January 5, 2019

Dental Crowns: The Need, the Materials and the Advances

What is a dental crown? The anatomy of a tooth can be divided into two basic parts — the root and the crown. In a person with healthy gums and bone, the root of the tooth is covered by the gums and bone. The crown is part of the tooth visible in the mouth, above the gum […]

December 27, 2018

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Teeth Grinding or Bruxism

What is Bruxism? Bruxism comes from the Greek word “brychein” for “gnashing of the teeth”. This sleep-related movement disorder involves nighttime teeth grinding. Like other sleep-related movement disorders, bruxism is characterized by involuntary, unconscious movement during sleep. While people also grind their teeth while awake, sleep bruxism is generally a bigger health concern. People with […]

December 14, 2018

The Importance of Dental Home for Child Teeth Care

Establishing a dental home for a child is as important as visiting a pediatrician for vaccinations. A pedodontist should be consulted and regular checkup of the child’s teeth must be done. Prevention of dental diseases is possible only if the parents believe in better oral care. Establishing a dental home puts the child in the […]

November 29, 2018

Dental Tourism in India

Dental tourism means travelling abroad for affordable dental treatment, which includes dental implants, dental veneers and laminates, teeth restorations, if they are expensive in one’s own country. Dental tourism in India enables international patients to save money on dental treatment while touring India. The 21st century is witnessing a boom in dental disease due to […]

November 22, 2018

Dental Implants – Procedure, Benefits & Risks/Side Effects

Q: What is a Dental Implant? A: An implant is a man-made fixed replacement for natural teeth. There are several categories of dental implants, which will be selected by the doctor depending on specific needs and dental conditions of patients. You would require an x-ray to evaluate the amount of bone remaining, models of your […]

November 13, 2018

Is a six-month dental check-up necessary?

Why do I need a dental check-up? A check–up allows your dentist to see if you have any dental problems and helps you keep your mouth healthy. Dental problems if left untreated could make them more difficult to treat in the future, so it is best to deal with the dental diseases early or if […]