Tag: cavity

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 […]

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 […]