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Root Canal Therapy

Root canal treatment (also called Endodontics) is needed when the pulp inside your tooth becomes infected through tooth decay or damaged by an injury to your mouth. This infection may spread through the root canal system, which could eventually lead to an abscess, causing a great deal of discomfort. 

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Gagging reflex in dentist chair

Gag reflex or Pharyngeal reflex is a contraction which is basically a reflex. Reflex means an involuntary and instant response to a stimulus. The gag reflex is triggered in the back of the throat by the touching of the soft palate. The gag reflex prevents choking and also stops anything entering the read more

Biofilm

Biofilm is the terminology that is given to the collection or aggregation of microorganisms on a surface in which the cells adhere to each other. Generally, an extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) exists over the biofilm which embeds the biofilm within itself. This extracellular polymeric substan read more

Menopause and oral health

Menopause is a condition when the primary functions of the ovaries stop. The primary function of the ovaries is to discharge ova and hormones. These hormones and ova eventually cause menses and also create the uterine lining. When menopause occurs, the woman does not experience menses or periods. Us read more

Light Curing

Light is energy. Without light, life on earth would be extremely intricate and difficult. Light is not only used for energy and viewing purposes, but it is also applied during different treatments by doctors and dentists. During the removal of cavities and root canal treatments, different types of r read more

Wrong Diagnosis

Cases which are wrongly diagnosed by physicians and doctors can be amongst the worse experiences of life. Try to visualize the distress when a person has a severe headache, visits a doctor, and he is told by the physician that he is suffering from migraine, although in point of fact, he is suffering read more

Sport guards

Sports guards are protective devices which protect the teeth, gums, lips and the arches from injuries during sports and games. These devices effectively cover the teeth and gums and hence, act as a shield to pretect these from accidental blows, trauma and injuries. Usually, they are used in contact read more

Pulpal sensitivity

Many people face the problem of sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth mean that people may experience pain or discomfort whilst eating or drinking hot or cold items, eating sweet food items or when the teeth are touched. Every tooth has a pulp inside and this may react to these situations, causing pulpal read more

Oral lesions

Oral lesions are bumps, ulcers, sores and lumps inside the oral cavity. These lesions can be caused by infection, cancer or inflammation. Oral lesions cause mouth or tongue pain, redness, swelling, bleeding inside the mouth, mouth ulcers and sores, gum swelling and the formation of a white coating i read more

Oral cysts

Oral cysts are basically cavities in the mouth which are usually filled with sero-sanguinous fluid containing cholesterol crystals. This fluid is generally amber colored.  If proper treatment is not initiated for oral cysts, then they may grow progessively larger. This can eventually lead to weakeni read more

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