All posts tagged Dental

Impacted Wisdom Tooth

Wisdom teeth are the third molars at the back of the mouth. They are the last adult teeth to erupt. Impacted wisdom tooth is the tooth that does not have enough room for emerging or growing resulting in pain, damage to other teeth and other oral problems. This article discusses about the symptoms, complications and […]

Treatment of Facial Deformities

Candidates with facial deformities can be corrected by some techniques. Techniques for correction of facial deformities are as follows: Craniofacial surgery Orthognathic or orthomorphic surgery Cleft lip or Palate lip surgery Craniofacial surgery: Craniofacial surgery is a surgery involved in the management of cranium and facial deformities. This surgery involves the manipulation of cranium. What […]

Which Vitamins and Minerals Help in Fighting Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a common occurrence among many people. Unless treated timely, gum disease leads to loss of teeth. To prevent gum disease, regular check ups are essential. Having checkups not only detects oral problems in early stage, but also make you understand how to maintain your oral health.

What are the Different Structures That Provide Support to Teeth

The periodontium is the supporting structure to the tooth. It is a complex of soft and hard tissues surrounding the tooth to allow sensations of touch and pressure and also to protect them. It consists other elements such as cementum, periodontal ligaments, Alveolar bone and gingiva. The periodontal ligament is a specialized tissue that surrounds […]

What are Dental Braces and How Do They Work?

Dental braces are devices used by orthodontists bonded to teeth to make them straight and make to get in a good position. It is a combination of brackets, arch wires that are threaded through the brackets, along with spacers, springs and bands. Brackets are small squares attached directly to teeth and controls the movement of […]