Dental Coronectomy is a technique used for wisdom teeth surgery where only the crown portion of the tooth is extracted and the root/roots are left in situ ie in the mouth itself. The wisdom tooth or third molar is the last tooth to erupt into the mouth usually after the age of 16. When there is not enough room in the jaws to accommodate wisdom teeth, it does not come into the mouth normally. When this happens, the wisdom teeth are said to be ‘impacted’.
As you start aging, like your body and skin, the mouth also starts showing some changes. It becomes more important to take care of your teeth and dental health with time. You need your teeth more as you age, as the mouth is literally the gateway to one’s health. One common misconception is that losing your teeth as one ages is inevitable, but it’s not true. If you take proper care of your oral health, your teeth will last you a lifetime.
Black fungus, also known as ‘Mucormycosis’ is a disease belonging to the fungal family ‘Mucorales’. Mucormycosis is a very rare infection which is caused by exposure to mucor mould commonly found in soil, plants, manure, and decaying fruits and vegetables.
This fungus infects people who have impaired immune systems. We are all breathing in, fungal spores constantly viz… when we walk
Dental phobia is a common problem among people of all ages. People are scared of dentists or have a fear of dentist needles. Dental phobia is a term used to describe fear, anxiety or stress for a dental sitting. The patient is scared to visit the dentist thus causing delay in the dental treatment. It can be associated with certain triggers such as needles, drills or the noise of the dental equipment. When dental anxiety is severe, it causes irrational fear and complete avoidance of going to the dentist
Gum problem is one of the most common complaints of an individual. When brushing of the teeth is not done properly, the leftover food debris combines with the bacteria in the mouth and forms a soft, sticky, slimy layer called plaque. This deposits on the teeth surface and on the gums. Plaque when not cleaned gets hardened over time to form a hard chalk like layer over the tooth surface and at the tooth gum junction called tartar or calculus.
The thought of a root canal may make seem fearful and many people may cringe when they hear the words ‘Root canal treatment’. When people are told that they need a root canal treatment, the first thing that usually comes to their mind is pain, however the exact opposite is true. There are common misconceptions that endodontic treatments/ root canals, cause pain and/or illness and should be avoided at all costs. But reading the truth about these root canal myths can help you...
Cosmetic dentistry is a combination of science and art, which can transform a person’s life by improving the appearance of their teeth and smile.It boosts one's self-confidence immensely. With the advances in technology, cosmetic dentistry has rapidly progressed in the recent years. Now there are state-of-the-art procedures that are appealing to a large number of people who want to feel better about how they look. Many people suffer from missing teeth.
A beautiful smile is considered as one of the principal components of beauty. The appearance of your teeth has a remarkable effect on your self-esteem and confidence and at the same time, it makes you look younger and attractive. Have you ever found yourself hiding your smile because of discolored, chipped, or crooked teeth? Well the solution to your above problem is ‘Dental Veneers’. A Dental veneer is an aesthetic dental procedure and a state-of-the-art solution.
Health is so precious that it is priceless. We all want to save money. However the value of Good health (whether the body’s or mouth’s) , can’t be measured in terms of money. The appeal of saving money for every single dental procedure is tempting. When doing so, people do not realize that this is extremely risky, as the quality of treatment lands up being substandard . You may cut down your costs but just think about the pain and suffering that may follow due to the failure of the treatment
Every year, all of us make New Year’s resolutions. Whether it is about losing a few inches, quitting a harmful habit or starting a healthy and disciplined health regime, New Year is an opportunity to make a fresh start for the better. While many of us are focused on improving general health and appearance, this is the perfect time to also consider improving your smile, as ‘Smile is your all time accessory’.