● All teeth has root canals. Inside the canals contains nerve and blood vessels that gives live and sensation to teeth. The number, and anatomy of the root canals differs from tooth to tooth and also between individuals. ● Root canal treatment is to eliminate infection inside the root canals or pulp. ● It is…

A veneer is a layer of material placed over the tooth. Veneers can improve the aesthetics of a smile and protect the tooth surface from damage. 1) Who is a good candidate for porcelain veneers? i. Desire to fix severely discolored or stained teeth ii. Desire to correct stains from extensive tooth decay or old…

A cavity may appear on your teeth without you noticing it. Cavity is a hole or a depression present on the outer layer of your teeth and may lead pain and sensitivity of your teeth.   Cavities may form when bacteria sticks to your teeth and produces acidic byproducts to dissolve the surface of your…

A dental abscess or swelling is basically a bacterial infection. A collection of pus that can form inside the teeth. It can occur due to infection from the teeth or gums. Different types of abscess: Periapical abscess This is an abscess at the tip of a tooth’s root. Usually due to infection from tooth decay…

Dental crowns are caps that cover a tooth. Zirconia crowns are made from zirconium dioxide , a very durable type of metal that’s related to titanium, although it’s categorized as a type of ceramic crown. Benefits * Zirconia restorations have an extremely high flexural and tensile strength. That means is can withstand the forces of…

COMPOSITE BONDING   What is Composite Bonding   Composite bonding is a cosmetic procedure that improves the look of chipped, cracked, discoloured and misshapen teeth. It involves applying a composite resin material on a certain part of your teeth to help to improve the appearance of your teeth.   Why is Composite Bonding performed  Dentist…

What are the ways that you can protect your teeth and make them healthy? We should Take care of our teeth to maintain a good quality of life and health condition. Teeth also gives you more confidence in socializing and maintains your natural appearance. To maintain good oral hygiene, you should: Brush your teeth twice…

WHAT IS A COMPOSITE FILLING? A composite filling is a treatment for a cavity. This type of filling uses a composite resin material to restore your oral health. Composite resin is a material made up of a mixture of different substances, including fine glass and plastic. This type of filling provides an alternative to traditional…

WHAT IS A COMPOSITE FILLING? A composite filling is a treatment for a cavity. This type of filling uses a composite resin material to restore your oral health. Composite resin is a material made up of a mixture of different substances, including fine glass and plastic. This type of filling provides an alternative to traditional…

Different types of teeth in your oral cavity Incisors Incisors are the front teeth present in the mouth There are central and lateral incisors in both upper and lower jaw Central incisors are larger than lateral incisors Used to cut food when we are eating to break down food into smaller pieces Canines Canines are…

Sensitive teeth: Causes, symptoms and treatments Have you ever experienced discomfort on your teeth after eating an ice cream or tasting a spoonful of hot soup, you will feel pricking sensations? If yes, then you might be suffering from what we call tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity or dentin hypersensitivity is typically the result of worn…

This is how teeth look like. The portion of teeth that we see in the mouth is just part of the whole teeth. The roots of teeth which are usually longer are within our bone and gums. Extraction is to remove the whole tooth itself, without leaving any roots. Reasons for tooth extraction When tooth…

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