Pseudo orthodontists or Fake Orthodontist…

What are Pseudo orthodontists or Fake orthodontists ? Pseudo orthodontists are practicing dentist who don’t have any legitimate M.D.S degree in orthodontics but practice orthodontics. What are the dangers posed by such practitioners ? As the field of orthodontia highly technique sensitive, vast and divergent it needs high degree of skill and knowledge to predict […]

Malocclusion of teeth or Misaligned teeth

Malocclusion means the teeth are not aligned properly. Causes Occlusion refers to the alignment of teeth and the way that the upper and lower teeth fit together (bite). The upper teeth should fit slightly over the lower teeth. The points of the molars should fit the grooves of the opposite molar. The upper teeth keep […]

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement dental aesthetics in color, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance. Types Cosmetic dentistry may involve: 1) Addition of a […]

Know about Root Canal Treatment

Endodontic therapy or root canal therapy is a sequence during which the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. Afterwards, the tooth is restored with a crown or filling for protection. Advantage of root canal therapy : 1) Efficient chewing […]

What is orthodontics ?

Orthodontics is a dental science which deals with correction or irregular teeth and jaws. Dentist specialized in orthodontics is called as a orthodontist. Different treatment modalities achieved through orthodontics are : Crowding in teeth Spacing in teeth Excessive deep bite Open bite Prognathic jaw Retrognathic jaw What may be the consequences of not treating a […]