What is a Diastema and How do I Treat It?
A diastema is an area of extra space between two or more teeth. Read on to learn about the best treatment options to close that gap. View ArticleView More >
What to do in case of a dislocated Temporomandibular joint (TMJ)?
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located just in front of the lower part of the ear, allows the lower jaw to move. It is a ball-and-socket joint, just like the hip or shoulder. When the mouth opens wide, the ball (called the condyle) comes out of the socket and moves forward, going back into place whenView More >
Benefits of Mouth Guards
A mouth guard is a soft plastic or laminate device used in sports to prevent oral injuries to the teeth, mouth, cheeks, tongue and jaw. Read on to learn in depth the advatages of using Mouth Guards. View ArticleView More >
Why your child may need a space maintainer
Children may need space maintainers if they lose a tooth early or have a baby (primary) tooth extracted due to dental decay. If either is the case, it is important to know the benefits of using a space maintainer and how it can help support your child’s dental health. View ArticleView More >
Gingival Flap Surgery
Gum disease (periodontitis) can be treated effectively by Gingival flap surgery. Learn more about what this surgery is, how it is conducted, the preperation and post surgical care required and finally, the risks involved. View ArticleView More >
Enhance your smile through orthodontics
Gone are the days when braces were large metal bands enclosed and cemented around each tooth. Orthodontic treatments have seen tremendous progress in these recent years. Today, bringing teeth into alignment has become convenient and comfortable with a lot more alternative techniques to choose from. View ArticleView More >
Apicoectomy (Root End Resection)
An apicoectomy may be needed when an infection develops or persists after root canal treatment or retreatment. The procedure takes between 30 to 90 minutes, depending on the location of the tooth and the complexity of the root structure. If you are suffering from pain or swelling from a tooth post root canal treatment, you must contact your dentist immediately for consultation regarding apicoectomy. View ArticleView More >