Category Archives: Smile

Dental Bonding – An Economical Solution For Stained, Broken Or Chipped Teeth

A cost effective method to make dental repairs, dental bonding makes the tooth look new again without causing too much damage. This is a cosmetic procedure wherein a tooth-colored composite material is used. This material is applied to the portion … Continue reading

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Lasers for Tooth Cavity Detection

In the early days, an instrument also well known as the explorer was used to detect cavities. This instrument was used to poke around the tooth. Whenever, the instrument got stuck in the tooth, the doctors realised the presence of … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Treatment

First and foremost factor prior to determining treatment for dry mouth is to find out the cause of dry mouth. There are 3 key factors to focus on when treating dry mouth: medical conditions increase in saliva flow preventing decay … Continue reading

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Air Abrasion

A drill-less technique used by dentists to remove tooth decay and to perform other procedures is called air abrasion. An instrument like a mini sandblaster is used to spray away decay. During the process of air abrasion, a gentle stream … Continue reading

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Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are used to create one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the for teeth on either side of a gap. They are generally made of materials like gold, alloys, porcelain … Continue reading

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Tooth Fillings

A filling is provided when you visit the dentist for a tooth decay. This is indirect mostly when the decay or old filling is removed. The procedure involves taking an impression of the tooth being repaired. This impression is then … Continue reading

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Different Types of Fillings

Gold fillings Highly durable and lasts 10 to 15 years and doesn’t corrode easily. Gold cast fillings are expensive and most parents dislike its aesthetics. However, it has been seen that a galvanic shock can sometimes occur when metal interact … Continue reading

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Temporary Fillings

Temporary Fillings are required in cases where more than one dental visit is required to treat tooth decays, to treat root canals and allow the nerve to settle down prior to final treatment. Temporary fillings as the word suggests are … Continue reading

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What is Gum Contouring?

The shape of your gums may be such that it causes you to be unhappy with your smile. Sometimes gums rest too low or too high. Gum Contouring also called gum reshaping or tissue sculpting is a delicate dental procedure … Continue reading

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Dental Veneers

These wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials also known as dental veneers, are designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. They are like shells used to cover front of the teeth changing their color, shape, … Continue reading

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