NIFEDIPINE AND DENTAL HEALTH

Nifedipine and dental health

Nifedipine and dental health What is Gingival Hyperplasia? Gingival Hyperplasia (GH) or Gingival Enlargement (GA) is defined as excessive gum growth due to an increase in the size of the constituent cells or gingival hypertrophy, or by an increase in the number of cells or gingival hyperplasia. This occurs due to treatment with some medications. […]

ANKYLOSED TOOTH

Ankylosed tooth

Ankylosed tooth What is dental ankylosis?        It usually occurs when the tooth wants to erupt but does not reach the necessary length, despite having enough space, it is observed submerged within the gum. Dentoalveolar Ankylosis is a dental anomaly, in which there is a loss of continuity of the periodontal ligament, which leads to the […]

WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF GETTING DENTAL VENEERS?

DENTAL VENEERS

Dental veneers are a type of cosmetic dentistry treatment that improve minor imperfections in teeth. These are dental prostheses placed on the external face of a tooth or several teeth. Having damaged or discolored teeth can affect confidence and self-esteem. Dental veneers can  benefit those who want a long-term solution to persistent cosmetic concerns, particularly […]

DENTAL HYPERSENSITIVITY IN PREGNANCY

DENTAL HYPERSENSITIVITY IN PREGNANCY

DENTAL HYPERSENSITIVITY IN PREGNANCY DENTAL HYPERSENSITIVITY IN PREGNANCY  When the tooth is located in its ideal anatomical position, the gingival margin is arranged slightly coronally to the amelocemental junction, and only the enamel surface is in contact with the oral environment. When the cementum and dentin are exposed as a result of gingival recession, external […]

Broken Tooth Emergency

broken tooth emergency

Broken Tooth Emergency Dental trauma is an injury that occurs to the teeth or their supporting structures. They can cause fractures, tooth displacement, or damage to supporting tissues (gums and bone). Dental trauma in children usually occurs in the upper anterior teeth and can be caused by falls, sports activities, and traffic accidents. Dental trauma […]

Dental mobility in periodontal disease

dental mobility in periodontal disease

Dental Mobility in Periodontal Disease Knowledge of the causes of the typical oral diseases continually changes as scientific advances appear. In 1999, a general classification was presented and analyzed at the International Workshop for the Classification of Periodontal Diseases, organized by the American Academy of Periodontology: gingival diseases, chronic periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, periodontitis as a […]

Impact of inhalers on dental health

inhalers on dental health

inhalers on dental health In recent decades, respiratory problems and diseases have increased in children, youth, adults, and the elderly, associated with different factors depending on where they live and the lifestyle they live; triggering respiratory diseases of viral or bacterial origin or inflammatory processes triggered by other factors. Diseases such as Ama, COPD, obstructive […]

ROOT CANAL AND CANCER

ROOT CANAL AND CANCER ROOT CANAL AND CANCER 

ROOT CANAL AND CANCER Root canal treatments are the commonly advised dental treatment in clinical practice. When it comes to root canals, many myths are circulating about procedural pain, post-procedure difficulties, and supposed systemic health conditions that can develop. Before you believe any of such information, it’s time to pay a visit to our nearest […]

PERIODONTITIS IN THE EARLY STAGE

PERIODONTITIS IN THE EARLY STAGE

PERIODONTITIS IN THE EARLY STAGE Periodontitis is a serious and irreversible infection of the gums, characterized by the progressive inflammation, bleeding and destruction of the soft tissue surrounding the tooth which, if not treated in time, can destroy the bone in which the tooth lodges, causing loosening and possible loss. This disease is common and […]

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