Archive for the ‘Dental Hygiene’ Category

Tooth Decay – How to Avoid It

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay is the process of destruction of teeth. This process normally results from the interaction of bacteria in the food and teeth. Bacteria present in food stick to the tooth surface as a sticky film. This is called Plaque.

Interdental Brushes – How To Use

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
Interdental Brush

Interdental brushes are used for cleaning between teeth. These are alternate to dental floss. Most of the people think the use of interdental brush easier than floss, as it requires less time and effort.

Learn How To Floss Your Teeth

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Flossing is a good habit. It helps in fighting plaque, tooth decay and several other oral problems. If you never flossed then you will need to learn the procedure of flossing. It is not difficult to learn.

Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

There are many foods that you should avoid in order to keep your mouth health and your teeth good looking. You should take care of your food to prevent food-related tooth harm whenever teeth damaging food manages to pass through your lips. A chilled can of soft drink may satisfy your thirst in hot summer days; however it does not favor your teeth.

Teach Your Children to Floss Regularly

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

You should begin flossing your youngsters’ teeth in early age, when they have just their baby teeth. When a child’s teeth begin to fit closely together, more often than not between the ages of two and six, parents should begin to get their kids in the propensity of flossing day by day.

Bad Breath and How to Get Rid of it?

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Morning breath is a common thing, though not a good one to continue as a routine. However, for the span of whole day halitosis isn’t something you should tolerate at any cost. If you are reluctant to tolerate your bad breath, your close ones will definitely let you know about their misery caused by your mouth odour.

Cold Sore Prevention and Treatment

Monday, July 14th, 2014

This is a common surgical procedure. The surgeon removes gum tissue, bone or both to expose more of a tooth. Crown lengthening is done when a tooth needs to be fixed. Sometimes, not enough of the tooth sticks out above the gum to support a filling or crown.This can happen when a tooth breaks off at the gum line. It also can happen when a crown or filling falls out of a tooth and there is decay underneath. To place a filling or crown, your dentist needs to expose more of the tooth.

Home Remedies for Gum Disease

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Gum disease, known in the dental profession as periodontal disease, impacts as much as forty million Americans every year. Beginning as somewhat bloated gums (gingivitis), this disorder may go undetected until considerable bone loss in the jaw does occur.

Signs of Tooth Erosion

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Tooth erosion is the wearing away of tooth enamel by acid. The enamel is the hard calcified tissue that covers and protects the outside of the tooth. It is also the hardest substance in our bodies.

Gummy Smile Treatment

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Gummy smile can have a negative affect on the esthetics of your smile. The good news is that a gummy smile can be corrected through various treatment options.Correcting a gummy smile can be accomplished by one of two possible simple surgical procedures. The first procedure is called a Gingivectomy. Gingivectomies are performed when the amount of gum reduction necessary is minimal such as in mild gummy smiles. During a Gingivectomy, a minimal amount of gum tissue is removed with a dental laser or by a technique known as radiosurgery. The procedure is painless, requires no sutures, and the gum tissues usually heal within two weeks.