What is Gingivoplasty

Posted on : 28-02-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dental Implants, Dentist and Dentistry, Oral Health

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Gingivectomy is the removal of gum tissue (gingiva) by surgery. Gingivoplasty is a type of gum surgery used to reshape healthy gum tissue around teeth. Periodontists typically perform both types of surgery. These dentists specialize in treating gums and the other structures that support teeth. This procedure is typically carried out by a periodontist. Gingivoplasties are carried out to remove excess gum tissue which can interfere with oral health.

Foods that Whiten Teeths Naturally

Posted on : 21-02-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry, Tooth Whitening

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White teeth are important especially in the face to face conversation. People will compliment you on your smile. Ugly yellow teeth will give bad impression from your audience.There are certain foods that whiten teeth. The process is gradual and subtle, but if you consistently use them on your teeth you will notice a difference over the course of several months. While you do this, it is important to avoid things that stain your teeth.

Early Childhood Caries

Posted on : 13-02-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Healthy Food, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Early childhood caries (ECC), also known as baby bottle tooth decay (BBTD) is a preventable infectious disease caused by certain types of bacteria (bugs) that live in your mouth. Bacteria stick to the film on your teeth called plaque. The bacteria feed on what you eat especially sugars and cooked starch (bread, potatoes, rice, pasta, etc.).

Foods that Cause Tooth Decay In Children

Posted on : 06-02-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Healthy Food, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Many different types of food can cause tooth decay in children, not just candy. Foods that are high in carbohydrates, as well as some fruits, juices and sodas, peanut butter, crackers and potato chips are culprits. Factors that cause tooth decay include the frequency in which the foods are eaten and the time they remain as particles in the mouth.