Posts in category Periodontics

Neck of the tooth does matter

The neck of the tooth, is the part closest to the gum. It is also referred to as the cervical third. Any change in the color and the texture in the cervical third of the tooth means there is an actual lesion. What are the causes of these lesion, is it only about caries?!

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Care for your toothbrush

Toothbrushing plays an important everyday role for personal oral hygiene and effective plaque removal. Appropriate toothbrush care and maintenance are also important considerations for sound oral hygiene. How do you look after your toothbrush?

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Flossing, why, why not!

You probably keep hearing it from your dentist, that you need to floss between your teeth. But let us be honest, how many people actually floss!!!

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Receding gums

Receding gums can be scary, even uncomfortable. It is important to know that there are a number of factors that can cause your gums to recede. Let’s try to understand why it happens and what you can do about it.

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Oral health and women

When it comes to oral health, females are the unlucky gender. The female body goes through hormonal shifts that affect the oral health. Hormones affect our body chemistry, so it is only expected that they should affect the oral tissues as well.

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Causes for bleeding gums

While¬†brushing, have you ever noticed a bit of blood on your toothbrush and wondered about the cause? Everyone’s gums bleed at some point in their lives for a variety of reasons, but the sight of a little red while you brush can still be unnerving. Gums, or gingiva, are the pink tissue that cover your […]

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