AFTER TOOTH EXTRACTION

What to expect if you have to have a tooth removed? You will be administered a certain dose of anesthetic agent in the surrounding tooth area, to numb the region so that you do not feel the pain. One should make the difference between pain and pressure. If the tooth is impacted, the dentist will…

Tooth and Tips! Tips to Help soothe pain related to wisdom teeth

People often decide to have their wisdom teeth removed, as they can cause painful, aching gums. How can wisdom teeth pain be relieved at home before their removal? Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to break through the gums. They grow at the very back of a person’s mouth. There are normally four wisdom teeth…

Herbal Toothpaste?

I’ve been asked a couple of times about herbal toothpaste and if they are efficient. I came across this article from the daily mail UK. I shall test some products myself and let you know. For now here is the article. Should you use herbal toothpaste? by CHARLOTTE HARDING, femail.co.uk Alternative medicine seems to have…

Importance of Scaling and Polishing

It cannot be stressed enough how important scaling and polishing is!! What is scaling and polishing ? It is a term dentists and dental hygienists use for prophylaxis professional cleaning of the teeth and gum area. Scaling– This is a professional method of cleaning your teeth in which the hard deposits are removed through an…

NOTICE!! NEW LOCATION

Dear followers/ patients/ readers We are pleased to inform you that with effect from September 2018, our dental surgery has been relocated to Ebene. The telephone number and email address remain unchanged. It is more central , in the heart of the country, EBENE Mauritius. nb: Avenue Victoria is closed . New Address: E48 La…

Community Service

In August, together with a non profit organization we set out to help less fortunate kids who had a rough start to life. Victims of domestic violence, homelessness amongst others.. They were as small as 2months old to nineteen years old, with their mothers. For security reason I won’t disclose the location, but if you…

DENTAL EMERGENCY! My tooth fell off

Can we save a tooth that got knocked out? If the tooth is handled properly, your dentist can attempt to save your tooth. Remember to quickly get to a dentist. Make sure it is a permanent tooth To hold only the crown of the tooth (the part where you chew) If the tooth got dirt…