Teeth Whitening / Bleaching

Tooth whitening, restores natural tooth color and bleaching whitens beyond the natural color. These are simple procedures done in cosmetic dentistry to enhance your smile. Your teeth can be stained on the surface by food and drinks such as tea, coffee, red wine and blackcurrant. Smoking can also stain teeth. If your teeth are discolored naturally or due to some drugs or any agent, then you could be a candidate for the teeth whitening or teeth bleaching. Ask your dentist for details. What is the procedure for dental bleaching? The In-office or professional bleaching is one of the best options...

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Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures are normally removable dentures. If you have one or few missing teeth then partial denture is one of the options available to replace the missing teeth. When is a partial denture given? A removable partial denture is given for any number of reasons, such as a lack of required teeth to serve as support for a bridge or if the tissues are not good enough to place an implant or due to financial limitations.

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Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to decay or gum/periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason. What is a dental implant made of? Dental implant is normally made of titanium. Newer implants are also made of zirconia. What is the procedure for placing a dental implant? After your dentist tells that you are the right candidate for a dental implant local anesthesia is given. After few mins the area becomes numb and does not feel...

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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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