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Should I be afraid of Root Canal Therapy

Should I be afraid of Root Canal Therapy?

At the very mention of “root canal treatment“, people start to get the heebie-jeebies. Although most of them are unaware of the reality of root canal dentistry. People break out in a cold sweat hearing of it as the only thing they can recall is pain with the treatment. However, the treatment, when done correctly …

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How will Cosmetic dentistry let you enjoy a beautiful smile

How will Cosmetic dentistry let you enjoy a beautiful smile?

You take good care of your teeth, but still, you are unhappy with your smile. Well, you are not the only one facing this issue. It’s very common for the patients to be dissatisfied with their smile. Ageing, wear and tear make your teeth dull, chipped, discoloured and crooked. Thankfully cosmetic dentistry will help you …

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Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a leading problem in dentistry. Many people lose their teeth to gum disease because they fail to realize how important it is to keep gums healthy before it is too late. Most people are only concerned about the health of their teeth and they focus all their attention on it, not knowing …

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How Do Dental Veneers Work

How Do Dental Veneers Work?

Small cosmetic dental issues can make you feel skeptical to smile. These can include stained, chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth as well as having a larger than normal gap between two teeth. Dental veneers are a plain and cost-effective way to correct these problems and give you the smile you desire. How Do Dental Veneers …

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What is Dental Sealants?

What is Dental Sealants?

The dental anatomy of the molars presents deep grooves and fissures that are very distinct and unique to every tooth. The grooves and fissures are characteristic of every posterior teeth, premolar or molar, some deeper than others, while some rather shallow and presenting insignificant depths. These spaces unfortunately trap in food particles that allow bacteria …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Don’t you feel self-conscious when you smile in group photos knowing you have stained teeth? Having whiter teeth will surely make you look more attractive in those selfies! Our teeth discolor because of two main reasons – staining and ageing. There are many ways you can prevent teeth staining – try to avoid coffee and …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Who Can Benefit from Dental Sealants?

The dental anatomy of the molars presents deep grooves and fissures that are very distinct and unique to every tooth. The grooves and fissures are characteristic of every posterior teeth, premolar or molar, some deeper than others, while some rather shallow and presenting insignificant depths. These spaces unfortunately trap in food particles that allow bacteria …

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Dental Fillings for Treatment of Tooth Decay

Two Types and Importance of Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is one of the more powerful means that help prevent dental decay. It is a compound mineral which exists in almost all foods and even drinks like teas and water treatment plants. Fluoride continues to be fully supported by numerous professional health organizations for well over 50 years. Topical Fluoride This type of fluoride …

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Periodental Disease and Its Causes

Periodental Disease and Its Causes

  Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among people at any age range. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is the chronic inflammation of the gums or the soft tissues surrounding the affected tooth. It can range from mild to serious periodontal disease. The mild form of periodontal disease …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

How to Treat Receding Gums?

  Although receding gums are a common dental problem, many people are unaware that they have it. That is because the process occurs slowly over time. With gum recession, the gum tissue surrounding the tooth pulls back or wears away. This exposes more of the tooth and its root. Eventually, gaps form between the gum …

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