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Teens’ Fast Paced Lifestyle and Oral Health

August 14, 2015

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A typical and congested day of teens includes shuffling through classes, sports, plays and part time jobs which always keep them on their toes. In trying to keep-up with their fast paced jam-packed schedule, teens are becoming more dependent on quick snacks like carbonated drinks and nutrition bars. These quick snacks keep them alert but they are causing irreversible damage to their oral health.

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome

July 9, 2015

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome, also known as ‘cracked cusp syndrome’ or ‘split tooth syndrome’ refers to the situation where a tooth is incompletely cracked but no part of it is broken off. Such cracks are too small to be visible on X-rays and at times, these are under the gum. This syndrome most commonly affects the lower back teeth because they absorb most of the forces of chewing.

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Tooth Extraction Aftercare

June 17, 2015

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Your dentist might recommend tooth or teeth extraction for a number of reasons like; severely damaged tooth, tooth decay, hassles in the orthodontic treatment or wisdom tooth removal. Tooth extraction is a crucial procedure but its aftercare is all the more crucial. So, when you have your tooth extracted, you need to take some special care of your mouth as it would not only help you to feel better but also help you to heal faster.

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Oral Care Guidelines for the Kids with Braces

May 20, 2015

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If your child’s teeth are crooked, overlapping or overcrowded, there is every possibility that your dentist suggests to fix them with braces. When your child wears braces his/her oral hygiene becomes even all the more important. You should help your child clean his/her teeth and braces properly to avoid and prevent any gum disease and cavities. Plaque and food particles easily get trapped between the tiny places in your braces and can cause tooth decay and enamel stains around brackets and bands. Children may find it difficult to brush around the braces, but with little practice and thorough guidance, eventually, it will become easier for them. The following oral care tips will help your child to develop a healthy oral care routine:

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Are Sports Drinks as Harmful as Sodas to Kids Teeth?

April 9, 2015

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With summers approaching; kids would soon get indulged in outdoor activities. As they play in the hot sun, they will feel more temped to drink sugary sports drinks or energy drinks in large quantity to stay cool and hydrated. Dentists have always been of the view that over-consumption of these sugary beverages harm the child’s teeth, so they advise parents to monitor and limit the number of these drinks. Dentists understand the need of the young athletes to stay hydrated but they also state that young athletes do not necessarily need to intake these sports drinks to replace the carbohydrates, proteins and electrolytes after exercise.

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Invisalign: How does it work? What are its benefits over metal braces?

December 9, 2014

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Your smile has a great impact on your self-esteem. So everybody wants a beautiful and confident smile. But whenever you think about getting beautiful smile through dental braces, you get worried about the metal brackets and wires attached to them and their aesthetic impact. To make you free from all these worries and hassles, Invisalign treatment is the best and state-of-art treatment available which is as well virtually invisible to another person’s eye.

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Tooth Sensitivity

November 18, 2014

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Are your Teeth Sensitive? What makes them sensitive?

When the activities like brushing, flossing and eating or drinking something hot or frozen triggers sharp and temporary pain in your tooth or teeth , it is known as tooth sensitivity .The problem of tooth sensitivity arises, when your gums recede back thus exposing the surface beneath called dentin. Dentin has thousands of tiny tubes which lead to fluid filled nerves. Due to exposed dentin, these nerves get easily stimulated and trigger temporary pain in your tooth or teeth, when you eat or drink something hot or cold, touch your teeth or expose them to cold air.

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Are My Gums Receding? And Why?

August 4, 2014

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Have you ever noticed you’re often in the dark about having put on weight until the day you need to don that dress or suit that’s been hiding in the closet since last year? Progressive change can be difficult to notice, especially when it occurs to us and not someone else.  Changes that occur along our gum line certainly fall into this category, and given the measurement used to gauge erosion is measured in millimeters, it’s no wonder it’s easy to miss. So, how much erosion is normal, and what causes it? Let’s take a look.

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Seeing is Believing ……

July 14, 2014

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Did you get a chance to check out our new toy? Bikram Singh DMD recently invested into a new dental camera that can magnify the surface of your teeth and gums up to 25 times and let you see the inside your mouth in vivid detail. Using this camera, we can easily spot tooth defects and problems with your gums that might otherwise be a real challenge to see – even with the brightest overhead light.

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Protecting Yourself Against Oral Cancer

June 18, 2014

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If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you loved, would you want them to try it? What if that person were you? The truth is, as uncomfortable as it may be to even think of the word “cancer,” thinking about it,and thus detecting it early, is the key to eradicating it. That’s why, if you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, you should schedule a visit. The oral exam that accompanies your cleaning is just one of the many things you can do to reduce your risk from this deadly form of cancer.

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