102018Jul

What’s a tooth post?

When you have to get a crown for your tooth the dentist says you need a ‘post’. Posts are small pillar-like structures meant to strengthen your tooth before capping. Badly broken down or damaged teeth need root canal treatment. Such teeth are weak structurally and brittle and cannot support a cap unless strengthened. A ‘post’…

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42018Jun

Paediatric dentistry guidelines for parents

Children’s first (milk) teeth are important because, apart from being needed for chewing and speaking, they help to maintain space for permanent teeth, developing underneath them in the jaws. If the milk teeth are well looked after, then it is more likely that the second (permanent) teeth will grow into their correct position. DID YOU…

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122018May

What is tooth erosion and is it dangerous?

What is tooth erosion? What causes tooth erosion? The enamel on teeth can wear away due to a variety of reasons. When tooth structure is removed or wears away as a result of chemicals, then this results in erosion of the teeth. Tooth erosion on the biting surface of the teeth Tooth erosion on the…

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182017Sep
A BRAND NEW SMILE

A BRAND NEW SMILE

Stacy had crowned her upper teeth several years ago, but now started noticing her lower teeth did not look very pleasing, especially in comparison to her upper teeth. In two quick appointments, our team of experts were able to make her lower teeth look like brand new, giving her a functional, aesthetic smile.

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162017Aug
That Health History

That Health History

You are at the dentist. Then why are you being asked to fill a Medical History Form? Yes it seems tedious to fill that questionnaire but let’s look at the value. We find that when we get an update on your health we are able to provide quality service that matches your needs. Your overall…

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42017Aug
A HAPPY SMILE

A HAPPY SMILE

Swathi* had been struggling for years doing “patchwork” dentistry. Her dental needs were never addressed comprehensively, and she came to us with a removable denture that she was not comfortable with. She was unable to chew properly. Our in house Prosthodontist formulated a treatment plan to treat Swathi comprehensively so that she could have a…

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272017Jul
BEWARE OF WHAT YOU BITE

BEWARE OF WHAT YOU BITE

People who bite their fingernails when stressed, chew on a pencil when nervous or clench their jaw during activities such as playing sports, working out at the gym or sleeping (night grinding) could be placing their teeth at a great risk of being worn down. These unnatural chewing or biting forces can wear down teeth…

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302017Jun

CROWN IT RIGHT

Lucy* had her upper teeth crowned several years ago in the USA. She now felt her lower teeth were very uneven, and did not like their colour either. She also had the issue of food getting caught between her teeth. With ceramic crowns, the expert team at Acharya Dental was able to match the colour…

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232017Jun
ANSWER TO ALL YOUR DENTAL NEEDS

ANSWER TO ALL YOUR DENTAL NEEDS

Priya* had large fillings in her front teeth, which looked reasonable for some time, but quickly started to discolor and look unsightly. She walked into Acharya Dental looking for a definitive solution to her problem. A few ceramic crowns was all that was needed to restore her smile with a long lasting, durable solution that…

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222017Jun
CROWNS THAT GLOW

CROWNS THAT GLOW

Unhappy with the discolorations on her old crowns, Lakshmi* wanted to a smile makeover to restore her pretty smile. In 2 simple visits, new ceramic crowns were placed on her four front teeth, giving her the smile she always wanted. The time required to make a crown is usually 4-5 days, and a patient will…

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