92016Dec

Spreading Smiles

Justin* walked into Acharya Dental with a question. Why, he asked, does my smile does not look right? He had been to a dentist recently who gave him a composite bonded filling, but he was still not happy. After doing a Smile Analysis we found that Justin had ended up with a smile curve that…

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62016Nov
Umami

Umami

The health of your mouth can affect how you taste food. The presence of an infection, such as an abscess in the mouth can alter the taste of food. The five known tastes detected by taste buds are: bitter, sour, salty, sweet, and umami. Umami was identified in 1908 by a Japanese research and the…

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282016Oct

Sensitive Teeth

If you see a pimple-like bump on your gums, it could be an Abscess. This is a condition that is triggered when the pulp in the tooth dies. The root of the tooth is infected with bacteria, causing a pocket of pus to form around it. Ignoring an Abscess could cause the infection to spread…

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122016Oct

Tongue Tied?

It happens to many of us at some point. We want to say something, and we are not able to do it. Our emotions – anger, shock, surprise or just lack of confidence often dictate our choice of words or the words themselves. Yet, could it be a more technical physical reason? In some people,…

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292016Sep

Spreading smiles

Suman* was very upset. When she had begun professional modelling three years ago, she had gone to the dentist to fix her smile with ceramic veneers. She was very happy with the results and her career soared to great heights. She had hectic shooting schedules, working hard and playing harder. She showed off her beautiful…

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162016Sep

Spreading smiles

Due to advancing age, crooked teeth, muscular tension or an imbalanced bite, teeth gums can recede to expose roots of the teeth and also show up as an uneven gum line. Sharon* was concerned about her receding gums in the lower front teeth. She was treated by using a connective tissue graft which we took…

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62016Sep

Leaf out of George Washington’s book

George Washington, the first president of the United States suffered from severe dental problems. He lost his first tooth at the age of 24 and made innumerable visits to several famous dentists throughout his life. Each time he lost a tooth he preserved it carefully in the hope that it could be used in his…

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202016Aug

Spreading smiles

Sarah* was always very embarrassed to smile from a very young age, as she had stains on her teeth ever since she can remember. When she smiled, she would always cover her teeth. Stains can be caused by a variety of reasons, but the most common are developmental defects of the teeth, medications taken by…

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