FAQ - Tooth Essentials

Frequently Asked Questions

What is dentistry?

It is the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disorders, conditions and some kind of diseases of the teeth, gum and mouth. It is necessary to get complete oral health checkup otherwise it may impact on your entire body health. What is dentist? To diagnose, treat and prevent any kind of oral health problems the specialist are required which are known as dentist. They treat for RCT (Root Canal Treatment),

  • Wisdom tooth extraction,
  • Teeth whitening,
  • Crowns,
  • Capping and Bridges,
  • Teeth alignment,
  • Dental implants,
  • Cure gum disease

What are symptoms of wisdom teeth?

When there is pain in the jaw, tenderness, swelling around gums with discharge if an abscess or infection is present sometime you can see it poking through the gum behind your second molar. It happens where some patients don’t have any visible or noticeable symptoms of wisdom teeth pain.

I have fine teeth. Why should i visit dentist?

Even if you have fine teeth, but still it is important to visit your dentist regularly as you never know when the problem can arise without any symptoms. Your smile is important and prfessional advise from dentist can keep it intact.

Is it necessary to remove wisdom teeth?

It is recommended to remove them to avoid damaging the surrounding teeth, if impacting or causing crowding in your mouth or if they grow incorrectly positioned not functioning properly.

How the wisdom teeth is taken out and what is recovery period?

The procedure is carried out by numbing the area using local anesthetia and it takes usually 7-10 days time to get fully recovered also depend upon patients health condition. Anesthetia last about 8-10 hours to give patient relief from pain.

How do we get stain on teeth and is it possible to remove those stains?

Teeth stain happens due to unhealthy eating habits where color molecules stick to the plaque, tartar, and the surface of our teeth. Yes it is possible to remove those stain with the help of bleach procedure.

What is the cost of teeth whitening?

It totally depends on the procedure and services you desire. The stain and teeth condition is checked throroughly before carrying out the procedure.

What type of toothbrush and toothpaste should I use?

Use toothbrushes with soft bristles. Medium and firm toothbrushes can damage teeth and gums. Use soft pressure, for 2 minutes, twice a day. Both powered and manual toothbrushes clean teeth well. Manual brushes with mixed bristle heights or angled bristles clean better than those with all flat, even if it is bristles toothbrushe. Powered toothbrushes may be easier if you have trouble using your hands.

Does a rinse or mouthwash help?

Mouthwashes with regular brushing and flossing may help in cavity protection, sensitivity, and fresh breath, but ask dentis for proper guidance. Some people need twice-daily rinses for gum health or alcohol-free washes for dry mouth. Kids below 6-8 years should not use mouthwash to avoid the chance of them swallowing it.

What are early signs of dental trouble?

Visit a dentist if you have any of these issues or see your child having trouble chewing or complaining of soreness: Mouth sores, Jaw pain, Redness, Swollen face or gums, Tooth sensitivity, Broken teeth, Dry mouth, Bleeding gums, Bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth

Are dental X-rays safe and needed?

Medical and dental experts study the use of X-rays and set limits for their safety. Your dentist should take as few as possible. Sometimes dentists may recommend X-rays to diagnose a special problem. Advancements in technology means today’s digital X-rays release much less radiation and are safer than in the past.

Is it healthy to floss every day?

Yes! Flossing everyday can be an important part of oral health. By flossing daily, you can remove plaque from the areas between your teeth where the toothbrush can’t reach. Flossing also helps prevent gum disease and cavities.