What is TMJ , Symptoms & Relief

TMJ stands for TemporoMandibularJoint. The joint occurs between the mandible and the temporal bone that is between the lower jaw and the bone at the temple near the eyes. The joint itself can show pain/dysfunction and internal displacement of the disc. Share the post “What is TMJ , Symptoms & Relief” FacebookGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mail

Should I get the tooth extracted?

Tonight I will talk about the indications for tooth extraction. Paying a visit to your dentist does not necessarily mean that the tooth should be extracted. Extraction is one of the last resort when restoration cannot be done also for the following reasons. Share the post “Should I get the tooth extracted?” FacebookGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mail

How long does a dental filling last?

The longevity of a dental filling depends on many factors. 1. the size of the cavity 2. the dental filling material 3. the technique 4. oral hygiene 5. force exerted Share the post “How long does a dental filling last?” FacebookGoogle+PinterestLinkedInE-mail


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…

Why do gums bleed?

Why do gums bleed? Let’s be honest, bleeding is not pleasant. If we find blood oozing from our gums , definitely something is going on. The bleeding is usually noticed during, or following, toothbrushing or eating. When bleeding occurs spontaneously , the patient , may complain of tasting blood on awakening in the morning. Share…

Tooth and Tips

Welcome to Tooth and Tips!

Hello World! Warm welcome to Toothandtips.com a dental blog specially made for you by me 🙂 . A lot of friends, relatives and patients have been asking me interesting questions and I realized that it would be interesting to write them down and share them with you all. Through knowledge and understanding, dental visits at…