Chapter 13 – Veneers

In the previous chapter we had seen about the causes for the gap in teeth. In the following posts, we’ll see different methods available to close the gap in the front teeth. One of them which we will see in this post is veneers. Veneers are not only useful for closing of the gap but … Read more

Chapter 12 – Gap in front teeth

You might have noticed among your friends or someone you know, a gap in their teeth when they smile. Have you ever wondered why it is present ? We’ll talk about why it occurs and what we can do to treat it. So, the gap which is present in between the front teeth is called … Read more

Chapter 11 – Mouth breathing

What is mouth breathing ? Mouth breathing is a habit where people breathe in through their mouth instead of their nose. This can occur in both children and in adults. Sometimes blocked nose due to cold can cause mouth breathing temporarily but resolves on its own. The reason for breathing through the mouth will be … Read more

Chapter 10- Nursing bottle tooth decay. 

What is Nursing Bottle Caries? Nursing bottle caries is a type of tooth decay which can be seen affecting upper teeth and lower back teeth in a baby’s mouth and it progress very quickly. Nursing bottle caries has been called by a number of names including nursing caries, nursing bottle syndrome, milk bottle syndrome, baby … Read more

Chapter – 9 Baby Teeth Series

Baby Teeth Eruption and Shedding  In a baby’s mouth there are total number of 20 teeth. 10 in upper arch and 10 in lower arch. In one arch (upper or lower) they have four incisors , two canines and four molars. The different names for baby teeth are milk teeth, primary teeth, deciduous teeth. When does … Read more

Chapter – 8 Wisdom Teeth

What are wisdom teeth?  As we are all aware, humans are said to have 32 teeth. 28 teeth are likely to erupt by the age of 13-14 years and the rest of the 4 teeth are the third set of molars in your mouth which are called wisdom teeth. They are placed at the last … Read more

Chapter – 7 Teeth Cleaning (Dental Scaling)

Have you ever wondered or worried about the yellow deposits in your teeth,or people closely related to you. When these unwanted deposits become visible to others most people wants to get rid of them ASAP.Let us know more about this most common dental problem. What is yellow deposit / tartar / dental calculus? In medical … Read more

Chapter – 6 Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity is a common dental problem people encounter in their everyday life.Sometimes sensitivity will resolve simply by changing your brushing method,and sometimes it need a professional care. In order to understand tooth sensitivity, let us know about three words related to teeth sensitivity. Tooth Enamel : White cap like layer of the tooth, it … Read more

Chapter -5 Sleep Apnea / Snoring

Why do people snore? Snoring is the sound made by vibration of the tissue in the mouth, nose & throat. It is caused by turbulence inside the airway during breathing. The turbulence is caused by a partial blockage anywhere from the tip of the nose to the vocal chords. The restriction is usually always there … Read more

Tooth Pain – Knocked out tooth Chapter 4 ( Part b)

”Unfortunately someone you know got their tooth knocked out ” Do you know what to do? To answer this question let us understand three medical terminologies ,(Avulsion ,luxation ,periodontal ligament). Teeth are kept in the mouth by means of ligaments which connects the jaw bone and teeth. This tiny fibrous connective tissue called periodontal ligament. … Read more