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Tooth loss

Tooth loss is when one or more teeth become loose and fall out. The first tooth loss experienced, is the falling out of the milk teeth. This tooth loss is completely natural and normal, the set of milk teeth lost by children is replaced with the set of permanent teeth. Causes read more

Aftercare

Dental treatments and surgeries have after effects, and certain steps are required to deal with them. The following are some of the important after care steps that are necessary after dental treatments and surgeries:
  • When anesthesia is used in the treatment or surgery, the patient will f read more

Oral surgery - complications

Oral surgery is just like any other surgery. There are certain complications associated with it.  Every individual going through an oral surgery procedure or any other surgery needs a speedy recovery and therefore there are a lot of factors which should be considered. Here are some of the complicati read more

Periodontal flap surgery

When periodontitis cannot be cured with the use of antibiotics and other procedures such as root planing and scaling, then periodontal flap surgery is the only technique left to deal with the problem. By periodontal flap surgery, the periodontist effectively cleans the roots of a tooth, and the dama read more

Operculectomy

The flap of tissue that covers a partially erupted tooth is called the operculum. A partially erupted tooth can be more prone to decay and gum disease. It also causes inflammation of the gums and infections to the adjacent tissues. In order to proceed with the treatment of a partially erupted too read more

Gingivoplasty

Gingivoplasty is the surgery by which gum tissues are reshaped and reformed. Generally, gingivoplasty is performed along with gingivectomy, however, this is not always the case. Some people have the problem of overgrown and large gums. The excess and unwanted gum tissue can be removed with gingivopl read more

Cleft lip and palate

Cleft lip and palate are basically birth defects, this defect is the result of incomplete development during gestation. With this condition, there is a fissure or a gap on the upper lip or the palate. It is estimated that 1 in 700 children in the world suffer from this condition and hence, it is sup read more

Alveolactomy

Alveolectomy is the process by which a portion of the alveolar is removed in order to smooth the progress of dental treatment. Alveolectomy is required in the following conditions:
  • Alveolectomy is helpful to gain access to a tooth and extract it easily in certain cases
  • In t read more

Facial trauma

Facial trauma, or maxillofacial trauma, is an injury to the face. This injury can be an injury to the soft tissues, or even fracture to the bones of the face. Injuries to the soft tissues include bruises or burns, etc, while facial fractures include fracture of the jaw or nose, etc. Typically, facia read more

Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognatic surgery is the surgery by which minor and major skeletal irregularities of the face and jaws are treated. The complex misalignment of jaws and teeth, which cannot be taken care of with the use of braces, is treated with the help of orthognatic surgery. Individuals who have problems in sp read more

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