent treatment and the effect won’t last forever. Hence, after the teeth cleaning procedure is done one has to maintain their oral hygiene by following proper brushing techniques and day to day habits. Here are some simple tips that you can follow at home to maintain that sparkling smile! Brush […]

IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR TEETH CLEANING

In dentistry, teeth cleaning or scaling is a common process which is done on patients to maintain their daily oral hygiene and keep their gums healthier and stronger. We see that people generally have unhealthy oral habits like smoking, tobacco chewing, excessive sugary food consumption which may affect the oral health of an individual which […]

PROS AND CONS OF INVISALIGN

Every appliance or treatment in dentistry has its own advantages and disadvantages. It is the same for Invisalign aligners too. Here are some pros and cons of Invisalign that will help you make the right choice! PROS : Invisible: It is virtually invisible and hence highly aesthetic when compared to traditional braces. Easy to remove: […]

Metal vs Ceramic Braces

‘It is never too late to have a smile you are proud to wear’. With several options out there for your Braces, aligning or straightening your teeth with modern materials have become much more comfortable in the recent years. A frequent dilemma that most patients face is whether to choose Metal Braces or Ceramic Braces. […]

TOOTH FILLINGS: SAVIOUR FOR DECAYED TOOTH

A tooth filling, otherwise called as restoration is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. What are the different types of filling materials available? Previously gold and silver amalgam restorations were used commonly. These days they are replaced by tooth colored materials such as: Composites Glass-ionomer […]