How You Are Unknowingly Damaging Your Teeth

Since our early school days, we have been thoroughly drilled in how to look after our teeth. If you want to avoid the dentist’s scary looking drill, brush three times a day and avoid sugar, sweets and soda, it’s not difficult is it? Unfortunately though, it’s not that simple, despite their strength, teeth can be rather sensitive. There are many ways in which we unknowingly … [Read more...]

Top 5 Health Benefits of Straight Teeth

Having straight teeth isn’t just useful for charming the ladies or attracting the gents. Unbeknownst to many, having an even set of pearly whites also comes with a number of health benefits, some of which will be described here. 1. It helps you have healthy teeth and gums. Evenly spaced teeth are generally easier to clean. This makes them less prone to decay and injury. … [Read more...]

Back to Basics Caring for Your Teeth

Caring for Your Teeth

The basic goal of teeth care is prevention of cavities. Cavities are areas of decay, often referred to a "holes" in teeth, that are actually honeycomb areas of tooth enamel decay where bacteria has eaten away part of the tooth. If left untreated, the bacteria will continue eating away at the tooth until the root of the tooth is exposed. Typically the root of the tooth then … [Read more...]

4 Great Home Remedies for Getting Rid of Tooth Pain

t Home Remedies for Getting Rid of Toot

Most tooth pains trouble you at night when you are going to sleep due to the increased BP towards the head. So, if you keep your head elevated, it would help in decreasing the blood pressure.Toothache can be due to pain or soreness around or within a tooth, indicating reddening, swelling, irritation and infection, resulting in a gum or tooth abscess. It is very common and can … [Read more...]

Gingivitis – Symptoms, Treatment, Diagnosis

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of gingivitis without going through complex dental surgeries or extractions? Medical development and advanced technology has made everything possible today. Even diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis can be treated as easily as a seasonal fever. You just need to know the right symptoms and course of treatment. Let’s see how you can … [Read more...]

Teaching Teeth Care to Kids and Teens

Teaching Teeth Care to Kids and Teens

Teaching teeth care is crucial and very important. Teeth health is an important matter to deal with in as early as the childhood years of a person. Our teeth not only help us in digesting our food well, it also has other benefits like increasing self-esteem and self-confidence as well as contributing to making that great smile on our faces. In this light, it would be a great … [Read more...]

Dental Implant Technologies – Past, Present & Future

Dental Implant Procedure

The earliest known dental implants - in one form or another - have been discovered through archaeological expeditions. Nearly 4000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians used a number of different materials including ivory and animal bones to create teeth which would be inserted into the gums of mummified bodies. Other archaeological finds have shown that around 600AD the Mayan … [Read more...]

Routine Dental Services and Your Dental Clinic

Routine Dental Services and Your Dental Clinic

How is your smile? Some of us have a less-than-perfect set of teeth, which can hinder the way we see ourselves and detract from the beauty within. Our smiles can convey to the world how we feel and who we are, but sometimes, it can hold us back because our confidence may be diminished by its less than stellar appearance. If there is any room for improvement at all, allow our … [Read more...]

The High Cost of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease is a condition that causes inflammation around the gums. It also damages the tissue that supports the teeth. Even though there are a number of treatments available for periodontal disease, they can be very costly. Below is an explanation of the high cost of periodontal disease. Individual Costs The type of treatment that the dentist recommends will depend … [Read more...]

Unhealthy Teeth and Heart Disease

Brushing your teeth is not only good for their health, but can prevent you from suffering from a heart attack. Bad dental hygiene causes a condition known as Gum Disease, which causes the gum area surrounding the teeth to become inflamed. This is a condition that can progress to where the bones of the jaw area start to deteriorate. Gum disease is caused by an excess build-up of … [Read more...]