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Dental cements are group materials that have a wide range of application in dentistry. Common uses of dental cements include insulation and cementing of fixed prosthodontic appliances such as a crown or dental bridge, cavity linings to provide pulpal protection, temporary restoration of teeth.
Surgical tooth extraction is a procedure in which surgical access is required to remove a tooth completely. This procedure is required for the tooth that is not visible in the mouth, such as impacted teeth, or the tooth which has broken off.
Dull, throbbing pain on one or both side of your face around your mouth is generally due to problems related to teeth, such as a toothache, dental caries, or abscess. Contact your dentist, if you experience this type of pain. Pain related to sinusitis can be felt on the cheekbone and under the eye.
Damon braces are self-ligating orthodontic appliances which are named after the doctor who invented them. They work in the same way as traditional metal braces. But Damon braces work with a slide mechanism that attaches wires to brackets to move naturally with the teeth as they correctly align.
Usually, you have to be extra careful during the first two to three weeks after dental filling. Avoid eating foods that are hard, crunchy, chewy, and sticky. Also, avoid too much hot or cold food. You have to bite gently and chew slowly. Try to eat with your mouth closed.
An avulsed permanent tooth is considered one of the few real emergency situations in dentistry. When a tooth is knocked out during an accident, the nerves, blood vessels, and supporting tissues undergo permanent damage and can't be repaired.