5 Tips for Preparing Your 5-Year-Old for the Dentist Visit

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5 Tips for Preparing Your 5-Year-Old for the Dentist Visit We can’t stress this enough, it is important to look after your child’s teeth from a very early age. Even though most children don’t start teething until they’re 6 months old, it is important to establish good oral habits early on. Some may also argue […]

Flexible Dentures: Everything you wanted to know

Flexible Dentures: Everything you wanted to know Losing your teeth does not mean that you have to bid farewell to your beautiful smile. When it comes to restoring lost teeth, the two most common options that we present to patients are dental implants and dentures.  Dental implants are undoubtedly the best treatment modality when it […]

Dental Care amid the Covid-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an unprecedented global public health crisis. Therefore, it is important to address concerns regarding routine dental care during these trying times. The coronavirus spreads via respiratory droplets and thus can be inhaled. Some dental devices can spray these droplets putting both the doctor and patient at risk. The majority of dental […]

Is It Safe for a 3-Year-Old to Visit the Dentist? Everything You Need to Know

Can a 3 year old go to the dentist?

Is It Safe for a 3-Year-Old to Visit the Dentist? Everything You Need to Know Did you know that tooth decay is the most common disease in children? Tooth decay is a common chronic disease in children which if left untreated, can cause pain and infection that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, learning, […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe? Understanding the Benefits and Risks

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Dental x-rays are used for diagnosing tooth damage and disease, which are not visible during routine dental check-ups. However, the frequency of x-rays depends on the patient’s oral health, age, risk factors, and any other signs and symptoms of oral disease. For example, children require x-rays more often compared to adults because of their developing jaw, more prone to tooth decay as well. The dentist reviews the patient’s history and decides whether you need x-rays or not.

Choosing the best dental clinic: 5 essential tips

Your oral health is just as important as your overall health. Therefore, maintenance is essential. In order to ensure that your oral health is in perfect shape, you have to visit the dentist for regular checkups , Do Your Research : Look into your options and their services. Everything is a few clicks away, so hop online and get the job done. Look into reviews, surveys, and tributes from previous clients to make the process easier for you. If you are not one who relies on online reviews, approach your family and friends for recommendations. Word of mouth is very important when it comes to assessing a clinic and doctor’s reliability because it comes from other people’s personal experiences.

Why dental care is important?

Dentist visits are not very exciting; we agree. However, going to the dentist does not always entail fixing a problem. Most people amongst us only pay a visit to the dentist when they are in pain or have aesthetic concerns that need addressing. There are very few amongst us who pay visits to their dentists regularly for routine checkups. Routine dental checkups, in fact, are just as important as medical checkups. Your oral health affects your life in ways that you may take for granted. Your mouth can reflect your body’s overall health by exhibiting signs of disease or infection before experiencing other symptoms associated with the ailment. Dental health and care are thus integral for your overall wellbeing. The following is a list of reasons explaining why preventative dental care is beneficial to you.

Achieving the perfect Hollywood smile

“Smile is the beauty of the soul.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

Your smile plays an integral role in creating your persona and accentuating your charisma. What makes the perfect smile? A perfect set of teeth.

Having perfect teeth, unlike most beauty trends, never goes out of style. Flawlessly aligned, pearly, bright, and gap-free white teeth; what more could anyone ask for?

Vitamin D Deficiency and Dental Health: What you need to know

When it comes to dental health, most of us tend to focus on simply maintaining good oral hygiene. Some of us go the extra mile and try to reduce sugar intake in an attempt to prevent the incidence of dental caries.

You would think that a strict oral hygiene regime and reducing the intake of sugar would be the key to attaining excellent dental health. Good dental health requires more than just superficial maintenance.

Your teeth are a living and functioning part of your body that require essential nutrients to thrive. One such nutrient is vitamin D.

Wisdom tooth extraction: A detailed insight into a routine dental procedure that is feared by many

Wisdom tooth extraction is a routine surgical procedure that is performed to remove the wisdom teeth. It is an outpatient procedure, i.e., you can go home on the same day as the procedure, Wisdom teeth: The basics, Wisdom teeth are third molars that erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. They are the last permanent teeth to appear in the mouth.

When wisdom teeth do not have room to grow, they may result in pain, infection, swelling, as well as other dental issues. For this reason, wisdom teeth are often extracted.

In fact, most surgeons recommend extracting asymptomatic impacted wisdom teeth as well to prevent potential future problems.