A general dentist is your primary care dental provider. General dentists provide services related to the general maintenance of oral hygiene and tooth health. This dentist diagnoses treats and manages your overall oral health care needs and preventive education. It helps you to preserve your natural teeth as long as possible, ensure your oral health and keeps you looking and feeling great throughout life. It involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums, jaw and face region of the body.

They provide a wide array of services that are vital to your continued health, including Preventive Services, Restorative Services, Cosmetic Procedures, Overall Health Concerns.

General Dentistry procedures include Cleanings & Oral Exams, Crowns & Bridgework, Tooth Decay Prevention, Root Canal Treatment, Sealants, Extractions, Fillings, Removable Dentures, Dental Implants, Oral Cancer Screenings, Orthodontics and TMD Treatment.

A routine visit to your dentist will probably have a thorough examination of your mouth including teeth, gums, and other structures. Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems from tooth decay to oral cancer are detected and treated in a timely manner. Some individuals may need to see the dentist more often than others to stay on top of problems like plaque buildup and gum disease, but everyone should go at least twice per year. The American Dental Association recommends that you visit your dentist – at least once in every six months, to ensure proper oral hygiene and functionality. These regular checkups and oral health maintenance prevent the development of serious dental problems

What is Root canal treatment?

Root canal is the natural cavity in the centre of the tooth which contains a soft area known as pulp which contains the nerves and blood vessels which supply the sensation to the tooth. Root canal therapy is a procedure wherein the damaged or decayed portion of the tooth involving the pulp is removed and thereafter the canals are cleaned, disinfected and filled with a biocompatible material so as to save the tooth from extraction and keep it in function.

Is root canal treatment painful?

Root canal is done under local anaesthesia and the procedure as such is painless with the modern techniques and instruments available nowadays. The pain is usually caused by the infection in the tooth and not because of the treatment. In fact the root canal therapy is done to eliminate the pain.

How many visits are required for root canal treatment?

Standard root canal treatment requires two visits. However, depending on the cause of pain and the infection, the dentist will decide to complete either in a single visit or more than two visits.

Ceramic Veneers :

Ceramic veneers are thin ceramic flakes which are permanently built-in on the front of your tooth. They represent a permanent solution to change or improve the image of stained, discoloured, chipped, broken or unaesthetic teeth. The crafted veneers are durable, beautiful and most importantly natural looking. They are custom made for shape and colour by a professional dental laboratory. As one of the high-quality aesthetic solutions they do not require great removal of dental substances which today makes their application very popular.They are bonded onto the front of teeth to create a beautiful and attractive smile.

Veneers can completely reshape your teeth and smile. People who have Crooked teeth, Misshapen teeth, fluorosis , Severely discoloured or stained teeth, too small or large teeth, uneven spaces and Worn or chipped teeth can opt for ceramic veneers.

Getting veneers usually requires two visits to complete the process. The teeth are prepared by shaping the surface of the tooth to allow for the thickness of the veneer. An impression of the teeth is taken and shade or colour will then be chosen by you and the dentist. The second visit involves cleaning of the teeth with special liquids achieve a durable bond. Bonding cement is then placed between the tooth and veneer and a special light beam is used to harden and set the bond. Thus they help in creating a uniform, white, beautiful smile.

Zirconia Crowns

Zirconia or zirconium is the strongest material used in restoration dentistry and also the hardest known white ceramic in the industry. Zirconium Oxide is the zirconia used in dentistry. Zirconium comes in the form of solid blocks of various shapes and sizes. For processing, it requires sophisticated computer systems.

The tooth colour is whiter than other crown treatment options. There is no anaesthetic grey line visibility compared to that of conventional metal-based ceramic crowns. It is a recently emerged material that has revolutionized dentistry. Because of its exceptional qualities, it can be utilized for various purposes.

Zirconia is extremely durable and tough. Because it is white ceramic with very good translucency features, zirconium restorations are highly aesthetic because they do not contain any metal in their structure. It can be matched to the colour of existing teeth. Similar to gold, it is very well tolerated by the body, has no allergic effects and because it is not a metal, it never corrodes. This material is biocompatible.

As they are executed by computer systems, zirconium based prostheses are highly precise.

Indications for Zirconia Crowns:

Zirconia against metal base restorations
Porcelain crown with zirconia substructure
Dental implants
Full zirconia restorations
Zirconia crowns and bridges.

Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and bridges are a fixed solution to missing or damaged teeth. This restorative procedure uses prosthetic devices to get back your smile to its natural state. A crown is used when the tooth structure is damaged or fractured. A bridge is used when one or more teeth are missing. A crown is basically a manufactured tooth. Crowns are an ideal restoration to protect teeth, which have been broken or weakened by decay, a very large filling or a root canal filling. It’s generally made of porcelain or ceramic that can be colour and texture-matched to your existing teeth. Often a metal crown will have porcelain bonded to the exterior to give it strength and a natural look.

A bridge is a prosthetic appliance that replaces missing teeth. Bridges are usually made of porcelain fused to metal in order to achieve both strength and a natural look. All teeth associated with the bridge are fused together as a unit. As with crowns, form, function and aesthetics are restored. Crowns and bridges are used to repair a number of different dental problems.

A crown can be used when a tooth is fractured or damaged, too much decay has weakened a tooth, a tooth is severely discoloured, a tooth is misshapen, a dental bridge needs an anchor. A bridge is used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. It is also a possible solution when dentures are unstable, uncomfortable or aesthetically displeasing.

The longevity of your crown or bridge is to practice good oral hygiene. A bridge can lose its support if the teeth or bone holding it in place are damaged by dental disease. Keep your gums and teeth healthy by Brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and flossing daily. Also, see your dentist regularly for checkups and professional cleanings.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants have changed the way missing teeth were replaced compared to earlier days. The practice of Implant dentistry involves expert planning, surgical placement and tooth restoration. A dental implant is actually a replacement for the root of the tooth which is secured in the jaw bone which later is used to place the missing tooth by means of crowns , bridges and dentures. They are made up of titanium which is strong, lightweight and biocompatible.

Who can have Dental Implants?

Anyone who has lost a tooth or teeth can have dental implants done. However certain conditions or systemic diseases like uncontrolled diabetes, arthritis and habits like chronic smoking can affect the implant success in the longterm.

How Are Dental Implants Placed?

Each case has to be evaluated by a team to assess and plan the placement dental implants taking into consideration the general medical condition, amount of bone available and the materials used to fabricate the final prosthesis on the implant. Placing dental implants requires a surgical procedure wherein channels are prepared in the preplanned sites in the bone into which the dental implant fixtures are fitted and left for a period ranging from 3 to 6 months so that they have an intimate contact with the bone following which they can be restored with a prosthesis to complete the process.

What are the options for Implant tooth Replacement?

The implant can be used to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth or replacement of a full arch when all the teeth are lost. The number and position or site of implant placement depends on case to case and has to be planned accordingly.

How to maintain dental implants?

It is important to practice good daily oral hygiene procedures like brushing, flossing and mouth gargles to control the formation of bacterial biofilm. A regular visit to the dentist is required at least once in 6 months to get an implant and the prosthesis evaluated and get the necessary treatment procedures done as suggested for the longterm success of the placed implants.

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Full mouth reconstruction refers to rebuilding and or replacing all of the teeth in a patient’s mouth. Full mouth reconstructions combine aesthetics with the science of restorative dentistry to improve the health, function, and beauty of the mouth.

Full mouth reconstruction may be indicated in the people whose teeth have been lost due to decay or trauma, whose teeth have been injured or fractured, whose teeth have become severely worn as a result of long-term acid erosion due to foods, beverages, acid reflux or tooth grinding,and also in the people who have ongoing complaints of jaw, muscle and headache pain requiring adjustments to the bite.

The examination process requires records of your mouth, such as X-rays and photographs, impressions of your upper and lower teeth, models of your teeth that are made from the impressions and a model of your bite. Your dentist may also refer you to specialists like periodontist, orthodontist,prosthodontist,oral surgeon for a consultation in order to develop a treatment plan that is best for you and to facilitate the best possible outcome.

The treatments can include crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures and dental implants that will provide not only a “smile makeover”, but improved chewing efficiency for the patient.

Conventional Braces

Any correction of misaligned teeth can be done using orthodontic braces. In Conventional braces, brackets and arch-wires are used to move the teeth into pre-planned position depending on the case. Each bracket is fixed to individual tooth and arch-wire is slotted into them. As the arch-wire is tightened using light force with elastic bands the teeth gradually move into the desired position.

Usually recommended for children above the age of 12 years, young adults and in a few cases older patients too. The brackets are made up of either metal or ceramic. Metal brackets are made of stainless steel which is visible in the mouth and also come in different colours. The ceramic brackets, on the other hand, are made of porcelain which blends with the colour of the teeth and more aesthetically pleasing.

The duration of treatment depends on case to case and severity of mal-alignment which can range from 12 to 24 months.

Invisible Braces

Invisible braces are the latest technology in the orthodontics dentistry. Enhancing self-esteem and physical confidence, invisible braces offer an esthetic and barely visible alternative to conventional wire or bracket braces. This is ideal for the people who want their teeth to be straightened but are conscious about their appearance and do not want wires to be shown from their teeth while undergoing the treatment. The option of invisible braces helps remove some of the stigma as well as discomfort in the people. This process can straighten crooked teeth without the use of metal, ceramic, wires or any lingual brackets. Invisible braces are often used as an option instead of traditional metal braces.

Invisible braces can be used to treat the following conditions: Overbite or overjet, Crowded or widely spaced teeth and Crooked teeth. These braces work just like the conventional ones and correct irregular or protruding teeth.

Everybody wants a great smile, but a lot of us need help getting there. More and more people are having success with clear orthodontic devices like invisible braces. People who are running short of time can go for this invisible braces process. This treatment is painless.

Regular appointments with your orthodontist are highly recommended. Your clear aligners must be well looked after. You should always remember to remove them before eating or drinking anything other than water. Also, brush your teeth after every meal so that you avoid staining your invisible braces.

Smile Design treatment is a cosmetic treatment which focuses on improving the appearance of your smile through certain procedures such as dental veneers, teeth whitening, composite bonding and tooth implant which improves the aesthetics of a smile. People suffering from dental problems like decayed teeth, bacterial plaque and calculus, stains , tooth loosening, cracked tooth, missing tooth, non-aligned teeth, overlapping teeth, people who have gaps in between teeth go for this treatment.

The discoloured or stained tooth may make you look aged and dull, where a well-shaped bright set of teeth gives you a perfect smile. Non aligned teeth, overlapping teeth and spacing in between teeth can be evenly aligned with the help of improved veneers in smile designing treatment. Tooth implantation can be done in case of the missing tooth which makes your smile confident. The orthodontist or cosmetic surgeon would examine if your teeth are in correct proportion and provide you with the required treatment. Smile Designing treatment not only focuses on your teeth but also makes your lips and cheeks look good so that you get a perfect smile and a flawless makeover look.

Lasers are extremely focused light beams which alter or remove tissue in small amounts. There are two types of lasers in dentistry, hard tissue and soft tissue lasers. Dentists use lasers in various procedures involving inside of the mouth to remove overgrown tissue, to reshape gums, or to whiten the teeth. Hard tissue lasers are used in the shaping of teeth for composite bonding, removal of small amounts of tooth structure and the repair of certain worn down dental fillings.

Soft tissue lasers penetrate soft tissue, sealing blood vessels and nerve endings. Soft tissue lasers allow tissues to heal faster. They can also treat gum diseases or periodontal diseases. The appearance of a gummy smile can also be improved by the use of the laser. For this reason, cosmetic dental practices are incorporating the use of soft tissue lasers for gingival sculpting procedures.

Dentures are artificial teeth and gums that are fabricated by impressions and another measurement in the oral cavity so as to replace missing teeth and help the patient in chewing, speaking and maintain the facial appearance. Dentures can be either partial or complete depending on the missing teeth.

Dentures are usually of removable types but with latest techniques available they can be either semi-fixed or totally fixed using implants. Minimum of two implants are required to support complete dentures and it is called as implant-supported over denture. If good amount of bone is available 4 to 6 implants can be placed to give a complete fixed denture.

Partial dentures replace few missing teeth and are made up of either acrylic or a combination of acrylic and metal which are called cast partial dentures.

Oral surgery is a branch of dentistry which deals with diagnosis and treatment planning of oral conditions requiring surgical intervention. The procedures under oral surgery are tooth extractions which may be because of tooth decay, root fractures, trauma, primary teeth which fail to fall out and wisdom teeth which do not erupt into normal alignment and in few orthodontic cases which may require intentional removal of the tooth to create space for movement of teeth.


A Dental Cusp (pronounced as KASP) is a elevation or prominence on the tooth surface which helps in cutting, biting and chewing.

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