Portfolio Category: Pathology

Bonding

Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a single visit. Bonding is often performed in order to…
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Gum Disease

Gingivitis is the medical term for early gum disease, or periodontal disease. In general, gum disease can be caused by long-term exposure to plaque, the sticky but colourless film on teeth that forms after eating or sleeping. Origin of gum disease Gum disease originates in…
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How to Relieve Toothaches ?

How to Relieve Toothaches ? Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing…
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Cavities and Tooth Decay

What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is caused by a variety of things; in medical terms, cavities are called caries, which are caused by long-term destructive forces acting on tooth structures such as enamel and the tooth's inner dentin material. These destructive forces include frequent…
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Bad Breath (Halitosis)

What causes bad breath? Bad breath is caused by a variety of factors. In most cases, it is caused by food remaining in the mouth - on the teeth, tongue, gums, and other structures, collecting bacteria. Dead and dying bacterial cells release a sulfur compound…
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What is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon?

So what's does an oral and maxillofacial surgeon do ? An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist who has been specially trained to handle oral surgery as well as surgery of the face and jaw. They work with patients who require surgery such as…
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