Bacteria are the main cause of most periodontal diseases. Where the teeth meet the gums, there is a groove called the gingival sulcus; which is about one to two millimeters deep. Large amounts of food debris and bacteria can be accumulated on dental surfaces and gingival crevices due to poor oral hygiene.
Oral hygiene requires appropriate use of toothbrushes, floss and interdental brushes. Use them correctly every morning and evening to keep your mouth healthy.
Most of the children's permanent teeth begin to sprout around the age of 6-7, starting with the first molar.
Periodontal disease, also known as “ gum disease ”, is a chronic dental problem which can lead to bad breath, receding gums, mobile teeth, and tooth loss eventually.
Root canal therapy is the procedure involving removal of diseased pulp tissues, cleaning and filling the root canals with special dental tools and materials to keep the tooth in function without pain.
Bite down on gauze pack for 30 minutes and refrain from spitting out blood.
Dentists use local anesthetics ( numbing medicines ) to help the patients get rid of pain during the treatment.
For the sake of anesthetic safety, please follow the rules listed here.
It is best to establish an oral preventive care plan for your child prior to his/her birth.