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Impacted tooth

Impacted Tooth In simple words, the tooth which gets trapped under the gum surface is referred to as impacted tooth and the most common ones are the impacted wisdom teeth which are experienced by teenagers. The teeth erupt from under the gums by breaking through them. Occasionally, they are unable to do so which leaves the erupting tooth embedded under ... Read More »

Tooth Decay

Tooth decay Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases affecting humans. It is known by a variety of names such as tooth decay, dental caries, dental cavity, dental decay etc. Tooth decay is simply demineralization of the tooth structure caused due to release of acids by pathogenic bacteria over a period of time. Tooth Decay Causes There are ... Read More »

7 Worst Dental Emergencies You Need to Know

We all agree that accidents do happen. How many times you have a dental accident and you didn’t know what to do? Sometimes, simple procedures can save you from losing a tooth or suffering from severe pain. Here are some nice tips to deal with the worst dental emergencies you might face. 1. When you bite your tongue or lip; ... Read More »

Prime suspect: Gum disease

Recently, scientists have correlated between bad oral hygiene and myriad general health problems; like heart diseases, diabetes, dementia, rheumatoid arthritis, and premature birth. Though the causes and effects are not yet well established, the list of health problems is increasing as studies continues. Normally, the healthy gingiva looks firm and pink in color, but when the gingiva is inflamed it ... Read More »

Tooth Pain Or Sinusitis? Don’t Be Confused!

The world just isn’t fair! Couldn’t misery just focus on any one part at a time…? Isn’t it enough that we have to go through a bad cold, runny or a clogged nose, not being able to breathe but we also have to go through tooth pain when we end up with sinusitis!! The maxillary sinuses are located beneath the ... Read More »

Excessive Cementation in Teeth – Hypercementosis

Enamel covers the portion of the tooth above the gumline. Cementum covers the portion below the gumline (the root surface). Hypercementosis is the thickening or increased deposit of cementum on the root surface. It may involve the entire root surface, but more commonly it appears as a bulbous mass involving the root end (called the apex). No pain or other ... Read More »

How Can Your Dental Health Stand In The Way of Your Love?

Indeed, your bad oral hygiene can come in the way of your social life. If you are a victim of halitosis or bad breath, you will understand what I mean. No one wants to be with a person who suffers from halitosis (bad breath). Definitely, bad breath makes you unpopular. Can you imagine loving someone with bad breath? Unfortunately, nobody ... Read More »