Tooth sensitivity

Definition Dentin hypersensitivity which is also known as tooth sensitivity – affects exposed root surfaces or tooth. Generally, when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or the occurrence of gum recession leads to exposing of the underlying surface, the dentin results in tooth sensitivity as the enamel that protects the tooth and root…

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Plaque and Tartar

Definition The colorless, sticky film of bacteria that is formed constantly on your teeth and along the gum lines is known as plaque. It contains bacteria that can cause cavities and gum disease. If not removed by flossing or brushing it can harden into tartar also called as calculus, which is the hardened film attached…

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Why do you have to visit a dentist once in 6 months?

Why do you have to visit a dentist once in 6 months? Have you ever wondered why your dentist recommends you to visit him/her for a routine check-up once in six months? And how many of us do visit the dentist without any perceived problem? And why do we resist going to the dentist? Some…

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