Pregnancy and Oral Health
Pregnancy affects every aspect of your life, your diet, your life-style, your health and much more! During pregnancy, you need to pay special attention to your oral health not only for your own sake but also for your growing baby. You are going to be more prone to dental problems! One of the main concerns with expecting mothers is pregnancy gingivitis. Around 40% of pregnant women would have gum disease or gingivitis. Due to raised level of hormones during pregnancy, you will be more prone to dental issues, plaque accumulation and bleeding or swelling gum. Some […]
Get Screened For Oral Cancer
Usually when you go to the dentist, it is because you have dental pain, you want teeth whitening or dental cleaning and scaling. We want to emphasize in this blog how important it is to have twice yearly check-up at the dentist. Yes, your dentist will make sure you do not have any cavities, but what is more important is how regular dental visits can actually save your life! What to keep in mind about Oral Cancer : You might think oral cancers are rare but let’s look at some statistics: approximately 132 individuals are diagnosed […]
Common Misconceptions About Gum Disease
We believe if our patients have more information about dental health problems they will be able to better avoid them. Periodontal diseases are illness of gum and bone. We always warn patients about risks that accompany periodontal disease, such as : Bad breath loss of teeth systemic disease You shall be aware that there are also many common misconceptions about gum disease.To help you understand better, we’ve decided to bust some myths today! 1.Bleeding gum is normal and happens to everyone This is not true, bleeding gums are the first sign of gum disease and if […]
There is a battle in your mouth
EVERY DAY INSIDE YOUR MOUTH, there is a big battle of good versus bad being waged over the ultimate irreplaceable : your natural teeth! And yes!! only YOU can protect them from the destructive forces that are going to harm them. Your teeth are your best assets, irreplaceable and pretty painful when in harm, so take care of them! How to take care of them is easy and we all have hears it : Floss Brush See your dentist every 6 months for a check up and probably scaling and cleaning The Good Guys And The Bad Guys Dental enamel […]
Root canal treatments and what to know about them
Decays can happen due to several reasons: Over consumption of sugary food or drinks Poor oral hygiene Not flossing over consumption of fizzy drinks Deep grooves on teeth that have not been sealed When there is a cavity (decay) in one of your teeth, it means restricted infection on that tooth that can get bigger by feeding from the food you consume or the tooth structure itself. the decay is basically a gathering of germs and bacteria eating through your tooth. The first step would be to fill the cavity not to let it […]
Home care after having a tooth extraction.
Sometimes the extraction of a tooth is unavoidable. The reason to extract a tooth can be simply that it is so badly decayed that there is no use to it anymore you might have the option to do a Root canal treatment though, if not you will be left with one option only , that is to remove the tooth and replace the empty spot with Dentures, Bridges or Implants . Gorgeous Smiles want to share with you what we recommend to all our patients about the healing process. Right after the surgery: Bite on the gauze for at […]
10 Easy Oral Hygiene tips to save your smile
Change your Oral Hygiene Habits with these 10 easy tricks!
Why We Love Teeth (And You Should, Too!)
Your teeth are your best assets, the way you smile is a factor of how people enjoy the first impression you have on them. It can help a middle age woman to get more confident in her own skin or a grandmother to be able to enjoy her time with her grandchildren. It can help you find your dream job or dream partner in life. Your smile can change your whole life, all the examples above are from our own patients. The story of how Steve found a new job right after we gave him a smile make […]
5 tricks to stop the “Bleeding Gum”.
It is good to know that bleeding gum or Gingivitis has 3 stages: 1-Mild 2-Moderate 3-Severe At some point Gingivitis becomes irreversible and starts attacking the bone and ligaments around the teeth.Your bone starts getting resorbed and less bone left around the teeth less stable the teeth would be. Your teeth will start falling out, bleeding and shrinking gum,Infection around the teeth that will cause bad breath can affect the quality of life. 1.use a mouthwash Mouthwash shall be used not in conjugation with brushing your teeth, otherwise it wont be as effective. If you brush […]
Which one is the choice for me Teeth Whitening or Ceramic Veneer?
Have you been wondering if you should whiten your teeth or not? Have you always wanted the perfect pearly Hollywood smile but you are not sure which one to choose? Are you wondering about the effects of Teeth Whitening Vs Veneers? The advantages of Veneers over Teeth Whitening : Veneers are permanently white, although using the term permanent is not really correct but they are until they need to be changed. Veneers life time on average would be 7-10 years and usually much much longer while Teeth Whitening lasts 1-3 years. With Ceramic Veneers you choose the colour […]