Why do we have wisdom tooth?
Wisdom teeth were the evolutionary answer to the need for chewing power to combat excessive wear. The last set of molars or wisdom teeth, were provisions for our ancestors to help them chew coarse, rough food such as hard items like nuts, roots, meats, and leaves. When a typical diet consisted of chewy plants and […]
6 WAYS TO KEEP GUM HEALTHY
Even if you’re cavity-free that doesn’t mean you’re immune to gum disease. Since it’s usually painless, most people have no idea that anything is wrong with their gums.Gum disease is preventable.Here are a few ways you can help keep your gums healthy. Floss:Floss at least once a day. This helps remove the plaque and food […]
HOW TOOTH CAVITY FORMS
HOW TOOTH CAVITY FORMS 1. Plaque forms. Dental plaque is a clear sticky film that coats your teeth. Its due to food especially sugar and starch that is not cleaned properly. Bacteria begin to accumulate and feed on the food debris causing plaque. Plaque that stays on your teeth can harden under or above your […]
9 WAYS TO CARE OF YOUR VENEER
Keep them clean Brushing at least twice a day and using dental floss are great ways to maintain optimal dental health. Poor hygiene can also lead to gum diseases, which may cause your gums to recede, exposing the borders of veneers and putting them at risk of chipping or detachment. Use the right toothpaste […]
What is Dental Plaque?
Have you ever noticed that after a dental cleaning your teeth look sparkly and white, but over time they appear more dull and yellow? That yellowish color comes from plaque. Plaque accumulates on your teeth both above and below your gum line. Plaque requires food debris, bacteria, tooth surface and time to form. Plaque will […]
6 WAYS TO KEEP GUMS HEALTHY
Gum disease is usually painless. Most people have no idea that anything is wrong with their gums until teeth become shaky or when gum pain or swelling occurs. Gum disease is preventable. Here are a few ways you can help keep your gums healthy. Floss: Floss at least once a day. This helps remove the […]
HOW TO PREVENT TOOTHACHE AND GUM DISEASE
Healthy, clean, strong and healthy teeth are definitely what most people want. Healthy, clean and strong teeth can certainly make you feel more confident when you smile and talk to others. Let’s take care of your teeth by taking the following steps,if you do not want toothache: 1. Brush Teeth Regularly Brush and brush your […]
Abrasion Tooth What is abrasion? Abrasion is the abnormal wear of a tooth. It is usually caused by a toothpaste that is too abrasive or gritty or by aggressive brushing with a hard bristled brush. What the Symptoms? Common symptoms include increased sensitivity to heat. For example, your gums may burn when drinking hot drinks. […]
WHAT IS A DENTURE?
Denture is basically false teeth, used to replace missing tooth or teeth in the mouth. It uses our soft tissues, bones and teeth as support, so that dentures doesn’t fall out. Types of Dentures ● Full Denture – Used to replace all missing teeth. – For patients who lost all their teeth – Uses patients […]
HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR WHITE TEETH AFTER WHITENING?
Having white teeth makes you look healthier and attractive when smiling. It also boosts up self confidence. There are two popular treatments here in Smileway which can do so, namely dental veneers and teeth whitening. This article will focus more on the after care of teeth whitening. 1. Use home kit whitening This whitening process […]