What Are the Various Types of Dental X-rays?

Dental X-ray

Dental X-rays are the pictorial images of the inside of your mouth and depict problems related to your teeth, bones, and tissues surrounding the jaws. These images are recorded with the help of X-ray cameras, and enable your dentist to determine and provide applicable treatment to your dental problem well in advance during its development. Dental X-rays can prove to be quite economical, convenient, and maybe at times a life-saving option for you.

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Invisalign® Vs. Ceramic Braces: The 7 Major Differences

Invisalign® Vs. Ceramic Braces

You might generally assume that Invisalign® and clear braces or ceramic braces are similar, but they’re actually not. For clearing out the confusion, you should understand the differences between the two. Invisalign® and clear braces are two treatment choices that cater to different dental problems based on the type and magnitude of your case.

Invisalign® Braces In this treatment option, clear, retainer-like ...

6 Reasons to Select Invisalign Braces for Your Teeth

Apart from giving an ugly appearance, distorted or asymmetrical denture can also make teeth cleaning quite daunting for you. An inappropriate teeth cleaning habit can eventually cause periodontal disease that poses a great risk of damage to your gum and bone as well as tooth loss. In order to ensure proper teeth alignment, you should consider wearing braces.

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However, traditional braces can ...

Oral Cancer: 10 Early Signs and How You Can Prevent It

American Cancer Society estimates that 49,670 people will get oral cavity or oropheryngeal cancer in 2017, of which 9,700 are likely to die. Oral cancer is grouped with head and neck cancers and of all the cancer types, oral cancer makes up nearly 85% of all cases. 

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What is Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer, like any other cancer, is the uncontrollable growth ...

Periodontal Treatment- A Brief Overview

Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease (or gum disease), also known as periodontitis, is a danger not only to your oral health, but its potential health impact go well beyond your oral cavity. Periodontal disease is mostly observed in adults. According to an estimate, 80 percent of American adults are affected by some sort of the disease. You need accurate periodontal treatment in order to prevent severe tooth loss and further gum and bone damage. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease ...

6 Benefits of Getting Dental Veneers

Benefits of Getting Dental Veneers

A perfect smile goes a long way to boost your self confidence. Dental problems such as stained and damaged teeth or undesirable gaps between your teeth, can take away your peace of mind and render you with low confidence level. Teeth veneers are the most effective methods that can take care of these issues and provide you with your desired visual appearance. Teeth veneers or dental veneers are mainly thin ceramic shells made from super fine ...

What You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joint (or TMJ) connects the lower jawbone to the skull on either side of your face. The lower jaw and temporal bone adjust together as a ball and socket with a disk in between. Large pairs of muscles in the cheeks and temples move the lower jaw enabling us to talk, chew and yawn. If this system doesn't work properly, it can lead to various TMJ disorders. Such conditions are sometimes referred to ...

What All You Need to Know About Frenectomy

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The frenulum is the small piece of tissue that anchors the upper lip to the gums. In most cases, it only extends to the ridge of the tooth where the crown ends and the roots begin. Normally, as a child grows the frenulum will appear to shrink back preventing it from being seen when they smile or speak. What Is a Frenectomy? There are instances where the frenulum is abnormally large and extends downward towards the upper ...

Basic First Aid Tips for Common Tooth Injuries

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It is quite common to receive injuries while playing. Playing without a mouth guard exposes us to various kinds of risks such as chipped teeth, cracked teeth and even teeth loss. If the child loses a baby tooth prematurely, you do not need to replace it but if your permanent tooth is affected, it calls for a dental emergency. Following first aid tips should be followed in case of a dental injury: Collect Teeth Fragments

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: It’s Time to Take Action

Oral Cancer Awareness

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. As many people are still unaware about oral cancer causes, symptoms and the fact that early diagnosis is essential to prevent oral cancer, it's time to create awareness about oral cancer and recognize the importance of oral cancer screenings in early detection of the disease. The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) takes the opportunity to raise awareness about oral cancer among the community. Facts About Oral Cancer Oral ...