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Diastema (Teeth Gaps) - which is the best treatment option

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A gap between upper front teeth is call diastema. Its the most common cosmetic dental problem, caused by many factors like,
Thumb sucking habit- Habits generally leads to dental problems.In children thumb sucking habits pushes his front teeth in forward direction causing spaces between teeth.High labial frenum - Its a piece of tissue between front two teeth, when it become over sized a space between those teeth occurs.Imbalance between shapes of teeth and jaws- When there is mismatch between size of jaws and shape of teeth then it creates unnecessary space between teeth.Gum diseases - gum diseases affects bone health causing teeth movement and spaces. Various treatment options are available for this problem.since the types of gaps between the teeth differs in size, every case require different treatment approach.Giving some examples of types of diastema with pictures and accordingly their treatment options.


1. This type of gaps can b filled by using composite filling material which is…

Dental Implants - Implant bridge

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How to brush your teeth

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Washington DC Dentist Shares Video Animation on Root Canal Treatment

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Tooth Sensitivity - How To Prevent

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Tooth sensitivity....is a sharp shooting and sudden pain..we feel while eating something cold,hot or kind of sweets...once it starts lasts long..very difficult to cover..can disturbs your routine life..

Why it happens so sudden..??? There are many factors or reasons that are responsible, like tooth decay,worn enamel layer(a white,hardest layer of tooth),cracked tooth,or gums diseases due to which dentine get expose and further causing decays and sensitivity.



Due to enamel loss dentinal layer gets exposed which is a very sensitive layer of a tooh. We cant recover this enamel loss and exposed dentinal tubes.But we can block these opened channels by using some medications.

WHAT TO DO...??

If  your sensitivity is mild to moderate...you can use a medicated toothpaste specialy made for sensitive teeth.Lot s of products are there in the market these days.Choose a product as your comfort.Use it for 1 or 2 weeks..then see the results..

If sensitivity does not subsides..it means you have got hyperse…

Know Your Tooth-Be Friends Forever

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Friends...we are blessed with 32 beautiful pearls..yeahh our TEETH.



A tooth... is a living thing made up of 3 important layers..i.e ENAMEL..DENTINE and PULP as shown below, surrounded by soft tissues..gums and bone around.

PULP is very sensitive n vital part of our tooth, its the first to b formed during tooth development, then DENTIN and ENAMEL layer.Pulp contains blood vessels and nerves which r responsible for vitality of tooh,it nourishes a tooth. In childrens pulp is very large in size but as it grows...it becomes smaller..as dentine and enamel layers get deposited..

DENTINE is the second most layer of a tooh,very sensitive to hot and cold things if exposed by decay create a sharp shooting pain in tooth.Its very soft in nature,Yellowish in colour.

Sometimes we all get surprized to see our teeth turning yellow.Bt friends...it happens due to enamel layer loss...vry slowly. We cant rebuild this layer..our teeth becomes vry sensitive to hot.cold, and sweets..then we use sensitivity …

Teeth Whitening....How To Choose A Right Product ?

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Teeth Whitening is a kind of bleaching process we use to whiten the stained teeth.


There r two types of teeth whitening methods
1.At home teeth whitening
2.in office teeth whitening

we always get confused on which type of bleaching method or brand to use.Many of us have tried some at home teeth whiteng products bt of no use...due to lack of knowledge...you never get the desired results.

At home whitening kits use carbamide peroxide which is slow acting and In office whitening kits use hydogen peroxide which is fast acting.

The basic requirements we all need from a teeth whitening product is...
1.Its results should last longer
2.It should be effective and fast
3.It should be economical


Whitening results lasts longer only when u maintain it properly as instructed by your dentist.Such as avoid eating very spicy food or drinks or try to slow down your tobacco or smoking habits.Just you have to use a whitening toothpaste daily or a small whitening gel and a periodic follow up by your dent…