Dental X-ray

dental x-ray

Why I need dental X-ray? At The Smile Dental Lounge, our dentists use dental radiograph, also known as dental X-rays to help diagnose cavity and disease that is not visible during routine intraoral examination. The indications for X-rays are depending on individual factors such as oral health, age, risk for disease and signs or symptoms.     …

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Crowns and Bridges

Dental Crown

Crowns and Bridges Unlike removable denture, crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetic restoration. They are cemented on existing natural teeth or implants. Thus, they cannot be removed by the patient. If necessary, dentist can remove or redo the crowns and bridges using special tools. What is a crown? A crown is a cover or “cap” …

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Denture Care and Maintenance

Brushing Denture

Denture Daily Care Millions of people improve their eating, speech and smile by wearing dentures. Now you have got your new denture fitted. It may take a little practice for your mouth, tongue and facial muscle to get use to it. Take it slowly and you will soon enjoy your new set of teeth. So …

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The 3 Most Common Types of Dentures

Complete dentures

Denture is a removable prosthesis to replace missing teeth and gum. It is also known as false teeth or flippers. Generally, dentures are classified according to the pattern of missing teeth and base material used. Dentures have been part of our human civilization. They exist much longer than you would imagine. No doubt until today, …

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Retainer

Essix Retainer

What is retainer ? A retainer is a custom made appliance that hold your teeth in position. After braces, teeth have a tendency to move back to their original position. Infact, the reality is our teeth constantly move, even you have never had braces before. But after orthodontic treatment, any minor tooth movement will be …

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The 3 Most Common Types of Braces

Braces JB

An attractive smile can boost your confidence. Studies have shown that smile and teeth are one of the most important features that stand out during first impression. To align your teeth for beautiful smile, there are more braces options now than ever to fit your appearance, lifestyle and budget. Let’s discover! Clear Aligner When it …

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Dental Filling

Filling JB

When you need a filling? To treat a cavity our dentist will gently remove the soft decayed part of the tooth. Then fill with suitable dental material that looks natural and lasting. There are a few types of filling materials, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Generally, our dentist will discuss with you and …

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Tooth Extraction 101

When tooth extraction is necessary? Extraction is probably the most dreadful dental procedure in public view. In modern conservative dentistry, dentists are now doing way less tooth extraction than they used to be 20 years ago. Thanks to the advancement in technology and dental material, many teeth can be saved from being extracted. “Nothing looks, …

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Scaling and Polishing

Scaling Cleaning JB

What is scaling and polishing Do I still need scaling and polishing if I brush and floss daily ? We use our teeth to enjoy a lot of food and drink everyday. No matter how well you clean your teeth there will be some hard to reach areas that are difficult to keep clean. The …

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