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Dental Antibiotics & Tooth Infection
Dental Antibiotics & Tooth Infection

Use of antibiotics in dental problems is very common. It is estimated that out of all antibiotics prescribed a large percentage is for dental infections. Antibiotics are generally prescribed by the dentists in bacterial infections. In fact, it is likely to be one of the first things to be recommend by your dentist in case of a dental infection. Today…

Some Quick Recipes For Soft Food
Some Quick Recipes For Soft Food

Just had a dental surgery or an extraction or maybe you just got your braces on, either way you have now been advised to change your diet a little bit for a few days to soft foods in order to protect your sensitive teeth from any damage and to ensure you recover faster. We have all been there and wondered…

What are Endodontic Treatments?
What are Endodontic Treatments?

Today we broach a little technical sounding treatment category called endodontic treatments. Let us understand what these are and what kind of treatments fall under this category of treatments. The purpose of this blog is to make you aware of the options you have for treating damaged teeth because the more aware you are the more informed decision you can…

All you need to know about CareCredit
All you need to know about CareCredit

If you have been to a doctor for some ailment at any point in your life there is a good chance that you may have seen a notice on the billing counter saying CareCredit accepted. Ever wondered what is CareCredit? We will try to solve that mystery here today in this blog. CareCredit is like a medical credit card only…

Why is Oral Health Important?
Why is Oral Health Important?

First and foremost, let us settle the question – Is oral health important? Well, the answer is pretty obvious yes of course! We are sure no one will dispute this fact. Something that has been drilled into us since childhood is that we need to brush daily, we need to take care of our teeth and mouth and therefore it…

Importance of regular teeth cleanings
Importance of regular teeth cleanings

When was the last time you got your teeth cleaned at a dentist’s clinic?  Do you know that American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that you must visit your dentist at least twice a year for a check up and professional dental cleaning? Despite this 28% Americans go without a dental checkup for more than 1 year. May be some of…

What to know about Dental Veneers?
What to know about Dental Veneers?

Your smile goes a long way in forming first impressions. We all want to give good first impressions be it on a date or an interview. Sometimes our smile gets marred by how our teeth look. Discoloration, staining, chipped or broken tooth, uneven teeth all these factors impact our smile negatively. But worry not we have a solution for you…

Who is an Orthodontist and what treatments do they do?
Who is an Orthodontist and what treatments do they do?

What is orthodontics?  Before we answer this question, let us understand what is orthodontics? Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry. The word orthodontics comprises of 2 parts Orthos meaning straight and Dontics meaning teeth. We are sure you would have understood by now what is this special branch of dentistry is all about. Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that…

How to take care of your dentures?
How to take care of your dentures?

Dentures are false teeth that are most commonly used to replace lost teeth. They are as old as 2500 BC when animal teeth were used to make dentures. Then came the Egyptians and Etruscans who made dentures not only from animal teeth but also bone, wire etc. There was a time when wooden dentures were also used in Japan.  With…

Pediatric Oral Health FAQs
Pediatric Oral Health FAQs

Oral health is an important part of children’s overall health. Children face the same if not more dental issues as adults do. As per CDC more than 13% of children between the ages of 5 years to 9 years have untreated cavities. Are your aware that 20% children aged between 5-11 years have at least one untreated decayed tooth and…