Tag: veneers

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SELF-LIGATING BRACES: SMARTER WAY TO GET STRAIGHTER TEETH?

There’s always something new happening in the field of Dentistry. And when it comes to Orthodontics, technological advances are being made in designing of the braces to get better alignment of teeth. So what are these Self-Ligating braces? And how are they different when compared to traditional braces? Self-Ligating braces have been in the market […]