Periodontal Plastic Surgery

When bacteria collects in the crevices of your teeth, it forms a sticky film called plaque. If not cleaned, plaque hardens into tartar and harms your gums. Inflammation of gums is caused by the bacteria, also known as gingivitis. It is a mild form of gum disease which can be reversed with proper dental care… Continue reading Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Do you need Gum contouring surgery?

What is Gum Contouring? Gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, is a cosmetic procedure of the mouth to smoothen and even an uneven gum line. The gums might be too high or too low, making your teeth look smaller or longer than they actually are, necessitating a cosmetic procedure for correction. Here are a few reasons… Continue reading Do you need Gum contouring surgery?

Menopause and Dental Health

Menopause brings with it a lot of significant changes to a woman’s body, especially her oral health. Hormonal fluctuations during the menopausal period can lead to oral issues. It is imperative for women to understand why and how menopause affects the teeth, to be able to take preventive measures for the same. The end of… Continue reading Menopause and Dental Health

A sudden change in breath odor – should you worry?

Have you ever been conscious of your breath while with friends, at a meeting or an interview? Well, you’re not the alone! Halitosis or bad breath is a condition that has hit over 50% adults at one point in their life. It’s not a serious condition in itself, but bad breath is a marker that… Continue reading A sudden change in breath odor – should you worry?

Emergence of Dental Tourism in India

Medical tourism is a growing concept worldwide where people from one nation travel to another to get medical treatment at a lower cost and enjoy a vacation along with their treatment. The concept has found great footing worldwide as the costs for these treatments in some countries is too high. India has been at the… Continue reading Emergence of Dental Tourism in India

Best and Worst Crunchy Foods For Your Teeth

While unhealthy practices like not brushing your teeth or not visiting the dentist regularly remain a major cause of dental problems, there is another reason that contributes to them — food. Lack of hygiene and improper eating habits coupled with random munching at any time of the day results in many dental problems. There are… Continue reading Best and Worst Crunchy Foods For Your Teeth