Are your gums swollen? (Compare the appearance of your gums with those in the picture of healthy gums on the above)Do your gums bleed when you are brushing, or when you use a toothpick or other cleaning device?Have your gums shrunk back or receded, so that your teeth appear lengthened?Are you aware of any loosening … Continue reading Check the health of your gums by asking yourself the following questions!!
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गिजासम्वन्धी समस्याहरु वयस्क मानिसहरुमा मात्रै हैन बच्चाहरुमा पनि देखिने गर्दछ। तर बच्चाहरुमा देखिने समस्या वयस्क मानिसहरुको भन्दा फरक हुन्छ। गिजासम्वन्धि समस्या मुख्यतया ब्याक्टेरियाको कारणले गर्दा हुन्छ। जसको कारणले गर्दा गिजा र दाँतलाई बाधेर राख्ने अन्य संरचनाहरुमा समस्या देखापर्दछ। कारणः हरेक पटक खाना खाएपछि खाएको खाना दाँतमा टाँसिने हुन्छ। हामिले खाएको खाना दातको सतहमा एककिसिमको बलद्वारा … Continue reading बच्चाहरुमा गिजासम्वन्धि समस्याः कसरि बचाउने?
Dental implants have been used to replace missing teeth since the mid-1960s, but in recent years their use has become much more widespread. They can be used to support crowns replacing single missing teeth, bridges that restore a larger span of missing teeth, or even dentures. Implants are manufactured from titanium, a metal that is known to be compatible with … Continue reading Dental Implants- permanent solution to missing teeth!!
The recently introduced 2017 World Workshop classification of periodontitis, incorporating stages and grades of disease, aims to link disease classification with approaches to prevention and treatment, as it not only describes disease severity and extent, but also the degree of complexity and an individual`s risk. There is, therefore, a need for evidence‐based clinical guidelines providing … Continue reading Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of Periodontitis!!
The AAP recommends an annual comprehesive periodontal evaluation, or CPE, to assess your periodontal health and identify conditions such as periodontal disease that may need additional treatment. What is a comprehensive periodontal evaluation? In 2011, the American Academy of Periodontology published the Comprehensive Periodontal Therapy Statement, which recommends that all adults receive an annual comprehensive … Continue reading Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation (CPE)
A AbfractionWear, or notching, at the neck of a tooth at or below the gum line. Often sensitive and often accompanied by gum recession that is thought to be caused by excessive clenching or grinding. AbrasionLoss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique, or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth). AbscessA … Continue reading Dental Glossary
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Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions affecting the soft and hard gum tissues around dental implants. Similar to a natural tooth, bacteria can build up on the base of the implant, below the gum line. Over time, the bacteria irritate the gum tissue, causing it to become inflamed, damaging the tissue and if not caught early, … Continue reading Peri-implant diseases-general concept!!
Chronic gingivitis. aggressive periodontitis and generalized aggressive periodontitis are types of gum disease in children. Types of periodontal diseases in children Chronic gingivitis is common in children. It usually causes gum tissue to swell, turn red and bleed easily. Gingivitis is both preventable and treatable with a regular routine of brushing, flossing and professional dental … Continue reading Gum disease in children-how to prevent??
Periodontal health for men is extremely important as it may impact a variety of other health factors. Research has found that periodontal disease is higher in men (56.4 percent) than in women (38.4 percent). This may be because men are less likely to go to the dentist or because men have worse indicators of periodontal … Continue reading Gum disease and men !!