DENTAL CARIES OR CAVITIES
Cavities also known as tooth decay or cavity (Black Hole) is a bacterial infection which causes destruction of the hard tissues of the teeth like the enamel, dentin and soft tissues like pulp.
Dental Cavities is one of the most commonly seen diseases in children and adults alike. The symptoms of tooth cavities are toothache/pain, bad breath and Foul taste and if untreated has the potential to spread and infect surrounding teeth and tissue too. On the other hand conditions like reduced salivary flow rate is also associated with increased caries.
Traditional Treatment still exists in many places, but the Adoption of new techniques and innovations in treatment and the importance given to Prevention of Caries and counseling that the patients get in various preventive techniques like proper Brushing, Flossing, use of mouth washes and overall oral hygiene have made Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center stand apart from the rest as a complete dental care center.
WHITE FILLING / INLAYS
DENTAL SCALING / PROPHYLAXIS / CLEANING
Taking care of your Teeth and mouth is as important as taking care of the rest of your body, besides your mouth is an integral part of your body and requires equal attention. Gaining awareness on various aspects of Oral Health with regard to Dental Prophylaxis / Cleaning and full mouth scaling is therefore of utmost importance to lead a healthy life and should be made a priority too.
Dental Prophylaxis or Scaling or cleaning is generally the term used by dentists for cleaning the teeth. The procedure for Dental Cleaning / Scaling of teeth is now routinely recommended by Dentists nowadays as the best way to maintain good Dental health. The reason is that small particles of food we eat get lodged in the gaps between the teeth and between the teeth and the gums and tend to remain there in spite of brushing your teeth. Over a period of time, these particles get hardened in a process called calcification. Dentists use special instruments like ultrasound devices to dislodge these particles during the process of scaling / cleaning of your teeth, which results in a clean mouth environment.
Staining / Discoloration / Change in the color of teeth/ yellowish teeth / bleeding gums is also a common complaint that Dentists deal with routinely. This is mainly caused by different types of food and sugary drink. The process of cleaning / Scaling / Dental Prophylaxis is at times followed up with the procedure of Polishing of Teeth when your dentist removes the stains on your teeth. The end result is that your mouth gets a fresh feeling and the polishing of your teeth ensures that your smile gets even more radiant/Sparkling than ever.
Dr.Shwetha’s and Implant Center is the best Dental Clinic where Teeth Cleaning / Scaling / Teeth Polishing procedures are routinely performed.
SENSITIVITY OF TEETH
Sensitivity of teeth can be defined as a dental pain, sharp in character and of a short duration, due to exposed dentin surfaces of the teeth in response to stimuli. The main causes of Sensitivity in teeth are receding gums, periodontal disease and Dental bleaching.
One of the protocols developed by Dr.Shwetha is to create awareness through education for all patients. In this case, sensitivity apart from being tackled with treatment like laser de-sensitization, there is a need to take the patient through counseling which addresses issues like lifestyle management, dos and don'ts, prevention, diet advise and home treatment techniques.
A mouth ulcer or an oral ulcer occurs on the mucous membrane of the oral cavity or mouth. Oral Ulcers can be caused by mechanical, thermal or chemical or dental trauma to the oral cavity, Infection and Stomatitis which can cause restricted mouth opening.
One of the protocols developed by Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center is to create awareness through education for all their patients. In this case, Oral or Mouth Ulcers from being tackled with treatment mostly symptomatic, there is a need to take the patient through counseling which addresses issues like lifestyle management, dos and don'ts, prevention of repeated ulcers, diet advise and painless home ulcer treatment techniques.
Night Guard or Mouth Guard is a device for the mouth that is used to protect the Teeth, arches, lips and gums. Night Guard is also used by dentists to treat Bruxism (Grinding of teeth) or TMD.
Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center have built a reputation for itself as a premium Centre for all types of Device placements in Dentistry. Dr.Shwetha spends a lot of time with the patients, explaining and counseling them on the various aspects and stages of Device placement and removal. The comforts and facilities that are offered at Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center go a long way in reducing anxiety.
Overall, Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center can be as the Best Dental Care Centre for all Dental problems, of any age group with their background.
BAD BREATH AND HALITOSIS
Bad Breath and Halitosis is a condition or symptom in which a noticeably unpleasant odor is present in exhaled breath. Bad breath has many causes like dental caries accumulation of food lodgement poor oral prophylaxis, dental plaque, calculus, debris and other systemic diseases. Carcinomas, Diabetes and Renal failure can also cause Halitosis.
The comforts and facilities that a Clinic /Hospital can offer a patient go a long way in reducing anxiety particularly in a condition like halitosis because of the social stigma attached to it.Dr.Shwetha’s Dental and Implant Center Ambience has been created carefully to put all patients at ease. Dr.Shwetha handles all patient related work and queries with a great degree of patience and empathy.
- Brush with a small, vigorous circular action or use an electric toothbrush.
- Try and brush in an ordered sequence starting with the inside surfaces first as they are the most awkward to reach.
- Move along one tooth at a time with the brush head angled 45 degrees towards the gum line to ensure nowhere is missed.
- Be careful to brush right down to the gum level as this is where most plaque builds up.
- Step 1 – Use a ruler length piece of floss, wind floss around your middle fingers to keep it taut. Then place the floss over the tips of your first fingers to reach your back teeth
- Step 2 – Floss your top front teeth by placing it over the tip of one finger and one thumb
- Step 3 – Ease the floss between your teeth with a gentle sawing action and then clean with an up and down movement, ensuring you curve the floss round each side of each tooth and place the floss slightly below the gum line.