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Dental Veneers

A dental veneer is an ultra-thin shell of tooth-colored porcelain or composite that is cemented over the facial surfaces of your teeth to correct dental issues including worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment or spacing, tooth discoloration, and chips or cracks.

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What is Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening means to remove stains or any discolouration caused by bacteria from the teeth. The stains and discolorations are caused by the food we eat everyday like red wine, tea or coffee. Teeth whitening products use very light, gently abrasive ingredients that are designed to remove stains in order to brighten the teeth.

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How to brush your teeth properly

Brush your teeth twice daily with a medium bristled toothbrush. AVOID HARD BRUSHES. The size and shape of your brush should fit into your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily.
Replace your toothbrush every three months or sooner when the bristles are frayed. A worn out toothbrush wouldn’t do a good job of cleaning your teeth.

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Smoking and Oral Health

Smoking leads to dental problems like bad breath, tooth discoloration, increased build-up of plaque and tartar on the teeth, increased loss of bone within the jaw, tooth loss, increased risk of developing oral cancer. All these work against oral health.

Smoking and other tobacco products harm ones oral health and can lead to gum disease by affecting the attachment of bone and soft tissue of your teeth.

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Tooth Discolouration

Your teeth can become discoloured by stains on the surface or by changes inside the tooth. There are 3 main classes of tooth discolouration. There are extrinsic, intrinsic and age-related.

EXTRINSIC

This occurs when the outer layer of the tooth is stained with substances like coffee, wine, kola and nicotine from tobacco.

INTRINSIC

This is when the inner structure of the tooth (dentine) darkens.

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Teething

Teething is the process by which baby teeth start to emerge through the gum into the mouth. Your baby was born with all 20 baby teeth below the gum line. They typically start to come through between 6 and 12 months. Children usually have their full set of baby teeth in place at age 3.

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Oral Thrush

Thrush which is also called candidiasis, is a fungal infection which occurs when the yeast Candida Albicans reproduce a large number on the lining of the mouth. Oral thrush can affect anyone, it is more likely to occur in babies and older adults because they have reduced immunity, people with suppressed immune systems, example people on chemotherapy or certain health conditions like AIDS or people who take certain medications. It is also seen in denture wearers.

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Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity which is a common name for dentinal hypersensitivity is a dental pain which is sharp in nature and of short duration. If you feel a shocking sensation when your teeth are exposed to hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and even while breathing in cold air, then you have teeth sensitivity. The tooth is made up of enamel, dentine and pulp. Over time the enamel covering the dentine gets thinner exposing the dentine which when stimulated by changes in temperature produces a shocking sensation.

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Fluorosis

Fluorosis is a cosmetic condition that affects the teeth. It occurs when the teeth are over exposed to fluoride doing the first eight years of life. This is the time when most permanent teeth are being formed. It varies from mild to moderate to severe. People with fluorosis are relatively resistant to dental caries, but in moderate to severe fluorosis teeth are physically damaged.

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Orthodontic Braces

Dental braces are devices used in orthodontics that align and straighten teeth and help position them with regard to a person’s bite while also aiming to improve dental health.

Braces are fixed on the teeth to help correct problems that affect our smile, speech and bite. Braces help to correct the following problems deep bite, overbite, overjet, excess spacing, overcrowding, cross bite, scissors bite etc.