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Gum Graft Surgery: Success and Possible Complications


Why is gum graft surgery performed?Based on current dental practice with available data, there are three indications for gum graft surgery:·  Root Exposure Related Problems- The patient cannot brush the exposed root surface; the dentist detects a lot of plaque and calculus on the root; or, there is the beginning of root decay. Gum graft surgery can be performed to cover and protect the root surface.·  Hypersensitivity - The patient...


6 signs your wisdom teeth are coming in


Present at the back of one's mouth, wisdom teeth make the lower and upper third molars of the set. They normally come between the age of 17 and 21 and since this is when the person is considered to have become a bit wiser, they are called wisdom teeth. The interesting thing about wisdom teeth though is that around 35% people never them. People who see their wisdom teeth coming in should be prepared for a few things. Keep on reading to find out...


How to clean an orthodontic retainer and Invisalign aligners?


If you or your child recently got a dental retainer or Invisalign Aligner Trays, it is very important to clean it properly; otherwise, bacterial buildup could ruin your retainer and make you ill. Here's the bottom line: You need to clean your retainers or Invisalign aligner trays every single day to keep them sparkling and germ-free.There are many easy home methods you can use, and some convenient products you can buy for this...


Do Damon Braces Really Move Teeth Faster?


There are many choices in orthodontic work. Some people get traditional braces that simply align teeth. Others choose clear, wire-free braces because they are nearly invisible. However, these can take a long time to move teeth into a healthy position.Damon Braces are similar to traditional braces. However, there are a few additional benefits. This technology takes one’s overall appearance into account. An orthodontist who uses Damon braces has...


What is Gingivectomy procedure?


While it may sound unappealing, reduction of pathological pocketing through the procedure known as gingivectomy is an effective means of treating a condition commonly encountered when you are diagnosed with periodontal disease.  Often, when you do suffer from periodontal disease, you will exhibit some loss of jawbone around your teeth.  This loss of jawbone will leave empty spaces beneath your gums.  These spaces below your gums...


Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after


When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay or infection in the tooth pulp, your dentist may recommend a root canal. A root canal is a multi-step dental procedure that involves removing the infected tooth pulp (and sometimes the nerve) from a tooth, and sealing it to protect against future teeth pain.  Not all types of teeth pain are indications for a root canal. But signs of infection severe enough to...


Why is dental care so expensive?


The cost of Dental Care:We hear it all of the time that dentistry is expensive but never really addressed this issue until a reader recently wanted to know what is behind the high cost of delivering high quality dental care.  The cost of dentistry has gone up in past years like everything else. Listed are some of the factors that go into the cost of delivering dentistry.·  Propersterilization infection control for safe delivery of...


Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits


Invisalign DentistMany adults don’t want to have their teeth straightened because they don’t want traditional braces. Those ugly metal wires and brackets are uncomfortable and take two or three years to deliver results.The good news is that there is another alternative. Invisalign invisible braces straighten teeth in about half the time of conventional braces. And one of the best parts is that from a conversational distance, no one will...


6 Home Remedies For A Toothache That Will Make The Pain Go Away


It may not be the most interesting topic, but this article will sure bring joy to those who are oftentimes bothered with a severe toothache. It is not a problem of modern times, and historical records show that even cavemen had cavities, but there were not dentists at the time to treat their problem.But, same as this ache has been here since always, there are particular natural remedies that ‘share the same age’ as the ailment they are meant...


Patients guide to sedation dentistry


What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry goes by several names – conscious sedation, sleep dentistry, relaxation dentistry or oral sedation – but the effect is the same. Your pain and anxiety are kept under control as you remain just below the level of consciousness during your dental procedure. Because you are thoroughly relaxed and comfortable, the doctor can perform procedures that might ordinarily take years to complete in only one...



Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits

Invisalign Treatment Process and Its Benefits

Invisalign DentistMany adults don’t want to have their teeth straightened...
The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

The complete guide to cosmetic dentistry

While general dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and...
Floss or not to floss

Floss or not to floss

If you follow any social media site I’m sure you’ve come across the recent...
Parents guide for dental health for kids

Parents guide for dental health for kids

Prior to baby’s birth, and by the third week post conception, the baby’s...
Patients guide to sedation dentistry

Patients guide to sedation dentistry

What is Sedation Dentistry? Sedation dentistry goes by several names –...
The guide to dental implants

The guide to dental implants

What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are the treatment of choice for...
Top 12 things to look for in a good dentist

Top 12 things to look for in a good dentist

Finding the best dentist is a bit difficult, but finding a good dentist can be...
Ultimate guide to dental emergencies

Ultimate guide to dental emergencies

Today, I want to talk about dental emergencies that we see in the dental office...
Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after

Understanding Root Canals: The before, during and after

When you need a root canal? If the cause of your teeth pain is serious decay...
Things to do when you child has a dental emergency

Things to do when you child has a dental emergency

Dental problems for kids may arise suddenly. When a tooth becomes dislodged or...
When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

When Will My Baby Start Getting Teeth?

TeethingTeething, the process of baby (primary) teeth coming through the gums...
What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?

What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?

What Is The Best Toothpaste For My Child?Tooth brushing is one of the most...
Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)

Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)

Does Your Child Grind His Teeth at Night? (Bruxism)Parents are often concerned...
How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?

How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?

How To Prevent Cavities For Kids?Good oral hygiene removes bacteria and the left...
Brushing, flossing, and eating healthy for kids

Brushing, flossing, and eating healthy for kids

Brushing tips for kidsStarting at birth, clean your child's gums with a soft...