Scaling is the removal of hardened plaque known as tartar. Plaque develops when food debris is not cleaned thoroughly, causing bacteria accumulation. This will hardened over time because of calcium ions present in the saliva. Scaling is highly effective in treating gum inflammation, commonly presented with bleeding gums due to accumulation of plaque and tartar….

Healthy, clean, strong and healthy teeth are definitely what most people want. Healthy, clean and strong teeth can certainly make you feel more confident when you smile and talk to others. Getting a ‘perfect’ tooth is not really difficult. Let’s take care of your teeth by taking the following steps, if you do not want…

Missing teeth occurs due to decay that is not restorable or loosening of teeth caused by gum disease. Missing teeth can be uncomfortable and unsightly, also will cause difficulty chewing and talking. Some problems encountered with missing teeth   Gums shrink and recede Missing teeth causes the jaw bone to shrink and gums to recede…

Bad breath is a symptom whereby a noticeably unpleasant breath odour is present. Scientific name for bad breath is also known as HALITOSIS. Causes of bad breath Food Some food particles in and around your teeth can increase bacteria and causes bad breath. Eating certain food such as onion, garlic and spices can also cause…

Dental braces is a treatment to correct crowded or crooked teeth and help position them with regard to a person’s bite, while also aiming to improve dental health. Braces also can fix many problems like gap, underbites, overbites, open bites, deep bite, cross bites, crooked teeth, and various other flaws of the teeth and jaw….

What are bleeding gums? Bleeding gums are the most common symptom of gum disease, caused by dental plaque and tartar. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be caused by brushing your teeth too vigorously or wearing dentures that don’t fit correctly. Frequent gum bleeding can also indicate more serious conditions, including: Periodontitis (an advanced form…

9 WAYS TO CARE OF YOUR VEENER Keep them clean You must care for your veneers just as much as you care for your real teeth. Brushing at least twice a day and using dental floss are great ways to maintain optimal dental health. Poor hygiene can also lead to gum diseases, which may cause…

Practicing good oral hygiene is the most important action that a person can take to prevent and treat gum disease. Healthy teeth and gums are important to your child’s overall health. They helpyour child eat and talk. Strong oral care helps set good dental habits as your child grows. Poor oral care can lead to…

Mouthwash:  Advantages and Disadvantages Mouthwash is used widely to keep the breath fresh and prevents build-up of bacteria. There are various types of mouthwash available on market such as daily care formulas, alcohol-free variants, and herbal mixtures, all designed to promote good oral health, good hygiene and fresh breath. But with all other things, it…

Have your teeth checked before Chinese New Year? For the millions of people the Chinese New Year is around the corner who celebrate it worldwide, the must-do list includes buying new clothes, spring cleaning, decorating the home and etc. Eating seems to be the theme when family and friends get together during the festive season. Our mouth might be…

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