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Braces help you to set the teeth in their correct position and retainers do the work of keeping the teeth in their corrective position permanently. There are different types of retainers such as removable and fixed retainers. They are further categorized into sub types as clip-on retainer, wrap around retainer, etc.
TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint disorder is characterized by mild pain in the jaw and the muscles involved in its movement. It is often not serious and last for a short period. In some case, TMJ disorder becomes severe and long-lasting. TMJ disorders can also be self-cured by including following exercises in daily life.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of gingiva. It is characterized by redness, swelling, and pain in the gums. The primary cause of gingivitis is poor oral hygiene due to which accumulation of food particles around the teeth turns into plaque.
These are strips made of a flexible disposable plastic material which is coated with a thin layer of whitening gel. This whitening gel usually composed of hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. You have to place these whitening strips on the surface of your teeth.
Apart from visiting a dentist, do you know how to remove plaque from teeth at home? You can follow several natural plaque removal techniques such as coconut oil pulling, rubbing teeth with orange peel or aloe vera, chewing sesame seeds, etc.
Gingival or gum tissue exaggeratedly response towards the high level of hormones especially estrogen and testosterone. Home remedies for swollen gums are salt water gargle, lemon juice gargle, and application of clove oil, turmeric, ginger, aloe vera, etc. directly on the affected area.