Blog/Dental Articles

Understanding gum disease

Gum disease also referred to as Periodontitis is a dental disease affecting the gums of your teeth. Gums hold the teeth in place covering your teeth’s’ roots. A bacterial infection on your gums will lead to Gingivitis which is a mild form of Periodontitis characterized by inflamed gums. If not treated, Gingivitis develops into gum […]

How to Assess Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is the most prevalent form of dental disease affecting most people. While the causes are primarily as a result of lifestyle habits, other underlying health conditions can contribute to tooth decay. The decay is as a result of acid attack on the enamel of the tooth exposing the inner layers of the tooth. […]

How to Prevent Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding also referred to as Bruxism is a dental health disease resulting from the grinding of your teeth and clenching of your jaw muscles. This condition remains unknown to most people despite posing serious oral health problems. Most Bruxism patients are unaware that they grind their teeth unless told so by an expert. Bruxism […]

Solutions for Teeth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is caused by the degradation of the enamel exposing the dentine and pulp which are full nerve endings. The sensitivity can be a sharp pain or discomfort experienced when you eat certain foods, take hot or cold meals or when brushing your teeth. Tooth sensitivity starts off manageable at first before gradually becoming […]

What to Expect in Root Canal Treatment

 

If your dentist tells you that you require a root canal treatment, you might wonder what to expect throughout the procedure. A root canal is a procedure to preserve a tooth because, by the time you need a root canal, it will be too late to save the life of the tooth because it is […]

Top 5 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

 

A beautiful smile contributes more than just beauty because it is an important component of good general health. Every so often people looks for options in improving the appearance of their smile. Fortunately, dental procedures and especially cosmetic dental procedures continue to improve dramatically.

As a result, there is a variety of choices available and affordable […]

10 Most Common Dental Problems

 

Dental problems are not any fun but luckily, you can prevent most of them. Flossing and brushing teeth twice a day, eating properly and going for frequent dental check-ups are some of the steps you can take to avoid dental issues.

Enlightening yourself about common dental problems and their causes also plays a huge role in […]

Things Dental Cleaning Can Do For You

 

Good oral hygiene is essential not only for your smile but your general health as well. Periodontal disease and gum infection lead to low birth weight, stroke, and heart disease. Consistent dental exams and professional teeth cleaning can prevent these and many other health problems.

However, most people fear teeth cleaning because of the strange noises, […]

Types of Dental Restoration

Dental restoration is ordinarily required for the repair of teeth impaired by injuries or cavities. There are a few methods provided by restorative dentistry that solve these kinds of dental complications with the most popular being dental fillings. Let’s look at some of the common types of these restorations.

Fillings
These include amalgam, porcelain, composite and gold […]

Oral care with Braces on

Dental braces also known as braces, orthodontic cases, or cases are devices used in orthodontics that align and straighten teeth and help to position them with regard to a person’s jaw, while also working to improve dental health.

Taking Care of your Braces
You should be prepared for the fact that taking care of your teeth will […]

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