Do I need teeth cleaning?

“Do I really need teeth cleaning?”  “Why do I need to go for teeth cleaning?” If these questions are running in your head after a dental visit, let us put your mind at ease with this blog.  Ideally, it would help if you went for a dental cleaning once every six months, and there is … Continue reading

Why are dental x-rays needed?

Dental x-rays, better known as dental radiographs, are images of your teeth that allow a dentist to evaluate the teeth and surrounding structures. These are commonly used in a dental office, and the procedure is quite simple. Dental radiographs capture the inside of your teeth with the help of extremely low-level radiation or x-rays. These … Continue reading

Tips for Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Sitting in a dental chair with your mouth wide open while a dentist does their job is not exactly a pleasant experience. However, dental visits can be a source of massive stress and anxiety for many people. This can cause them to avoid dental treatments even when it becomes an emergency.  Dental fear or anxiety … Continue reading

How gum pockets are treated?

Gum pockets, medically termed periodontal pockets, are spaces or openings between the gums and the tooth. Gum pockets are a symptom of periodontitis, a destructive gum disease which is caused by bacteria. These bacteria accumulate in plaque and release acidic by-products, which are responsible for oral diseases. Gum pockets also give these bacteria an excellent … Continue reading

What is Gingivectomy?

According to recent data published by the American Dental Association, over 47% of Americans over 30 years suffer from periodontal diseases, commonly referred to as gum diseases.  Gums and the underlying bone hold the teeth in place. Their infection destroys supports which causes the tooth to become loose, and eventually, it’s lost. In some cases, … Continue reading

What is frenectomy?

WHAT IS FRENECTOMY? A frenectomy is a minor oral surgical procedure that is performed to remove and reattach the oral frenum. The frenum is a thin band of connective tissue membrane that attaches one part of the mouth to the other.  The primary frena of the mouth are – The lingual frenum, which connects the … Continue reading