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Can Vaping Cause Mouth Sores?

February 15, 2024 23 Views

You enjoy your favorite flavored vape, but with time, the chemicals and heat from the vapor can irritate the delicate tissues in your mouth. This irritation triggers the formation of sores or ulcers, like little painful patches on your gums, tongue, or cheeks. So, if you notice any unusual spots or discomfort after vaping, it’s …

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What Causes Grey Spots On Teeth?

January 30, 2024 98 Views

Grey spots are the souvenirs your teeth are collecting from your culinary adventures. These greyish areas have various intrinsic and extrinsic causes. Extrinsic factors, such as the consumption of dark-colored foods and drinks like coffee or red wine, cause surface stains resembling grey spots. On the other hand, intrinsic discoloration is often related to internal …

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Why Are People Embracing Resin Composite Fillings?

January 15, 2024 110 Views

Composite fillings are those nifty little things that help patch up your teeth without making their presence known to others. Back in the day, amalgam fillings were the popular choice. But they did not provide the natural appearance everybody craved. They not only address your cosmetic concerns but also bond directly to the tooth. They …

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What Are the Dangers of Pulling an Abscessed Tooth?

December 30, 2023 117 Views

The pain of an abscessed tooth feels so severe that you find it difficult to fight the urge to yank it out yourself. Remember that this condition occurs due to advanced tooth decay. It’s like a ticking time bomb; you can’t diffuse alone. It is best to leave it to a medical squad. Dangers of …

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What Does a Small Hole in Tooth Mean?

December 15, 2023 256 Views

Holes in tooth enamel are called dental caries or cavities. They often go unnoticed until some serious dental problem arises. Dental cavities can happen at any age, due to the acid formation in your mouth. However, kids are more prone to it, as they neglect dental hygiene. Is a Tiny Hole in a Tooth Bad? …

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How Long Does Numbness Last After Root Canal Treatment?

November 30, 2023 208 Views

Root canal is an invasive yet completely safe dental procedure that is employed to treat intensively decayed teeth. This process involves medically removing bacteria commonly referred to as ‘pulp’. It goes on to secure the lost, damaged or decayed teeth through a dental crown. This not only helps in eliminating sensitivity but also restores the …

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5 Dangers of Untreated Gum

November 15, 2023 113 Views

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a commonly occurring dental issue that is characterized by an infection caused in the tissue (gum) that surrounds and supports teeth structure. It is an often occurrence due bacteria buildup and tartar (calculus) on the teeth. These bacteria release toxins that spread across the surrounding tissue affecting …

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What Are Canker Sores?

October 30, 2023 185 Views

Canker sores are white, painful patches/ulcers that develop in the mouth on the tongue, around the gum or lip area. Canker sores are painful and can cause difficulty while chewing and talking. These are not contagious and need no formal medical treatment. Let us now briefly talk about the types of canker sores. Two types …

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What is Dental Anxiety?

October 15, 2023 215 Views

Visiting a doctor can be anxiety inducing for most people. The prospect of a medical examination, unfamiliar spaces and the possibility of receiving distressing news and treatment can contribute feelings of unease and anxiety. In this article we will build up on the common causes for dental anxieties and what steps can be taken to …

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Innovations in Dental Crown Technology

September 30, 2023 405 Views

Dental practices have witnessed a few technology twists and turns in recent years, transforming the manner oral problems are handled. An important area of progress hides in dental crown technology, where breakthroughs have changed smiles with unmatched accuracy, longevity, and aesthetics. Let’s explore more about this innovative era and discover how they are showcasing dental …

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