Dr Baani Adhvaryu
Baani has done BDS. She enjoys reading in her free time. Her weak spots are quirky stationery and witty puns. She is currently interning as a dentist and plans to pursue a career in the research-oriented domain of public health.
Apart from conventional painkillers, you can also go for several wisdom tooth pain relief options such as clove oil, ice pack, salt water gargle, toothpaste with baking soda, etc. Sometimes, you may have to get your wisdom tooth extracted to get relief from continuous pain.
Dry mouth or Xerostomia is a condition where there is a decrease in saliva formation. Causes are salivary gland disorders, systemic disease, radiotherapy, etc. Common treatment options are leaving bad habit like smoking, medications or possible surgery for treating obstruction in salivary gland, saliva stimulants, etc.
Have a chipped tooth, know how to fix a chipped tooth. Veneers, crowns, and Composite bonding are treatment options for chipped tooth
Whenever you talk about tooth implant vs bridge, you tend to get confused between the choice. Both implants and bridges have their own set of advantages and disadvantages. But dental implants are fast gaining popularity over dental bridges due to their long-lasting nature and appearance.
Burning tongue results when you accidentally or out of haste drink very hot beverage such as coffee or tea. Typically, a burnt tongue will exhibit the same clinical features as that of a regular burn. Best home remedies for burning tongue includes Aloe vera juice, honey, cold application, rinsing, yogurt, sugar, etc.
Orthodontic braces are a small setup, made up of wires, brackets, etc., which are attached to teeth for correcting malalignment and crowding. Types of braces are metal brackets, ceramic brackets, Invisalign, and self-ligating braces. Also, you may have to go through some procedures, such as cleaning of teeth, fluoride therapy, removal of cavities, etc., before going for orthodontic treatment.