In addition to the bleaching property, a hydrogen peroxide toothpaste helps to remove the plaque, cleans the teeth, prevents the formation of cavities and keep the teeth fresh.Read More
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A teeth whitening light comes in the form of a blue light emitting diode (LED) or laser which emits ultraviolet rays.
These lights have a wavelength of around 480 nm and 520 nm and are used in conjunction with the teeth whitening gel to enhance the process of stain removal and lightening of the shade.
Orthodontic headgear is an orthopedic appliance which is used to monitor and control the growth of facial structures especially in children between the age of 7-11 years. Also, it corrects any skeletal malocclusions that may be present.Read More
You have an option to choose between manual and electronic toothbrush. But still, there are certain features which are common between these two choices. These features are the design of toothbrush, efficiency, biocompatibility, ADA seal, etc.Read More
Fake braces, also known as ‘DIY Braces,’ look similar to orthodontic braces. They include rubber bands, brackets, and pins. Nowadays, fake braces are used as a fashion statement. Teens relate an orthodontic treatment with someone’s economic status and hence, they are getting attracted to cheap fake braces.Read More
Unfortunately, alone strawberries cannot whiten your teeth. You need to mix it with baking soda to achieve brighter teeth. These days, it has become easy to bleach your teeth at home with the help of various home-based methods.Read More
Custom whitening is the bleaching procedure that can be performed at home. It works best for the discoloration of the tooth caused due to extrinsic factors. Custom whitening is also useful for the fluorosis. The dentist ensures the fit of thin plastic customized impression trays. The custom whitening trays are meant to fit like a glove to your teeth so that the whitening agent distributes evenly around teeth.Read More
Do braces hurt? If you have this question in your mind then the answer is ‘Yes’. Braces do hurt especially if you are a new wearer or when a dentist activates the wires which cause more pressure leading to pain.Read More
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.Read More
It requires proper brushing and flossing to keep teeth clean while braces are present in the mouth. Food particles easily get tapped in braces and without proper cleaning, the gums become inflamed and get swollen.Read More
Tooth enamel contains microscopic pits and ridges that can accumulate particles of food and drink and forms an extrinsic stain. Coffee contains ingredients called tannins that cause color particles to stick to the teeth. Over time, they leave an unwanted yellow stain.Read More