malocclusion

Dental malocclusion means the abnormal alignment of the upper and lower teeth. Etiology: Childhood habits such as thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, using pacifiers beyond age 3, and prolonged use of bottle feeding, extra teeth, lost teeth, impacted teeth or abnormally shaped teeth. Different types of malocclusions: Overjet Overbite Anterior crossbite…

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teeth-whitening

Teeth whitening is the most popular aesthetic dental treatment. Nowadays people are more interested in whitening their teeth for an attractive smile. Dental stains: The cause of dental stains should be examined for better results. There are two types of stains. 1. Extrinsic stain 2. Intrinsic Stain Extrinsic stain means…

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dentists-advice-cover

Hello friends… I like to share a few interesting experiences of mine, in my practice. Let’s see it. During my early stages of clinical practice, I came across an interesting case of a tooth (anterior) that got an appearance of sliced and I enquired about the reason to the patient.…

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While enjoying chill ice cream or hot coffee, if you feel pain or sensitivity, your regular coffee and favorite ice cream become loathing. You may feel sensitivity during brushing or flossing. How dental sensitivity occurs? The crown of our teeth is covered by a protective outer layer called enamel, which…

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dark-chocolate

Chocolates! Wow. Yummy!!!  We all familiar with chocolates, Diary milk, Perk, Munch…!!!  By hearing those names, we will get salivary flow increased in our oral cavity. But is it healthy for our teeth? The answer is of course “No”. So let us discuss a different term “Dark Chocolates”. What are…

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root-canal-treatment

Dental pain is the most common symptom of dental caries, trauma, periodontitis, infection, etc. Each tooth has the most vital tissue called the pulp. The Pulp consists of blood vessels, connective tissue, and nerves. When pulp is violated by infection or trauma, the person may feel pain. The pain will…

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caring-your-braces

Patients under orthodontic treatment face difficulty in cleaning their teeth. Negligence leads to plaque formation, which is the cause of Gum disease, white spot lesions, and cavities. Twice a day brushing is not enough for braces wearers. Your dentist may suggest a soft electric toothbrush sometimes. Care should be taken…

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Healthy teeth give you the most attractive smile. Teeth are also important for chewing and speaking. Every tooth in the oral cavity has a unique function. Missing one is very unfortunate. Teeth loss can be due to trauma, periodontitis (gum disease), genetic condition, a decayed tooth, etc. If the particular…

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Smoking and oral health cover

Smoking is considered as a major risk factor for lung cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, and poor oral health. Effect of smoking in the oral cavity: Black or brown stained teeth White patches inside the mouth Early tooth loss Gum disease Severe bone loss within the jaw Bad breath Failure…

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