Root Canal Treatment

If a tooth is decayed/infected upto the pulp or has severe trauma, then, the pulp which contains the blood vessels, nerves etc may be permanently damaged. In such cases, to save the tooth structure, a root canal treatment is performed. Once the damaged, diseased or dead pulp is removed, the remaining space is cleaned, shaped and filled. This prolongs the life of the tooth structure. Many a times, a crown/cap is recommended after a RCT.

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Crown and Bridge

For replacing missing teeth with a fixed prosthesis¬†( metal / metal ceramic / metal free ceramic) What is a crown? A crown is used to entirely cover or “cap” a tooth. Besides strengthening a tooth (in case the tooth is destroyed by decay or fracture), a crown can be used to improve its appearance, shape or alignment. A crown is also cemented on an implant to provide a tooth-like shape and structure for function. What is a crown made of? I crown is made by different materials .Nickel Chromium, Porcelain fused to metal, Metal free Ceramics etc. Metal free crowns and bridges are...

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in treating patients with improper positioning of teeth when the mouth is closed (malocclusion), which results in an improper bite. Orthodontics additionally also helps you have a better smile. Orthodontics is done by both removable or by fixed methods. In fixed orthodontics, normally braces are fixed to the teeth inorder to move them to the desired position. Orthodontic treatment may last from a few months to few years depending on the severity of the malocclusion. Orthodontic treatment helps in: Closing wide gaps between the teeth...

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Complete Dentures

If all the teeth are lost due to decay or any other reason, then a complete denture is given to replace all the existing teeth. This is a removable prosthesis normally which is removed and immersed  in water at night and worn during day time. Where does the denture take support from? Dentures are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Dentures are also supported at times by few existing teeth or by dental implants. Such dentures are called as over dentures as well as implant supported...

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