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
In an innovative study at the Department of Orthodontics in Hiroshima University Hospital, researchers have developed a new oral appliance to treat mild to moderate sleep apnea. Researchers used 3D imaging to measure the participants’ airways while they slept lying...Continue reading
Dental fillings are popularly used to treat cavities. If you have any fillings, you may believe that the repair will last forever. However, fillings have a limited lifespan, depending on the category of filling and your oral hygiene. A new dental filling material and an advanced adhesive to secure your fillings in place could now...Continue reading