According to the CDC Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a diminishment in one’s cognitive abilities. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that starts with memory loss and can advance to the point of not being able to carry on conversations or interact with the environment around you. The connection between your oral health and your overall health can’t be overstated. Taking care of your teeth can help serious medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. Age is the biggest risk factor with symptoms usually around the age of 60.read more
Ever wondered why professional cleaning (scaling) is so important? Is dental cleaning required even if you brush and floss your teeth daily? Why do dentists recommend dental cleaning and a six-monthly dental check-up? One of the significant reasons behind dental cleaning is that the dentist gets a chance to examine your teeth and gums so that any dental issue which is brewing can be diagnosed and treated in the initial stage. This is critical as dental problems, unlike medical problems, remain silent for a long time. The appointment will involve a thorough dental cleaning and check-up by the best dentist in Delhi.read more
Do you ever worry why your gums are so dark and unsightly and if anything can be done about it? Dark or black gums are the result of an excess of the pigment called melanin, which is also responsible for the color of the skin. Dark colored people have more of melanin in their skin similarly people with dark gums have more melanin in their gums. The good news is this can easily be treated by simple procedure called ‘Gum depigmentation/ gum bleaching.’ The colour of the gingiva varies among different individuals and it is thought to be associated with surface pigmentation. It varies from light to dark brown or black.read more
Are you new to town, ready to explore all the hot & happening places? Or maybe you’re a local, eager to revive your love for the city? Deserving a spot on every must-see list is ‘Smile Delhi- The Dental Clinic.’ It’s a reputable dental clinic and has served patients from across the globe and PAN India for the last 24 years. Picture this, you’re out on the town having a great time and suddenly your sensitive tooth starts acting up and ruins your entire trip. Or you chip off your tooth on a shot glass while bar hopping! It happens more often than you think.read more
A dental crown is an artificial cap or cover for the tooth. It is designed to strengthen a tooth when there isn’t enough tooth structure remaining to keep it functional. It is a custom-made covering for your damaged tooth to restore the tooth’s size, shape, strength and enhance its appearance. The dentist near you fixes the cap or crown on your natural tooth, to cover your entire tooth which is helpful in protecting the cracked, damaged or excessively decayed tooth.read more
Many of us think visiting a dentist for a ‘six-monthly check-up’ is unnecessary. We think we are maintaining good oral hygiene unless pain knocks at our door. We believe nothing dramatic can change in our mouth in mere six months or a year. Our negligence towards six-monthly dental visits can be for many reasons which include fear, forgetfulness, laziness, embarrassment or inconvenience. While our thinking may prevent us from scheduling six monthly appointments with a ‘dentist near us,’.read more
In most European countries and even US or Canada, dental treatment is extremely expensive. Only the basic treatments are covered by dental insurance plans. Over the last five years, India has become one the most preferred destinations for Americans and Europeans for dental care and other medical procedures. Today’s unhealthy lifestyle, diets and longer lifespans than previous generations, has increased the demand for qualitative and personalised dental care. There are plenty of places of interest for both tourists and business travellers.read more
Root canals are one of the most common dental issues for which a patient must go to a dentist and get this treatment done. Here we will understand the most common signs which can lead a tooth to a root canal. When an infection gets inside a tooth structure i.e.in the pulp, the result is often inflammation and sharp pain that extends to the bone of the jaw itself. This suggests that the infection has crossed the enamel-dentin barrier and reached a stage that nerve in the tooth has got infected and thus needs a Root canal treatment.read more
Do you find yourself too feeling under confident and unhappy when you smile because of irregular/missing/chipped or yellow teeth? Have you mastered the art of dodging selfies and smiling with your lips pursed at social gatherings; because you lack that perfect smile? It’s time to smile again because smile is the first thing you notice when you look at photos of friends and family on social media. Experts at ‘Smile Delhi – The Dental Clinic’ in New Delhi can help you with choosing the best treatment option for Smile Makeover with you.read more
Everyone has questions about going to the dentist which is perfectly natural. In this blog the most frequently asked dental questions, you’ll find detailed information about our dental services including dental problems, preventive care, cosmetic options, as well as some helpful tips about unexpected issues like a chipped tooth. With dental advancements due to technology like ‘Immediate Implants’ and 4day ‘Smile Makeovers’, it’s a good idea to ask questions about your options when you arrive for your first consultation.read more
It is easy for people to think decay in baby teeth isn’t important as they will be replaced by adult teeth. But baby teeth do matter.
Decayed baby teeth can cause pain, infection and problems with eating, sleeping and going to school. Some baby teeth stay in the mouth until children are 12 or 13, which is too long to be suffering with toothache and soreness. The Academy of Paediatric Dentistry recommends that children make their first visit to the dentist before their first birthday or six months after they get their first tooth.
Ever had a bad toothache when you are at a restaurant or in the middle of the night? There is nothing worse than the pain of a tooth… Sleepless nights and hunger strikes, soothe it with ice-creams or ice packs, taking a number of un-prescribed painkillers. We often come across various excuses to ignore the pain and find our own way to deal with it. You try to soothe yourself by searching multiple things on google and trying all sorts of home remedies.read more