The bacteria in the mouth turn the sugars in the food into acid which dissolve the mineral crystals of the teeth. Repeat acid attacks on the teeth lead to cavities.
Dental fillings are conservative procedures used in decayed teeth to remove cavities and fill the space with materials which help prevent further decay.
Root Canal Treatments are often advised when the bacteria have reached the pulp(the main part of the tooth ). Root canals involve removing the pulp from the tooth and filling it with a biodegradable material.
A crown is a tooth-shaped cover placed over a tooth that is badly damaged or decayed. Many people call it a cap.
Tooth extraction is the removal of the tooth from the dental socket. This is done for various reasons.
Wisdom teeth are the last 4 teeth that erupt in the mouth at the age of 18. Sometimes these teeth have difficulty in eruption and cause pain.
Temporomandibular Joint disorders are usually characterized by acute pain in front of the ear which can radiate to the neck, shoulders, jaw, and even cause migraines.
A dental pain which is sharp in character and of short duration that occurs while eating anything hot,cold,etc. is called teeth sensitivity.
A bridge, also known as a fixed prosthesis, is made to replace one or more missing teeth. Unlike dentures, it cannot be removed daily and cleaned.
Dentures are false teeth, made mostly of plastic, that replaces missing or lost teeth.
Overdentures are similar to your current dentures but they are held in place (retained) using dental implants.
Implants are devices that replace the roots of missing teeth. They are used to support crowns, bridges or dentures.
They help to move the teeth into their right position by applying precise amounts of light pressure. There are various types of braces: Cosmetic Braces, Metallic Braces, Ceramic braces, Lingual braces, etc.
Unnoticed gum problems may lead to bone loss, weakening the support of the tooth which may lead to the loss of a healthy tooth. Such teeth can be saved with the help of gum surgeries.
Teeth Cleaning also known as scaling is the removal of calculus (commonly called tartar) and plaque that attach to the tooth surfaces. The process especially targets the area below the gum line, along the root.
Your teeth can become discolored by stains on the surface or by changes in the tooth material. There are three main types of tooth discoloration: on the outer surfaces, inner surfaces and due to age.
Teeth whitening also known as bleaching lightens teeth and helps to remove stains and discoloration.
Laminates or veneers are thin plates of ceramic that are used to shape a beautiful smile.
In recent years, more people have become concerned about having teeth that are straight and free of stains, chips or other obvious flaws
Teeth Cleaning also known as scaling is the removal of calculus (commonly called tartar) and plaque that attach to the tooth surfaces. The process especially targets the area below the gum line, along the root
A sealant is a clear or tinted plastic protective coating for teeth and it is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars and premolars) thus helping protect the chewing surfaces from tooth decay.
An abscess is a collection of pus that is formed within the body due to a bacterial or any microbial infection. Areas around the abscess become red, swollen and warm. When pressed they feel like a fluid.
Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is not a disease in itself. These conditions cause saliva production to decrease or stop.
Canker sores also called aphthous ulcers, are little, shallow sores that form on the delicate tissues in your mouth or at the base of your gums.
Trismus, or lockjaw, refers to reduced opening of the jaws caused by spasm of the muscles of mastication, or may generally refer to all causes of limited mouth opening
Many people having a lip biting problem can injure their lips without even realizing it.