A tooth is considered to be “non-vital” or dead if it no longer receives blood flow. A tooth can die in a matter of days, or gradually, from months to years by an injury or decay. The event of a dead tooth mainly depends on your dental hygiene.
A tooth is considered to be “non-vital” or dead if...Continue reading
Oropharyngeal candidiasis or oral thrush is a medical condition caused by fungus overgrowth in the throat and mouth. This fungus is usually present in the digestive tract, mouth, and skin of all healthy people. It is generally kept in balance by the body's healthy bacteria and immune system. When this balance is disturbed, it...Continue reading
Gingivitis marks the earliest stage of periodontal disease, which causes inflammation of the gums (gingiva). If not treated on time, it can lead to severe gum disease called periodontitis and tooth loss.
Gingivitis marks the earliest stage of periodontal disease, which...Continue reading
Canker sores are one of the most prevalent forms of mouth ulcers. Medically known as "aphthous ulcer," canker sores are tiny, superficial wounds that grow on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the bottom of your gums. They are common in younger adults and women but can happen at any age. Most canker sores get cured on their...Continue reading
A gummy smile exposes three millimeters or more of gum tissues under the upper lip, whereas a typical smile shows two millimeters or less of gum tissues. A gummy smile can adversely affect the overall aesthetics of your smile. More women suffer from this condition than men. However, it can be corrected through suitable treatment...Continue reading
Invisalign aligners are removable, comfortable, and a nearly invisible substitute to dental braces. The Invisalign treatment involves a series of invisible aligners that steadily move teeth into their correct position.
Ignoring or delaying oral healthcare has significant repercussions for seniors. When routine oral healthcare is overlooked, many easily preventable or treatable dental conditions get worse and cause pain, infection, and tooth loss.
Have you ever suffered from mouth ulcers? While they can feel really uncomfortable at times, you need not worry about them unnecessarily. Here is a brief guide about mouth ulcers to help you understand and treat them.
Have you ever suffered from mouth ulcers? While they can feel really uncomfortable at times, you need...Continue reading
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) or glossodynia refers to the feeling of a burning sensation in your mouth. Although BMS usually occurs suddenly, it can also develop over time and affect your lips, tongue, mouth palate, cheeks, or your whole mouth. The burning sensation is not accompanied by redness or soreness in the affected areas. BMS...Continue reading
Missing teeth can impact your bite, your speech, and your overall smile. There are many popular options for replacing missing teeth, including dental implants, fixed bridges, and partial dentures. The two significant factors for choosing a teeth replacement option are the...Continue reading