Archive for category Periodontal Health & Treatment

Cosmetic Gum Surgery

Introduction A procedure to correct the gum shape and contour thus improve the smile line. Cosmetic gum surgery is usually done on the upper front teeth (can be up to the premolar region) where the gums here can be seen when smiling. Most of these gum defects are usually caused by gum diseases (eg. periodontitis). […]

Scaling & Air Polishing

Why do we have to clean our teeth? If the calculus (or tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will unfortunately provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the scaling and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of […]

Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy

  Topics What is Gingivitis? What is Pregnancy Gingivitis? Causes of Gum Disease in Pregnancy Symptoms of Pregnancy Gingivitis Complications of Pregnancy Gingivitis Treating Gingivitis in Pregnancy Prevention Some ladies may feel that their gums are uncomfortable than usual during pregnancy. Their gums are sore or tender, or if they bleed when brushing or flossing, […]

Dental Implants

BEST THING TO NATURAL TEETH What is Dental Implant? A dental implant is a small “anchor” made of titanium. It is inserted into the jawbone to take the place of your missing tooth root. After Osseointegration, or when the surrounding bone has attached to the implant, a replacement tooth is secured to the top of […]