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Full Mouth Rehabilitation
What is a Full Mouth Rehabilitation?
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation refers to the set of procedures done in to repair missing teeth, repair damaged teeth, correct improperly seated jaw joints and faulty bites, address jawbone and gum damage, replace worn-out dental work, and, in some cases, treat diseases of the mouth.

What all surgeries are a part of Full Mouth Rehabilitation?
  • Restorative dental treatments
  • Implant dentistry
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Neuromuscular dentistry/TMD treatment
  • Bruxism treatments
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral surgery
  • Periodontal treatments
Ceramic Veneers
What is Veneering?

Veneers are customized thin shells, made to act as a barrier by fitting exactly in front if the tooth. The surgery results in a very strong and resilient tooth.

Dental Cleanings and Check Ups are Extremely Important

Going to the dentist for regular check ups & cleanings is one of the most important factors in maintaining good oral health. Regular check ups can prevent cavities, root canals, gum disease, oral cancer, and other dental conditions. Don't wait until you have a problem before you see your dentist, help prevent problems before they happen.

What are Veneers used for?

Veneers can be used for Closing spaces, restoring broken teeth or even corrected unevenly sized teeth.

What is the procedure of getting a Veneer?
  • Trimming of the affected tooth by the dentist in order to make appropriate space for fitting the laminates
  • Obtaining a rubber impression of the teeth, so that the technician can make a replica model of the teeth.
  • Placement of bonded veneers by the dentist
  • Neuromuscular dentistry/TMD treatment
Lip Repositioning
Who needs to go through a Lip Repositioning Surgery?
  • It is a surgery required by the people who have a gummy smile. In a normal smile the length of gum should be not visible by more than 1-2 mm’s. It is considered to be unattractive if the visibility is of more than 4 mm’s.

What is the procedure of a Lip Repositioning Surgery?

Lip repositioning is a simple surgical procedure to treat 'gummy smile'. The procedure restricts the muscle pull of the elevator lip muscles thereby reducing the gingival display while smiling. This procedure is safe and predictable with minimal risk or side effects. This case report describes the successful treatment of excessive gingival display using surgical lip repositioning procedure which can be used as an alternative treatment modality for treatment of excessive gingival display.

Maxillofacial Prosthesis
What is Maxillofacial Prosthesis?

Maxillofacial prosthesis is a process which deals with hereditary defects of the head and neck. Maxillofacial prosthesis amalgamates parts of multiple disciplines including head and neck oncology, congenital malformation, plastic surgery, speech, and other related disciplines. It is widely recognised as the speciality in the dental industry, as it is a very difficult surgery to go through as it involves a lot of detailing. It is often considered as a path between dentistry and medicine.

Periodontal Surgery
What is a Periodontal Surgery?

Periodontal surgery is a plastic (reshaping) surgical procedure designed to restore the tooth to its normal form from the damaged periodontal structures which support the teeth (the gum tissue, periodontal ligament and bone)

When is it conducted?

It is generally conducted when a patient is suffering from gum and gum related issues like gingivitis.

How are they classified?
  • Non Surgical Treatments like Scaling and Root Planing.
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Laser Treatment
  • Dental Implants
  • Plastic Surgery Methods
  • Crown Adjustments
  • Pocket Reduction Methods
Gum Treatment
How does a gum disease develops?

It can develop due to bad oral hygiene, dietary habits, diabetes or use of oral contraceptives..

Is Gum Surgery painful?

No, with the advent of modern technology and the usage of local anaesthesia, the process has become relatively pain free.

When does gum surgery become necessary?

When the decayed area becomes deep, which results in bone loss.

Dentures
How expensive are the dentures?

It can vary from what kind of dentures are prescribed for the patient.

What are dentures?

Dentures are generally of two types: Complete Dentures, for the full set of teeth and Partial Dentures, which replace a few teeth. Dentures are false teeth that might be fixed or removable in nature. Tooth replacement is prescribed when the roots of the tooth become irreparable and the tooth must be removed.

Orthodontic Treatment
What is Orthodontic Treatment?

: It is a form of treatment where the dentist treats improperly positioned jaw and teeth. Teeth which are not placed properly have a high risk of being lost early due to decay, as it is difficult to clean these types of teeth.

How is it done?

Orthodontic instruments work by applying pressure on the jaws. Currently, there are a lot of instruments, both removable and fixed, which are used to help move teeth, retrain muscles and affect the growth of the jaws.

What are the types of Orthodontic Treatment instruments?

There are primarily three types of orthodontic instruments: Active, Passive and Functional, which are all either fixed or removable

Bleaching of Teeth
What is Bleaching?

Bleaching or Tooth Whitening lightens the colour of teeth and removes stains and tartar from the teeth. It is one of the most prevalent dental procedures followed these days.

How do stains come in the teeth?

The most common reasons for yellowness in teeth are consumption of tobacco, drinking dark coloured drinks like cola, coffee etc.

How is bleaching done?

Removal of stains from teeth is done by the process of oxidation. Along with the teeth, the bleaching process also helps the gums due to the whitening effect of the gums. One thing which should be kept in mind is that bleaching does not change the colour of crowns and fillings. During the process of Whitening, the crowns and fillings will go through lighter shade restoration.

Dental Jewellery
What is a Dental Jewellery process?

The process of fixing teeth jewellery is very easy and does not take more than 15 minutes. There is no drilling involved, so there are no side effects to the tooth. It can be easily removed without any damage to the tooth structure.

What is the procedure of getting a dental jewellery fixed?
  • Cleaning of tooth with a fluoride-free polishing paste.
  • Carve tooth with 37% orthophosphoric acid for about 20-30 seconds to increase the surface area for bonding.
  • Light curing bonding agent is applied and is left for 20 seconds.
  • Apply a small amount of flow composite to the surface of the tooth.
  • Use a jewel handler to easily pick up the jewel. Press it into the centre of the composite. - Now you may adjust the jewel while etting the patient check the desired positioning in the mirror.
  • Take the light-curing lamp and start curing the composite from the top for about 60 seconds. - The total time for jewel to set into the composite is 20 sec.
  • Do not touch the jewel with your fingers once it’s removed from the case. To guarantee maximum adhesiveness, it is essential to avoid skin contact with the special coating on the backside of the jewel.
  • It takes about 4 minutes to safely affix the jewel.
Smile Designing
What is Digital Smile Designing?

Digital Smile Designing is a process by which the smile of a patient can be revamped without much of trouble. Firstly, the smile is evaluated and a perfect design is made for the patient. After this, steps like Making a Treatment Plan, Preparation of teeth and Fabrication of temporary crowns and other steps take place. A preview of the desired final outcome is shown to the patients

Why is it designed?

This treatment is designed especially for people who are self conscious about their smile or have stained, broken or unsymmetrical teeth.

3. What is the procedure of getting a Smile revamp?
  • The smile is evaluated and a perfect alignment design is made for the patient.
  • Modelling of the treatment plan.
  • Choosing the preferred material for veneers and crowns
  • Making of teeth and fabrication of temporary crowns.
  • Registration of bite and impression saving.
  • Lab work to fabricate final crowns/veneers.
  • Attachment of final veneers/crown.
  • Bite adjustments.
Am I the right candidate for cosmetic dental treatment?

You will know in a matter of seconds by answering this simple test.

If your answer to any of the questions below is "yes" then you should get a cosmetic evaluation done by us at Oracare dental centre.

  • Are you under confident about your smile?
  • Don't you sometimes wish your smile was as pretty as those models?
  • Don't you wish you had whiter teeth?
  • Are any of your teeth stained or discolored?
  • Are any of your teeth crowded, overlapping or crooked?
  • Do you have missing teeth or gaps between teeth?
  • Do your teeth look uneven due to chips, fractures or rough edges?
  • Do your teeth look out of proportion because they are uneven in length?
  • Are your gums too visible when you smile?
  • Do your gums look red, swollen, receding or bleeding
What can you do to improve the appearance of my smile?

Well, we'd like to start by evaluating your oral health, existing smile, and discussing your idea of a spectacular smile. As an experienced cosmetic dentist, Dr. Jensen may suggest porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, replacement teeth, and replacing metal dental work with aesthetic restorations. However, your smile makeover may benefit from some artistic bonding and reshaping or Zoom! Whitening. Maybe Invisalign clear braces give you the straight smile makeover you always wanted. Call to schedule a cosmetic dentistry consultation with Dr. Aakash, and together, we'll determine the best road to your ideal smile.

Why Change Your Smile?
If you are happy with it, don't if not ask the following questions?
  • 1. Do you have any stained or discoloured teeth or fillings?
  • 2. Are any of your teeth crowded, overlapping, or crooked?
  • 3. Are your gums red, swollen, receded, or bleeding?
  • 4. Are you missing any teeth or do you have large gaps between any of your teeth?
  • 5. Do any of your teeth have uneven shapes due to chips, fractures, or rough edges?
  • 6. Do your teeth seem out of proportion because they are uneven in length?

If you answer yes to any of the above questions you are not self confident about youself and can seek our assistance.

Am I A Candidate For Smile Designing Procedure?

No doubt all of us are living in a beauty conscious society. Irrespective of the gender the pleasing personality is an important factor, which determines success in ones professional and social life. A beautiful charming smile can bring more friends and fortunes in life. A healthy and beautiful set of natural teeth definitely contributes to your personality, confidence and charm to a greater extend. Oracare dental centre provides individual attention and care to improve your facial profile and making you smile with the help of innovative equipments, materials and experts in this field.

Factors That Influence The Smile Design Are?

Your facial shape. For example, a long face may need to accentuate width to appear more oval. Someone with attractive features in the center of the face may need bold central incisors to draw attention to that center.

Your image aspirations. How do you want to appear to others? A sophisticated smile gives the appearance of more intelligence, maturity and judgement. A sexy smile gives the appearance of more warmth, energy and boldness.

Your age, or how old you want to appear. Longer central incisors make you appear younger. Also, whiter teeth make you appear younger. Conversely, a flatter smile or a more subdued color to the teeth make you appear more mature.

Will my treatment hurt?

Patient's comfort is one of our top goals at Diamond Smile Design. In addition to take care we make sure that each patient is comfortable while receiving treatment, we are prepared to take additional measures for patients who suffer from varying levels of dental phobia. Sedation methods are available to allow patients to sleep through their treatments.

Tooth Extraction
What is tooth extraction?

Tooth extraction is the process of removal of tooth from its socket in the bone. A tooth extraction is prescribed generally when it is not feasible to repair the damaged tooth.

When is this process required?
  • Repairing the damaging tooth is not considered feasible.
  • Root Canal Surgery cannot be performed due to inappropriate condition
  • Imperfect alignment becomes a barrier for Orthodontic treatment.
What is the procedure of extracting a tooth?
  • The tooth is extracted after giving local anaesthesia to the patient. A dental tool named ‘Elevator’ is used to widen the gaps between teeth
  • The tooth can be taken out with the help of forceps, once it becomes sufficiently loose
  • An oral surgeon is consulted, if the extraction process becomes strenuous.
Root Canal Treatment
Is the Root Canal Treatment painful?

Not really. With the advent of modern technology and the usage of local anaesthesia, the process has become relatively pain free. Generally, painkillers are prescribed for the discomfort goes through for a few days after the treatment.

Will My Tooth Discolor After Root Canal Treatment?

No, with all the new materials and modern technology used during the procedure, your tooth should not discolor after the treatment. If you have a tooth that has had a root canal and it has discolored, it is best to have your dentist take a look. It may be that germs (bacteria) have penetrated underneath the old filling, and it is time for a new one.

Will my tooth get discoloured after a Root Canal Treatment?

No, with the help of latest technology, the tooth does not get discoloured after going through a Root Canal Treatment.

What is a Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal treatment (also known as Endodontic Therapy) is a process of treatment for the infected pulp of a tooth which results in the removal of infection and it further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. This treatment is required when an injury or a large cavity harms the tooth's root and the root becomes infected. Root canal treatment involves the removal of these microbial structures, the subsequent shaping, polishing, an purification of the hollows with small files and irrigating solutions, and the filling of the purified canals with an inert filling.

How does the damaged pulp become infected?

Due to bacterial contamination, as bacteria enters to the pulp due to a broken tooth or a gap between a tooth and the gum.

What is a Root Canal?

ROOT CANAL is a "lay persons" term for endodontic therapy or root canal therapy. Root canal therapy is necessary when the nerve inside the tooth becomes irreversibly damaged or infected. This is usually due to the entry of bacteria into the center most part of the tooth called the dental pulp ("nerve"). Root canal therapy involves the removal of the entire nerve system, as well as cleaning, shaping and filling 3-dimensionally the canal system with gutta-percha and a dental sealer.

How does the damaged pulp become infected?

Due to bacterial contamination, as bacteria enters to the pulp due to a broken tooth or a gap between a tooth and the gum.

What is Endodontics?

: Branch of dentistry that deals with the cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the human dental pulp and its surrounding tissues.

What are the consequences of not going through a Root Canal Treatment?

It can cause severe pain and the infection might just spread to other parts of the mouth and cause swelling or other complications

Any advice for a good dental health?

Change your toothbrush in every 3 months and regularly floss your teeth.

Dental Implants
What are dental implants?

: A dental implant is a surgical procedure in which the bone of the jaw or skull is used to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture or to act as an orthodontic anchor. The time taken on a dental implant varies from person to person.

How long is the process?

It is a long process and generally it takes around 9 months for the procedure to fully complete

What is its procedure?
  • Surgical operation to anchor the implant.
  • An already attached post, can provide support to the Dental Implants in some cases.
  • Placement of the implants
  • Placement of Crowns.
  • The treatment tenure can vary as it is a very long process but it is generally done and dusted within 9 months from the date of the first appointment.
How painful is the dental implant procedure?

This procedure, as any other oral surgical procedure, has some associated pain. However, many dental implant patients comment that they were surprised at how minimal the pain and discomfort of their procedure were, especially when performed under IV sedation. Once the implants are placed, your new teeth are fixed to the implants, and do not rest on your gums, thus avoiding aggravation to the surgical site. This can mean less pain than traditional dentures or other treatment approaches, and shorter duration of discomfort.

Is a dental implant right for you?

Today, there are several dental treatment options for restoring teeth damage due to periodontal disease, an injury or lost teeth : dentures, bridges, partials and now dental implants. Each treatment has various advantages and disadvantages. Dental implants surgery may help improve your appearance, confidence and enjoyment of your favorite foods. Talk to your dentist about the procedure details of your own situation.

What is involved in the care of implants?

Following the home care instructions recommended by the dental surgeon is vital for a successful dental implants surgery outcome. Your overall health may affect the success of the dental implant treatment. Poor oral hygiene is the most frequent cause of problems and implant failure. Dentists always recommend that following placement of an implant the patients should take care to brush and floss around the implant as directed by their dentist. Some patients may require additional visit to their dental clinic for cleaning and examination of gums to make sure that the gums are healthy. All patients should follow the instructions provided by their dentists.

Crowns & Bridges
What are Crowns?

A crown is a form of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth. Crowns are generally required when a large cavity threatens the presence of the tooth.

Why are Crowns required?

  • Provide support to a tooth with large filling where there is not much of the tooth left
  • Cover a disproportionately ill-shaped tooth.
  • Restore a tooth which has no scope left for repairing.

What is the process of obtaining a bridge?

  • Preparation of abutment teeth, where space is made to place the crown over the teeth
  • Teeth impressions, required when crowns and bridges are made in a dental laboratory.
  • Temporary bridge is provided until the completion of the permanent bridge.
  • Cementing of bridge, to fix the bridge permanently.

Treatments
Maxillofacial Prosthesis
Maxillofacial prosthesis is a process which deals with hereditary defects of the head and neck. Maxillofacial prosthetis amalgamates parts of multiple disciplines including head and neck oncology, congenital malformation, plastic surgery, speech, and other related disciplines.

Tooth Extractions
Tooth extraction is the process of removal of tooth from its socket in the bone. A tooth extraction is prescribed generally when it is not feasible to repair the damaged tooth. It is also done in cases where the tissues and bones are completely damaged. The tooth is extracted after giving local anaesthesia to the patient. A dental tool named ‘Elevator’ is used to widen the gaps between teeth

Dentures
Dentures are false teeth that might be fixed or removable in nature. Tooth replacement is prescribed when the roots of the tooth become irreparable and the tooth must be removed. Dentures have started to become more real with the advent of synthetic plastic resins and lightweight metal alloy teeth denture. Due to technological advancements, dentures have become more efficient in chewing and crunching.

Veneering
Veneers are customized thin shells, made to act as a barrier by fitting exactly in front if the tooth. The surgery results in a very strong and resilient tooth. Veneers can be used for Closing spaces, restoring broken teeth or even corrected unevenly sized teeth.

Ultrasonic Scaling
Ultrasonic Scaling is the process to remove unwanted inflammation causing elements like plaque and tartar. The Ultrasonic Scaler moves slowly with a low frequency and is air-driven.

Orthodontic Treatment
It is a form of treatment where the dentist treats improperly positioned jaw and teeth. Teeth which are not placed properly have a high risk of being lost early due to decay, as it is difficult to clean these types of teeth.

Dental Jewellery
The process of fixing teeth jewellery is very easy and does not take more than 15 minutes. There is no drilling involved, so there are no side effects to the tooth. It can be easily removed without any damage to the tooth structure.

Lip Repositioning
It is a surgery required by the people who have a gummy smile. In a normal smile the length of gum should be not visible by more than 1-2 mm�s. It is considered to be unattractive if the visibility is of more than 4 mm�s.

Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment (also known as Endodontic Therapy) is a process of treatment for the infected pulp of a tooth which results in the removal of infection and it further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks.

Crowns and Bridges
A crown is a form of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth. Crowns are generally required when a large cavity threatens the presence of the tooth. They are usually attached to the tooth using a dental cement.

Dental Implants
A dental implant is a surgical procedure in which the bone of the jaw or skull is used to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture or to act as an orthodontic anchor. The time taken on a dental implant varies from person to person. It is a long process and generally it takes around 9 months for the procedure to fully complete.

Full Mouth Rehabiliation
Full Mouth Rehabiliation refers to the set of procedures done in to repair missing teeth, repair damaged teeth, correct improperly seated jaw joints and faulty bites, address jawbone and gum damage, replace worn-out dental work, and, in some cases, treat diseases of the mouth.

Smile Makeover
Digital Smile Designing is a process by which the smile of a patient can be revamped without much of trouble. Firstly, the smile is evaluated and a perfec t design is made for the patient. After this steps like Making a Treatment Plan, Preperation of teeth and Fabrication of temporary crowns and other steps take place.

Bleaching
Bleaching or Tooth Whitening lightens the colour of teeth and removes stains and tartar from the teeth. It is one of the most prevalent dental procedures followed these days.

Periodontal Surgery
Periodontal surgery is a plastic (reshaping) surgical procedure designed to restore the tooth to its normal form from the damaged periodontal structures which support the teeth (the gum tissue, periodontal ligament and bone).

IOPA X-Ray
IOPA X-ray shows the entire root and a dentist can look for infections, widened pdl space, bone loss (horizontal/ vertical) or bony defect. This advent in technology has helped dentists to confirm their Diagnosis with pin-point accuracy and precision which in turn has led to successful procedures with utmost ease for the patient.

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