Article for 'Advanced Dentistry'

Bruxism

Statistics show that about one out of four dental patients have one of the oldest maladies known to man – bruxism or clenching.
Bruxism is the technical term for grinding of the teeth that soon removes critical portions of healthy enamel from the chewing surfaces of the teeth and may cause facial pain.
Clenching is a common [...]

Full Article

Oral Cancer

Cancer is an abnormal disorganized growth of cells in the tissues of a person. Cancer cells keep on multiplying without paying heed to the body’s command to stop. This abnormal  growth of cells destroys the normal structure and the function of the affected tissue and the body in general.
Any cancerous growth occurring within the the [...]

Full Article

The NTI-TSS System

The N.T.I. Tension Suppression System is a prefabricated poly carbonate matrix that a dentist fits to you. It is completely different from any other type of mouthpiece.The NTI is a small, nearly invisible plastic device that you wear over your front teeth while you sleep. In one short visit we can custom make the NTI [...]

Full Article

Migraine & Tension Headaches

SYMPTOMS
Most obviously, headaches begin as a dull ache of the head and/or neck, and build to extreme, throbbing pain. Pain is usually, but not always, confined to one side of the head and persists for at least several hours (or longer). After the pain subsides, the migraine sufferer is commonly left feeling tired or drained, [...]

Full Article

Dental Implants

What are dental implants?
Dental implants are fixtures of titanium which are surgically screwed into your jaw bone. The implant is an anchor for a naturally-appearing false tooth or a set of false teeth. The success rate of dental implants depends on where the implants are placed and their purpose. They are typically best placed in [...]

Full Article

Endodontics

THE TOOTH & IT’S SURROUNDING TISSUES

CROWN- this is the part of the tooth you can see above the gumline.
ROOT – this part of the tooth sits in the bone below the gum. The root of your tooth is usually twice as long as the crown, the part you see above the gumline.
BONE- the roots of [...]

Full Article