When we talk about finding a good doctor for ourselves, we seek someone who is experienced at what they do. With an increased number of patients visiting the dental clinics to take care of their oral health, patients and dentists alike have started imbibing safe practices in their treatments. The Use of Mercury Free Treatment…

Your saliva plays one of the most important roles in your digestive system and protecting your oral health. However, this part of the system is often overlooked, given how we don’t know enough about it. The saliva in our mouth is produced by a tissue known as salivary glands. Found only in mammals, salivary glands…

The recession of the gums is a process in which the gum tissue above your teeth gets smaller, revealing more of your tooth. The condition ends up forming gaps between your teeth, allowing germs and bacteria to grow. Therefore, the treat for this condition becomes essential as it can eventually lead to tooth damage and…

Dental pain includes pain in any part of your mouth, teeth, jaw, palate, gums, roots, etc. The causes of this pain could vary from cavities in your teeth, gum infection, and improper bites to pain that may occur during or post a dental procedure. Processes like implantation, tooth restoration, root canal, etc. may induce a…

Medically known as radiographs, X-rays are the energy rays which are capable of penetrating through the soft tissues of the body and settling into the hard, dense tissue. Thus, the X-rays highlight the structure of your teeth in your mouth by settling into them and pass through the gum and cheeks. X-rays are not only…

The process of aging affects all organs alike. Not only does it stretch the skin tissue and slow the muscle growth, it also affects the dental tissue. Studies have shown that the process of aging leads to fibrosis, decreases the cellularity of the connective tissue, and down growth of epithelial attachment. The process of aging…

The exposure of the root of a tooth due to the loss of gum tissue is known as gingival recession or receding gums. A common problem in the adults over 40 years old, this occurs due to the retraction of gingival margin form the crown of the teeth. Though the problem is associated with people…

Dry Socket – What is it? If you experience intense pain a few days after your tooth extraction along with bad breath and a foul taste in your mouth, you could have dry socket. The increase of pain in the mouth after the tooth extraction indicates an interruption in the healing process, leading to dry…

Tooth Decay or cavities are scientifically known as dental caries. These are a certain type of bacteria which destroy the enamel of the tooth and the dentin that lies under it.             The bacteria causing the destruction of enamel produces acids, which is found in food products high on carbohydrates and sugar. The caries, therefore,…

Many studies have shown that smoking is a cause of many dental health problems. The nicotine present in the cigarettes can reduce the blood flow to the mouth leading to conditions like bad breath, delayed healing after tooth extraction, lower success rate of dental implants and more. Smoking also increases the plaque formation on the…

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