is the art & science of mimicking natural tooth structure anatomy & function. The idea is to treat the teeth such that the outcome is natural & pleasing to the eye.
Smile design is the process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as dental veneers, composite bonding, tooth implants and teeth whitening
Aligners such as Clear Path or Invisalign are the latest revolution involving wireless , wire free system for correction of malocclusion of teeth i.e straightening of teeth.
Teeth whitening is one of the most commonly and routinely done treatments to get whiter teeth. It is performed by placing a special gel on teeth. It can be performed in clinic i.e. inoffice by the dentist or at home i.e Home Bleaching. the reslults are instant with the inoffice bleaching
A Dental Implant is a screw usually made from titanium , it is placed into the jaw and acts as an artificial tooth root. It is currently one of the most popular and effective ways of replacing missing teeth
Generally,it is ideal to take your child to dentist after eruption of the milk teeth . Taking your child to dentist at a young age is important as it can prevent problems such as caries and decay. Also parents can learn how to keep their child’s teeth clean
Root canal is the solution for cleaning and saving a poorly damaged or infected tooth instead of removing it. With this treatment the infected portion of the tooth (the pulp) is removed and the tooth is cleaned and disinfected then sealed . The common causes that can affect the pulp are a cracked tooth, a deep cavity
A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped cover that is fixed over a broken or decayed tooth to restore its natural appearance and prevent further damage .Crowns are used for severely fractured , chipped or broken teeth, to cover the exposed area of a tooth following a root canal procedure, to replace a large old filling .Dental bridges are one or more co-joined crowns together that ,literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth.
Full mouth reconstruction, rehabilitation and restoration are terms often used interchangeably to describe the process of rebuilding or simultaneously restoring all of the teeth in both the upper and lower jaws.
Full mouth reconstruction typically involves general or restorative dentists (performing procedures like crowns, bridges and veneers), and can incorporate dental specialists like periodontists (specializing in the gums), oral surgeons, orthodontists (specializing in tooth movements and positions) and endodontists (specializing in the tooth pulp).
The need for full mouth reconstruction may result from:
A dental extraction is the removal of teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone. Extractions are most commonly performed for removal of teeth which cannot be restored due to tooth decay, periodontal disease or or dental trauma associated with toothache .
Tooth-colored fillings are an alternative to traditional metal fillings and fall into two categories; direct and indirect. A direct restoration is the composite resin performed in a single appointment. Indirect restorations (inlays or onlays) are made of porcelain or composite resin materials fabricated by a dental laboratory.
Advantages of Tooth- Colored Fillings include:-