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Which is better tooth extraction or root canal

Which is better tooth extraction or root canal

While there's no doubt that extraction can be a less expensive option than root canal therapy, it's not always the best treatment. So if you're faced with a decision between tooth extraction or root canal, here are some things to keep in mind: When is tooth extraction...

What Causes White Spots Teeth?

What Causes White Spots Teeth?

You look down at your teeth and see a whitish spot. You can’t brush it away, and it seems to appear out of nowhere. What has happened to you? Do you have an infection? Is this tooth going to fall out? Let’s find out what causes white spots on teeth. Enamel defects...

Alternative options to clear aligners

Alternative options to clear aligners

As we age, our bodies change. We require clothes that fit better than before. Your mouth is no exception to this. Though your teeth do not grow, once they erupt, they cause several changes in your mouth. This can cause your teeth to go out of alignment and appear...

Reasons why clear aligners fail

Reasons why clear aligners fail

The other day when I was shopping in a mall, I came across a body shop store. There the shopkeeper almost convinced me to buy a salicylic acid serum for my pimples. However, when I got home and started using it, I got no results except for some more pimples on my...

How are clear aligners made?

How are clear aligners made?

Suppressing one's smile is a way of life for some people. Even if they do smile, they typically do all they can to keep their lips together and keep their teeth hidden. According to ADA, 25% of people resist smiling due to the condition of their teeth. If you are...

Maligned mouth- Why are your teeth out of alignment?

Maligned mouth- Why are your teeth out of alignment?

If a few teeth in your mouth seem to be out of alignment you have a maligned mouth. Ideally, teeth should fit in your mouth. Your upper jaw should rest on the lower jaw while leaving no gaps or overcrowding in between the teeth. At times, when people suffer from...

Bleeding mouth – What can go wrong?

Bleeding mouth – What can go wrong?

Everyone has had the experience of tasting blood in their mouth. No, this isn’t a post for vampires. It’s for all of you who have ever rinsed your mouth after brushing your teeth and been horrified at flecks of blood in the bowl. Sound familiar? You should not be...

Why do your teeth become cavity-prone?

Why do your teeth become cavity-prone?

Dental Decay/ Caries/ Cavities all mean the same thing. It is a result of the bacterial attack on your teeth, which compromise their structure, eventually resulting in loss if left untreated. Unlike most other body parts, the teeth, much like the nervous system, lack...

Can dry mouth invite more problems?

Can dry mouth invite more problems?

A dry mouth occurs when you don’t have enough saliva to keep your mouth wet. Saliva helps prevent tooth decay and gum diseases by neutralizing acids produced by bacteria, limiting bacterial growth, and washing away food particles. Globally, About 10% of the general...

Prevent yellow teeth with Less brushing pressure on teeth

Prevent yellow teeth with Less brushing pressure on teeth

Yellow teeth are quite an embarrassment for the person himself when going out in the public. You notice people with yellow teeth or you might be a victim of it yourself. Yellow teeth do give an unpleasant feeling to the one noticing them. People often think brushing...

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