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Mouth Ulcers (canker sores)

An ulcer is a breach in the continuity of skin or mucous membrane deeper than the erosion. Ulcers are quite commonly noted in the oral cavity probably because the mucous membrane is a thinner lining than skin. They get easily affected by mechanical, chemical, thermal, electrical and radiation insults. Common ulcers in the mouth are: 1. Traumatic ulcers 2. Aphthous stomatitis 3. Infections 4. Drug-induced 5. Allergy 6. Malignancies

By |2019-09-05T06:30:20+00:00September 5th, 2019|General|0 Comments

Hair line fractures of the tooth

Hairline fractures of the tooth or cracked tooth are one of the main reasons for a person to seek dental treatment. Causes: Teeth with large fillings High pressure from the opposing tooth Accidents or blow to the teeth Abrupt changes in temperature Chewing on hard food like ice, candy, nuts, etc., Age

By |2019-08-20T06:55:42+00:00August 20th, 2019|General|0 Comments

Achieve Your Best Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

SMILE is a curved line that can set everything straight. One of the most attractive features on somebody’s face is, without doubt, their SMILE. Hence one needs to be very careful in maintaining a good and confident smile all through their life. Dental problems that can ruin your smile:

By |2019-06-10T05:56:41+00:00June 8th, 2019|General|0 Comments

Dental Implant over Bridges

Crowns and bridges: A crown is a cap-like structure placed over a tooth and a bridge is made to replace a missing tooth. There are various reasons why a bridge may be indicated on your teeth. Missing tooth Two or more successive root canal treated teeth Missing teeth on either side of a natural tooth Generalized attrition of teeth reducing the vertical height etc., In any of these situations, you may be advised a bridge.

By |2019-05-28T07:20:31+00:00May 27th, 2019|General|0 Comments

All You Need to Know about MILK TEETH

Man has two sets of dentition in his life span. The first one is called DECIDUOUS dentition or MILK teeth or PRIMARY teeth. The second one is called PERMANENT dentition. The total no of milk teeth is 20 in number. 10 teeth in the upper arch and 10 teeth in the lower arch. The first milk tooth erupts into the oral cavity by around 6 months of age and by 3 years all 20 milk teeth would have erupted. There can be a variation of a few months in the eruption of these teeth.

By |2019-05-17T06:17:51+00:00May 15th, 2019|General|0 Comments

How Does Thumb Sucking Affect Your Child’s Teeth?

Sucking can be of nutritive value, self-soothing and a pleasurable oral reflex. Soon after birth the child has a reflexive behavior for sucking. Anything kept in mouth will be sucked. Usually this reflex will go by 4 months of age. If it persists beyond this age it becomes a habit which can pose some orthodontic problems to the teeth.

By |2019-05-14T03:04:53+00:00May 13th, 2019|General|0 Comments