Friday, 8 June 2012

Dental Restoration and Scaling--For a Better Smile

Dental health is an important part of your over all health.Whatever your age, you should have healthy teeth. Correct dental care can help you keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime.Regular tooth cleaning by the dentist is important to remove calculus or tartar that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing. Professional cleaning includes scaling and polishing. Scaling is a common non-surgical treatment for removal of infected deposits - tartar or calculus - from the tooth surface. These deposits if not removed lead to periodontal disease. In periodontal disease, the pocket between the tooth and gum begins to deepen. This provides a perfect environment for anaerobic bacteria to grow. The bacteria begin to multiply rapidly and infect more of the gum and start dissolving the bone supporting the tooth. This leaves the tooth progressively loose. The treatment now becomes more extensive and complicated in order to save the tooth.Gum surgery is required in order to make the tissues around the tooth healthy.

Scaling is the procedure that keeps your gums healthy and firm.Scaling procedure is used to remove infected deposits like plaque,calculus and stains from the tooth surfaces.These deposits, if not removed by scaling, cause infection and loosening of the gums, ultimately leading to pyorrhoea and tooth loss.Scaling is a safe and routine procedure and does not damage the tooth surface in any way. It must be done by the dental professional.Tooth scaling involves the mechanical use of a dental instrument that scrapes away bacterial plaque and calculus from the tooth. Sometimes this device may be electric, known as an ultrasonic or sonic scaler.Scaling is performed on the part of the tooth that is exposed, the crown of the tooth, as well as the portion that is normally covered by, but not attached to, the gum.

A dental filling or dental restoration is a dental restorative material used artificially to restore the function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure. The structural loss typically results from caries or external trauma.Scaling is performed on the part of the tooth that is exposed, the dental crown as well as the portion that is normally covered by, but not attached to, the gum. In combination with good personal dental hygiene, scaling the tooth surface that is in this gum pocket is an effective treatment for early periodontal disease.Plaque formation on the teeth is a continuous process. If this is not removed by brushing it starts mineralizing into tartar within 10-14 hours. Such persons may require periodic scaling, every 6 months or so. The golden rule is to have a routine dental check up every 6 months.Scaling is good for your teeth, however not everybody needs to go for scaling, only people who's saliva's pH induces for calcium deposits to sit on the base of teeth, specially the back of lower front teeth.

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Thursday, 10 May 2012

Dental Care for Children---Calicut, Kerala

Pediatric dentistry formerly known as pedodontics,is the branch of dental medicine which focuses on preventive and corrective dental care and oral health of children.During the growth phase of a child, special approaches are needed to guide the dental growth and development in order to avoid future dental problems and to maintain their good health.


For a child milk teeth are as important as the permanent ones.Milk teeth serve as space maintainers for the proper alignment and spacing of the permanent teeth.This milk teeth play an important role in helping the baby learn how to speak properly.Root canal treatment can be applied to milk teeth in some cases.This treatment is done when the tooth decay extends deep into the nerve portion of the tooth.


Some treatments for children's teeth includes
Space Maintainer:Space maintainer is a removable or fixed appliance designed to maintain an existing space.Space maintainers are usually fitted in children when they have lost their baby teeth early. The gap left from losing this tooth needs to be held open for the permanent tooth to erupt in the correct position.

Teeth Extraction:This is the process of removing the teeth.In the case of children, teeth extraction will not cause any discomfort as compared to adults.Also doesnot require any anesthetic solution.

Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry.The dentists at Pediatric Dentistry are specialists in dentistry for children.They are specially trained in diagnosing and treating the unique problems of children.A pediatric dentist specializes in treating children from infancy to adolescence.

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Sunday, 25 March 2012

Root Canal Therapy-A Low Cost Treatment, Calicut

The space inside the tooth from the center,which is called as the pulp chamber, which travels down the length of the root to the tip is called a "canal," or more specifically,we can call it as the root canal.The tooth's nerve lies within the root canal. Its only function is sensory,that is to provide the sensation of hot or cold and the presence or absence of a nerve will not affect the day-to-day functioning of the tooth.Depending on the anatomy of the tooth,human teeth may have one to four root canals.Dental root canal treatment removes tooth pulp from inside the teeth, which is essential to maintain our health.
An infection in the root canal of a tooth can cause:
  • Bone loss around the tip of the root.
  • Drainage problems extending outward from the root, that is the chances of occuring a hole through the side of the tooth with drainage into the gums or through the cheek with drainage into the skin
  • Swelling may spread to other areas of the face, neck, or head
Root canal Therapy is the procedure of removing dead or dying nerve tissue and bacteria from inside a tooth.This is done if you have any infection that affects the nerve in the root of a tooth . Root canal remove the pulp inside the tooth and then replaces it with filling material and thus can the infection can be effectively prevent.Root canal procedure is done to save the damaged or dead pulp in the root canal of the tooth by cleaning out the diseased pulp and reshaping the canal.The canal is filled with a rubber like substance, which is called gutta–percha or another material to prevent the recontamination of the tooth. Then the tooth is permanently sealed, with possibly a post and/or a crown made of porcelain or metal alloy and this enables patients to keep the original tooth as before.
As compared to other countries like Canada, USA,UK,the root canal treatment cost is very low in India.This Root Canal Treatment includes both surgical and non surgical treatments based on the condition of the teeth.The root canal surgery is effectively done in Dentique, the dental clinic at Calicut at a lower rate and with a great care under the guidance of Dr Hiba Ali.