Dentist

Brush up on Brushing and Flossing Techniques

By Dr. Sahil Singh, Dentistry Although the entire population of the word has been accustomed to the practice brushing and flossing teeth for a long time, most people are often surprised to learn that they have not been doing it properly. For example, the minimum time duration required for a person to…

All About Laser Dentistry

By Dr Nishi Tandon , Dentistry A laser is an instrument that produces a very narrow, intense beam of light energy. When laser light comes in contact with tissue, it causes a reaction. The light produced by the laser can remove or shape tissue. Lasers have been into the dentistry since 1990.…

All About Oral Cancer

By Dr. Prasad, Dentistry Oral cancer is defined as an uncontrolled growth of cancerous cells in the mouth; the condition first manifests as sores or abnormal growths in the mouth. Oral cancers also include cancers of the cheeks and the tongue. These cancers may also occur in the soft tissues of the…

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Premendra Goyal , Dentistry Are you suffering from sharp shooting pain while biting? It could be ‘Cracked tooth syndrome’. Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), is a term used to describe the pain originating from a hairline or incomplete fracture of the tooth. This condition usually involves posterior / grinding teeth. Signs…

Root Canal Treatment

By Dr Pankaj Dhawan , Dentist The treatment to save and repair a badly infected or damaged tooth is known as Root Canal Treatment. The backbone of the procedure includes removal of the pulp which is the damaged region of the tooth, disinfecting and cleaning the pulp and finally sealing the area.…

All About Wisdom Teeth

By Dr Sundeep Khurana , Dentistry The third and final set of teeth (molar) which people grow in their late teens or their early twenties is called wisdom teeth. When healthy and properly aligned, these teeth can prove to be very valuable asset to the mouth. However, they are usually misaligned and…

All About Dental Implants

By Dr Aishna Sharma , Dentistry Dental implants refer to a surgical procedure which replaces the missing tooth roots with an artificial tooth. People who suffer from the problems of one or more missing / damaged tooth caused due to tooth decay, accidents or ageing, might find solace in dental implants as…

Ways to Mantain Dental Hygiene : Keep Your Mouth Healthy

By Dr. Ravi Sharma , Dentistry Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check…

Dentin Hypersensitivity: Causes, Effects, Treatment and Diagnosis

By Dr. Premendra Goyal, Dentistry Dental Hypersensitivity also known as dentine hypersensitivity is a sharp dental pain which lasts for a very short duration.  This short sharp pain may be as a result of the tooth being exposed to chemical changes, thermal changes, etc. At times even brushing your teeth may make…

Know Everything About Root Canal Treatment

By Dr. Ayush Sharma, Dentistry A root canal is a very common dental procedure that is used to repair and save a tooth which has decayed from within or has been infected badly. The nerve and pulp of your tooth are removed in root canal procedures and then the insides of the…