Tooth whitening (termed tooth bleaching when utilizing bleach), is either restoration of natural tooth shade or whitening beyond natural tooth shade, depending on the definition used.
Restoration of the underlying, natural tooth shade is possible by simply removing surface (extrinsic) stains (e.g. from tea, coffee, red wine and tobacco) and calculus (tartar). This is achieved by having the teeth cleaned by a dental professional (commonly termed "scale and polish".
Gum is gingival fibers (soft tissue) surrounding neck of the teeth. Inflammation of gums (red and spongy, pain on pressing) / gum disease may lead to loss of bone surrounding the teeth and hence cause tooth-ache.
If early symptoms are ignored or left untreated the condition may further deteriorate leading to destruction of tooth supporting tissues, e.g., periodontal ligament. It reaches a condition known as periodontitis. At this stage teeth are unable to take food (masticatory) pressure.
Dental x-rays are a valuable part of dental treatment because they can detect damage to teeth and gums not visible during a routine visual examination.
For example, x-rays can show the condition of your teeth, their roots, jaw placement and the overall composition of your facial bones. X-rays can help your dentist determine the presence or degree of periodontal (gum) disease, cavities, abscesses and many abnormal growths, such as cysts and tumors.
These dental crowns are used to prevent your teeth from stimulation after porcelain teeth or gold teeth. It can help to isolate the damage of various of physical and chemical stimuli on the pulp and to prevent the shifting of preparation teeth.
Crowns looks exactly like your natural teeth, as a result require same level of care, protection and attention. They are permanently cemented to your existing teeth and are aesthetically fabricated to reflect "light" like natural teeth, and mimics the shape, size and colour of the surrounding teeth.
Dental Bridges are used to fill-up the gap between missing teeth. They are made of dental crown (either one or more) that are joined together and are fixed on sides of the missing tooth. This ensures a secure and functional fit. Placement of crowns on adjoining teeth is a part of the structure.
Nowadays amalgam fillings are becoming less popular because their colour don't match with teeth and do not look natural. Amalgam Fillings which are popularly known as metal fillings are made with mixture of silver and other metals like copper or zinc, grounded into powdered form.
A Dental Implant is an artificial tooth root placed into the jaw to hold an artificial tooth (replacing missing tooth). Dental implants are an excellent option for people who, otherwise in good oral health have lost a tooth due to periodontal disease (gum disease), root canal failure or tooth decay.
Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are designed to blend in with your other teeth. They are an excellent long-term option for restoring your smile.
People receiving an organ transplant may need some teeth extracted if the teeth could become sources of infection after the transplant. People with organ transplants have a high risk of infection because they must take drugs that decrease or suppress the immune system.
If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there's too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. This is the most common reason for extracting a tooth.
Time to be Alert!! Your tooth may be damaged enough such that simple restoration (filling) treatment alone may not suffice. To get immediate relief, you need to meet a dentist. Your teeth maybe cracked, have loose restoration (filling) or simple cavity which can lead to passive destruction of tooth.
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Braces are the most efficient and accurate way of aligning teeth. Braces, also known as brackets, are usually made of stainless steel. Clear or tooth-colored braces are also available. These are fixed appliances to correct alignment of teeth and their position with regard to bite.
During your visit there will be several diagnostic methods used to exam your bite, including an exam, pictures, x-rays, and impressions. Dr Deepika Mishra will examine your previous dental history, perform his or her own assessment, and obtain the required pictures they need to come up with an orthodontic treatment plan that will work best for you.