Dental Implants are the metallic posts that are surgically inserted into the jawbone to replace the root of a missing tooth. Then a tooth-like crown is fixed or screwed on the implant. As the jaw bone fuses with the post and assures the stability and durability of the implants.
Implant dentistry is the widely used teeth restorative treatment preferred by Prosthodontists because of its advantages. The artificial tooth or teeth fixed with implants are not mobilized unlike other dental restoration methods like bridges and dentures.
Sumithra is a 6-year-old child studying the first standard in a Private School. Her father brought her to Sendhil Dental Clinic a few months ago. He told that one of her front teeth appeared black in colour and added that her daughter was experiencing intense pain with the tooth.
Gum Recession, also known as Gingival recession is a common dental problem and it is a symptom of gum diseases. Receding gums is the process that lessens or pulls back the gum tissue around the teeth. When the gum edges wear down, it exposes the inner layers of a tooth like dentin, root and others.
Oral bacteria take advantage of the receding gums and produce periodontal pockets between the gum line and the teeth. It eventually leads to tooth loss.
Is it right to brush our teeth without toothpaste?
Yes. Dentists suggest that you can add it as a part of your oral hygiene because it can effectively reduce the plaque and tartar built up on our teeth.
American Dental Association has revealed after a dental examination that brushing without toothpaste reduces plaque build-up by 63% and gum bleeding by 55%.
Sumithra is a 6-year-old child studying first standard in a Private School. Her father brought her to Sendhil Dental Clinic a few months ago. He told that one of her front teeth appeared black in color and added that her daughter was experiencing intense pain with the tooth.
Do you experience severe pain in your gums when you eat and drink?
Such painful gums are a warning signal of various dental complications like canker sores, gingivitis and other periodontal diseases. Otherwise, it occurs due to bacterial build-up, brushing or flossing too hard, wearing dental appliances like dentures & braces.
Do you smell a nasty odor from your mouth? Then we are sure that you are encountering various distress in your day to day activities. Am I right?
If you have doubt whether you have bad breath mentioned by people around you, but you did not smell any odor, just try this.
Take a spoon and gently scrub at the back of your tongue with it. Take the spoon out and wait until the saliva gets dry. Now smell the spoon. If the flavor is unpleasant, then you are a sufferer of Halitosis.
It is really hard to encounter the pain in the jaw and facial muscles. As they have diverse connections with the mouth, any obstacle in jawbone obstructs the mouth activity like chewing, eating and even opening your mouth.
If you have experienced a pain in the jawbone, you will agree to the above point. The degree of pain varies depending on the cause and it triggers various difficulties like dizziness, burning sensation, toothache, etc.
“My kid has lost a tooth while he was playing. Does he require implant?”
“A few days ago, our baby fell down accidentally and two teeth have been knocked down.”
People who bring their little toddlers to our clinic ask queries like this.
Baby teeth are also known as Primary teeth (or) Milk Teeth (or) Deciduous Teeth fall down over a period of time. The teeth shedding process is followed by the eruption of permanent teeth. You have also come across this experience in your childhood.
Our teeth are highly vulnerable to various factors like tooth decay, gum diseases, tooth injuries, etc. It will end in losing your pearl white tooth.
It is hard and miserable to have a missing tooth or teeth because it affects the aesthetic value of the smile. Similarly, the sufferer encounters difficulties in chewing, speaking and in other mouth oriented actions.