Dental implants

Dental implant is an artificial titanium fixture which is placed surgically into the jaw bone to substitute for a missing tooth and its root(s). History of Dental Implants In 1952, Professor Per-Ingvar Branemark, a Swedish surgeon, while conducting research into the healing patterns of bone tissue, accidentally discovered that when pure titanium comes into direct…

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement dental aesthetics in colour, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance. Cosmetic dentistry may involve: The addition of a dental material to teeth or…

Emergency in dentistry

Emergency in dentistry can come in different form. Any dental emergency like an injury to the teeth or gums can be potentially serious and should not be ignored. Ignoring a dental problem can increase the risk of permanent damage as well as the need for more extensive and expensive treatment later on. The most common…

Pediatric dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infant and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Since every child is different, pediatric dentists have a wide range of approaches to help a child complete needed dental treatment. A pediatric…

Endodontic dentistry

Endodontic dentistry , as it name implies is that part of dentistry which deals with problem associated with the pulp of the tooth. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerning dental pulp and tissues surrounding the roots of a tooth. “Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.” Endodontic treatment,…

Whitening

Our tooth can get stained in several ways imparting a bad effect on the beauty of the smile. Having stain on tooth often has social stigma also. Tooth stains can be of two types one is extrinsic stain and another is intrinsic stain. Extrinsic stain commonly occurs from extensive use of tobacco,from betel chewing, stain…

Straight Teeth

Straight teeth or orthodontic teeth is a desirable thing for a beautiful smile. Straight teeth have a very profound effect on the beauty of the smile.Many people have crooked teeth, spaced teeth, forwardly or backwardly placed teeth, which have a bad effect to their smile. The causes of badly arranged crooked teeth can result from…