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Understanding the Dental Examination

Part of your routine dental care, along with having your teeth cleaned  includes having a complete dental exam performed by your dentist. It is important to be checked regularly by your dentist (at least every year or whatever is recommended based on the health of your mouth/ every six months). Share the post “Understanding the…

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Tips for clean bright teeth

It’s the festive season packed with weddings , engagements , graduation ceremonies, religious gatherings and so on . Dental offices are booked for dental cleanings and whitening for these special occasions. I have been asked time and again these two valuable questions : How to avoid staining the teeth? What can we do at home…

Crown vs Veneers vs Lumineers

Hello! Crown, Veneer Lumineer, those are strange terms that one can come across, or hear at the dental office. What are they? They are actually methods of preserving / restoring a tooth. A crown is a prosthetic restoration used to entirely cover or cap a damaged tooth. Besides strengthening a damaged tooth , a crown…

Do’s and Don’ts at the dentist.

Hello dear readers! How is December at your place? Here in tropical Mauritius it is hot!!! We all want to have chilled drinks and go to the beach!!! Please do so , and enjoy , because all work and no play makes John a dull person isn’t it? I myself can’t recall when was the…

Dental Anesthesia

Like all things dentist-related, dental anesthesia probably seems a little scary at first. We understand that gut reaction. If your dentist gives you a drug for a procedure, it probably means that procedure is really serious, right? You might even think that dentists only use anesthesia for risky or especially complicated procedures. We’d like to…

Dentistry (Illustrated)

Hello all!! Sometimes we can write a lot, but in the end a picture speaks louder, and easier to explain whatever is happening. In this post I will put some pictures to illustrate progression of caries, to illustrate gum disease hence importance of prophylaxis treatment, the tooth eruption chart, so that parents know what to…