General Dentistry

General Dentistry

Be true to your teeth and they won’t be false to you.

The best project you will ever work on is YOU. General dentistry will help you in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of oral diseases because there should be no end to self love.

What is post and core in dentistry? A post and core crown is a type of dental restoration required where there is an inadequate amount of sound tooth structure remaining to retain a conventional crown. A post is cemented into a prepared root canal, which retains a core restoration, which retains the final crown. This …

What is pediatric dentistry? Pediatric dentistry involves the maintenance of the oral health of children from their birth through their adolescence by specialised dentists who are skilled in the field. What types of treatments do Pediatric Dentists provide? Pediatric dentists provide comprehensive oral health care that includes the following: • Infant oral health exams, which…

 Rapid developments in laser technology and better understanding of bio-interactions of different laser systems have broaden the clinical use of laser in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery as well. Various applications of laser in oral surgery are as follows: White lesions (Leukoplakia): Oral leukoplakia or white patche in the mouth is a…

Why do we use laser in doing gum treatment?
• Laser assisted gum surgery helps in removal of the infected gum tissue from around the root of the tooth. Once the area between the gum and the root are infection free, it allows the healing process.
• Lasers provide the benefit of not only removing…

What is Laser RCT? Root canal treatment is a common dental procedure used to save an infected tooth. It involves cleaning and dis-infection of the root canal and removal of the tissue of the canal which may appear to be scary to the patient. With advancement in technology, dentists now recommend Laser assisted root canal…

Save the ‘milk teeth’ from a long procedure like RCT or complete removal, pulpotomy is removing only the infected part of tooth,preserving it and saving it from further decay…

Restoring ,reshaping and preserving the tooth by cleaning the decayed part of the tooth and giving back the normal structure with a filling material…

For people with teeth that are stained,chipped,or have gaps. This is a irreversible , quick way to a beautiful smile by covering teeth with thin layer of porcelain…

A ‘high tech’ ,’modern’ way of cleaning the hard deposits from the teeth by the use of high frequency sound waves…

From getting a mild twinge to severe discomfort, teeth sensitivity can mean anything, a warning sign of a more complex dental issue…

Pain right in front of the ear could be a symptom of this problem, this is an issue of the jaw joint or muscles related to it….

Gum infection or gum swelling,may lead to serious gum disease. The treatment of this may include ‘Gum surgery’…

Traditional braces placed in the inner surface of the teeth, so that it is not very visible unlike the regular braces which are placed outside…

Tooth-colored , less noticeable braces that blends in to teeth. It is a beautiful alternative to regular metal braces…

What are Metal Braces? Metal braces are the conventional ‘clips’ as we call them that correct the improperly aligned teeth. They are the most common type of braces, are strong and causes quick and effective movement of the teeth into the right position. Braces treatment cost is quite affordable. When does one need them ?…

What is Late Periodontitis? Early Periodontitis, if left untreated worsens and results in Late Periodontitis which is characterized by increased gum bleeding and foul breath in addition to loose teeth and receding gums. How would you know you have late periodontitis?? A patient with late periodontitis generally presents with one or more of the following…

What is Early Periodontitis? Early Periodontitis is a disease that is characterized by bleeding and swollen gums, foul breath and generalized mild discomfort. This is the stage in which a patient should visit a dentist as soon as possible for early periodontitis treatment to avoid the aggravation and worsening of the problem. How would you…

What is Porcelain fused to metal? Porcelain fused to Metal crowns or the PFM crowns are nothing but metal crowns that have a layer of  a tooth coloured material (porcelain) fused to it. They almost look like natural teeth, have an excellent fit and have a good strength because of the metal base. This makes…

What is Acrylic Denture? Acrylic denture is a removable appliance that is worn by patients with missing teeth. It can be made when all the teeth in both jaws or just a few teeth are missing. it is very easy for the patient to remove and clean flexible denture. When does one need this? Any…

What are Cast Partial Dentures? Cast Partial Dentures are the best variety of removable dentures that are used in patients who have a single or a few missing teeth. they are regular dentures with an underlying metal framework that make it more stronger and function better that the regular acrylic dentures. The fit of flexible…

What is a Flexible Denture? Flexible dentures are removable dentures that are not rigid like the conventional removable denture Kolkata. They don’t use any metallic component and hence are more aesthetic. They have flexibility unlike the regular ones and they adapt better in the patient’s mouth and are more comfortable for and acceptable to the…

What is a BPS Denture? BPS Denture, or the Biofunctional Prosthetic System is a system that makes complete dentures with better and precise fit and better teeth that give a more natural appearance to the patient. Patient satisfaction and acceptability is highly increased with these BPS dentures. When does one need them? All the patients…

If spotless white gives you immense satisfaction, your smile should reflect the same…

You might probably feel flattered when your dentist says you should be given a crown. But remember, he’s referring to the ones which improve the appearance of those stained / disfigured teeth that can be fixed in a jiffy…

“Brace” yourself – for the best set of teeth you hoped for…

Because, it’s always best to get to the root of the issue, isn’t it?…

Speaking from the heart

The lesser boring side of Dentistry

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