Why dental check-ups for kids are important? Children teeth are susceptible to caries and bacterial invasions. Early check-ups prevent tooth decay and dental pain. Tooth decay, swollen gums, dental pain and swelling are the few common problems children face if they are unable to take sufficient care of their teeth. During the first visit, the…

Don’t let bad breath stop you from showing off your smile! Most bad breath starts in your mouth and there are many possible causes. They include: Food Tobacco products Poor dental hygiene Dry mouth Infection in mouth Other causes To reduce or prevent bad breath: Brush your teeth after you eat Floss at least one…

Bad breath is basically smelly odor that comes from the oral cavity. There are a few causes of bad breath: Food – Strong odor food such as onions and garlic Tobacco products – Nicotine and other chemical substances in cigarette can cause bad breath Poor dental hygiene – Food debris and bacteria trapped in between…

When it comes to oral health habits, many people regard flossing as an optional addition to brushing. Most dentist would recommended to floss daily in addition to brushing twice daily. Flossing is important because toothbrush is unable to clean the areas in between the teeth. Here are a few reasons why you should backup your…

To see things hidden from the naked eye or in regions that have minimal visibility. X-rays are able to capture images that are below the surface of the skin and mucous membranes. It shows not only infections but also cracks, fractures, and abnormalities without surgical exploration. This diagnostic imaging is able to show your bodies…

A filling is used to treat small cavities or holes present on a tooth surface due to bacterial or mechanical origin. Before fillings, all food debris and plaque needs to be removed for the material to stick well to tooth surface and prevent any secondary infections.   Tooth decay is damage to teeth that can…

WHAT IS NIGHT GUARD? Night guard is a flexible plastic that we fabricate following your own tooth model to protect your teeth to avoid teeth cracking or chipping off. It will protect the enamel of your teeth and prevent tooth damage. Night guards are worn at night to stop any unconscious grinding and clenching also…

Are you experiencing any missing tooth? Have you ever thought of replacing it? If the answer is yes, then you might consider getting an implant. As we all know, dental implant is still the leading tooth replacement options for people who has missing teeth. Dental implant is a surgical fixture that is place into the…

Dental fluorosis is a condition where teeth is hypomineralized due to ingestion of high concentrations of fluoride during tooth formation. Fluorosis of teeth may appear as: • Teeth with white spots or flecks on the surface (mild) • Yellowish or brown discoloration on the surface of teeth (moderate) • Pitted or brown lesions on the…

Oral Ulcers Ulcers are breaks or discontinuity in the mucous membrane in the oral cavity. Ulcers may be single or multiple when manifesting itself.  Causes: Chemical burns Thermal burns Trauma or damage to mucous membrane Stress or hormonal imbalance Viral or bacterial infection in the oral cavity Location Ulcers may appear at any time or…

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