Frequently Asked Questions Adults
It is important to visit your dentist at least twice a year for a basic check-up and professional cleaning. Visiting a dentist frequently helps maintain oral health hygiene, and prevents oral infections
After a basic General Health Evaluation, a thorough dental examination will be done. Requirement of certain X-ray images like IOPAR , OPG or CBCT , Lab tests to support and assist in treatment planning will be mentioned to you. We will discuss with you the results of your examinations and we will recommend and design a treatment protocol that works the best for you.
We run a Specialty Based Practice, based on the procedure required for you we will schedule an appointment with our best team to ensure you receive the best quality care.
Scaling is usually performed to remove deposits on your tooth surface and restore the gum health, Amount of deposits depends upon the teeth alignment, brushing technique, body’s response to plaque. Get a checkup done twice a year to evaluate the requirement of scaling procedure. Usually at least once a year is recommended.
We usually recommend getting wisdom teeth removed only if they’re impacted in the jaw and you experience at least 2-3 episodes of Pain, swelling or Pus discharge from that area in a year. Not getting such teeth removed may damage the adjacent teeth due to food lodgment. Getting the wisdom teeth removed per se will not harm any other teeth in the oral cavity.
Yes! Oral surgeons are available on appointments at our clinic.
The whole purpose of a root canal treatment is to prolong the life of a tooth that has been damaged because of Dental caries. We make the tooth Non vital, restore it with a permanent filling and place a Cap (Crown) on it to reinforce the tooth giving at least 10-20 years to an otherwise dying tooth.
We have a team of Endodontists who are specially trained to perform such intricate tasks with utmost care and precision.
After a thorough examination, we schedule an appointment with our Endodontists based on need.
Root canal treatment removes all the affected portions of the tooth thereby considerably removing tooth structure to ensure removal of all of the infection thereby reducing the amount of tooth structure. It also reduces the amount of water content in the tooth thereby making it slightly more brittle.
Reinforcing a root canal treated tooth with a cap/crown provides the tooth with the required strength to assist you in chewing food efficiently thereby prolonging the life of the tooth.
You can always feel free to discuss with our team the best suited crown material for you.
We thoroughly examine our patients, suggest the necessary radiographs and blood tests and assess the patient’s general health before suggesting this treatment option.
Although Dental Implants are not contraindicated in Young adults and older population, the basic criteria to place implants would be availability of sound bone and acceptable general health (Good diabetic control, Hypertension under good control, no recent heart surgeries).
Meet us for a thorough evaluation.
Orthodontic treatments aims to move teeth to ideal locations to improve esthetics and ensure that teeth last a lifetime.
During the treatment teeth tend to become a little mobile as they’re moving into their ideal locations, but at the end of the treatment teeth do not move anymore and remain stable.
Invisalign treatment is the process of wearing a series of clear, removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth. No brackets and wires, and none of the restrictions that come with conventional braces.
Yes! Our Orthodontist usually visits every 2nd and 4th Saturday.
Frequently Asked Questions for Kids
The first visit is usually very simple. We focus on getting to know your child and perform a basic informal examination to understand your child’s oral health.
We will teach you basic brushing technique that will work for your child, will look out for any potential developing dental health issues in your child.
If needed we will schedule an appointment with our Pediatric Dentist (Pedodontist).
Although they don’t last as long as permanent teeth, your child’s first teeth play an important role in his/her development.
They also hold space in the jaw for permanent teeth.
If a child loses a tooth too early (due to damage or decay) nearby teeth may encroach on that space, which can result in crooked or misplaced permanent teeth.
Reinforcing oral hygiene for milk teeth will instill a positive attitude in your child not only regarding oral health but will also prepare them to take any task seriously in their life.
Child will develop a life skill just by taking good care of his/her teeth. Also, your child’s general health will be maintained well because good gums and teeth aid is better digestion of food.
After you see a single tooth in the oral cavity, toothpaste can be used.
Below three years of age amount of paste to be used should be the size of a rice grain.
After three the amount of paste to be used should be the size of a Pea.
Sealants cover the pits and fissures in teeth that are difficult to brush and therefore susceptible to decay. We recommend sealants as a safe, simple way to help your child avoid cavities.