Give your Jaw Joints a Break: Quick and Simple Jaw Exercises for TMJ

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Oct 22, 2019 12:26:07 PM

Give your Jaw Joints a Break: Quick and Simple Jaw Exercises for TMJ

When you hear Temporomandibular joints, what comes into your mind? Most people would doze off. Others will ask you to repeat the words. But in rare cases, a few individuals know what TMJs are. But for the sake of everyone, let’s dive deep into the things you need to know about the unsung heroes of your jaws.

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Topics: Dental, Dental Visit, Visit A Dentist, TMJ, Simple Jaw Exercises

Should You Have To Visit A Dentist?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Oct 15, 2019 11:20:00 AM

Should You Have To Visit A Dentist?

The mouth is the most vulnerable part of our body, and it requires thorough care and maintenance. An estimated 4 billion people are affected with oral conditions due to improper oral hygiene and other diseases affecting the oral health. Not brushing the teeth, over consumption of food, especially those with high sugar level can ruin the teeth’s integrity, which will soon lead to complete damage. Poor oral hygiene results in oral conditions such as bad breath, cavities, bruxism, mouth sores, and others.

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Topics: Dental, Dental Visit, Visit A Dentist

Why are Dental X-Rays Such a Big Deal?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Oct 8, 2019 1:00:00 AM

As the age-old cliche goes, there's more than meets the eye. And there are plenty of things your dentist should see inside your mouth. Radiographs or dental x-rays are a vital aspect of evaluating your oral health. Your dentists need an in-depth picture of your teeth and bones to help you maintain your picture-perfect smile for everyone to see.

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Topics: Dental, picture-perfect smile, Radiographs, Dental X-rays, Your teeth

Will My Dental Implants Ever Need to be Replaced?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 31, 2018 8:42:00 AM

According to the American Dental Association, there are two distinct types of dental implants currently available your dentist might use for you. Endosteal, which goes directly into your jawbone and Subperiosteal, which sits just below the gums and on top of the jawbone. These are considered to be the safest dental implants today. Both are made of titanium.

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Topics: Dental, Implants, replaced

The Material Used to Make Dental Implants Might Surprise You…

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 27, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Dental implants are constructed of a two-piece system. The crown is attached to the implant by means of an abutment. The abutment is screwed on to the implant itself.

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The Risks Involved With Dental Implants - If Any...

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 24, 2018 8:38:00 AM

The term dental implant refers to a structure that is implanted in the jaw to serve as a replacement for missing or damaged tooth roots. This structure will become the base for any number of tooth prosthetics, such as crowns.

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Dental Implants…Only Your Dentist Will Know for Sure

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 20, 2018 8:37:00 AM

When you have a missing tooth, especially if it’s towards the front of your mouth, you’re very self-conscious about people being able to see it.

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Topics: Dental, Implants, dentist, your

Dental Implants and Playing Sports – What You Should Know

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 17, 2018 8:35:00 AM

If you play sports and are concerned this may keep you from choosing the option of having dental implants to fix your problem…think again.

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Topics: Dental, Implants, sports, playing

Who Can Have Dental Implants?

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 13, 2018 8:33:00 AM

While you may think dental implants might only be for older people, there are many, many people who make good candidates for this option.

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How a Good Dental Implant Match is Made to Your Own Teeth

Posted by Dr. Maulik Nanavati on Dec 10, 2018 8:32:00 AM

Will the new tooth match the rest of my teeth? Will it be the same shape, size and color?

These are questions most patients, just like you, have when thinking about getting implants.

Not to worry. You’re going to like the answers and they’re all right here.

Certainly, looking good while receiving dental implants, especially for the front of your mouth, is of utmost importance. While the implant posts are settling in, a custom temporary crown is placed to fill in the spot. The temporary crown also is the blueprint for the final crown.

This allows several of the criteria for success to be worked out ahead of time. This is when the color and shape along with compatibility with the gum tissues and smile line, speech, and biting function are considered. There are many colors and shades available making a perfect match possible for your teeth.

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Topics: Dental, implant, how, made, own, good, match, teeth