Oral problems affect millions of people worldwide. Over 95% of adults and 60-90% of children have one or more dental cavities. Between 15 and 20% of 35 to 44 year old adults have severe periodontal disease, which may lead to tooth loss. In the past decade, technological advances have played a key role in changing the Read more »
The impact of poor oral health is quite enormous to the quality of life we are living. Any issues with your teeth and gums must be given proper attention. Researchers have found that oral health problems contribute to serious health conditions such as heart problems, diabetes, stroke, cognitive decline and pneumonia. Many people live Read more »
"You have cancer." These are words no one ever wants to hear in their lifetime. But according to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 132 new cases are registered each day in the U.S alone, out of which 1 death takes place every hour of each day. These stats not only show the increasing number of such Read more »
An implant-supported bridge and regular dental bridge are quite similar, what sets them apart is that former is supported by implants and the latter by natural teeth. Whenever an implant-supported bridge is used, an implant is put in the jawbone for every missing tooth. Finally, the crowns are connected to each other to form one Read more »
Oral health had always been a matter of concern for everyone. There are many gimmick facts related to oral health that make it difficult for you to differentiate the genuine facts from myths and mislead you in many ways. There are many traditional practices as well that we've been following from ages without even trying Read more »
Dentists recommend that you should brush your teeth twice a day- when you get up in the morning, and before you go to bed at night. Not just brushing, flossing and swishing should be done twice daily. Some people brush their teeth twice a day but some only once a day. If you brush your Read more »
CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing) has been in use in restorative dentistry for a long time. The application of CAD/CAM can be seen in implant dentistry as well. These applications are used in designing and manufacturing of custom implant abutments in a highly anticipated and trustworthy fabrication process. It is impossible to imagine Read more »
You must be aware of various dental problems people go through and the pain they feel while undergoing treatment. It has been witnessed that a tooth infection can turn deadly and can take lives of the patients. So tooth infection should not be left untreated and it requires your immediate attention.
There is a major breakthrough in the realms of dentistry! A team of researchers from KU Leuven university, Belgium have developed a dental implant that can gradually release drugs from a built-in reservoir. It helps in preventing and fighting infections. Traditional Dental Read more »
Full mouth rehabilitation, full mouth reconstruction, and full mouth restoration are similar terms meant to describe the process of rebuilding and restoring all your teeth in the upper and lower jaws. In this process, your tooth is restored with a combination of dental work which includes crowns, inlays, veneers, onlays, dental implants and dental bridgework.