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You may have one or two missing tooth but you may not have thought of replacing them. That could be because you haven’t faced any serious problems till now. And it might also be that you aren’t aware of the future implications of this – at least not beyond the appearance factor.

There may be several factors responsible for losing one’s teeth like:

  • Lack of oral hygiene
  • Oral diseases
  • Genetics
  • Medication

One of the most effective teeth replacement method to restore health, function and beauty to your smile involves a modern treatment known as Dental Implants.

Dental Implant Treatment:

As a tooth replacement technique, it’s impossible to find a better solution than Dental Implants, simply for the secure and permanent solution they offer.

What if you don’t do anything about your missing tooth?

A look at the mirror and you may discover that missing teeth make you look older, and some may think less attractive.

You may also experience additional health issues like diabetes, nutritional changes, coronary artery disease, obesity and some kinds of cancer.

You may also face bone loss if you don’t replace a missing tooth. This is called bone resorption. Osteoclasts break down the tissues in your bones which releases the mineral and transfers the calcium from the bone tissue to the blood. Since the implants are biologically integrated into the jaw via osseointegration, they provide stability to the facial structure while preventing progressive bone loss and gum recession.

Prevent improper Bite and TMJ:

The empty space created by the missing teeth can cause the neighboring tooth to become loose and even shift in the process. This can cause a faulty bite and lead to TMJ, a dysfunction of the joint that attaches your lower jaw to your skull.

Improve Facial and Smile aesthetics:

Cosmetic dental implants has the ability to give you the most natural looking teeth in the world. After a porcelain restoration, the prosthetic teeth can mimic the translucency of natural enamel, making the implant-supported restoration virtually indistinguishable from real teeth.

Whether it’s for the best smile makeover in Pune, a dental implant, routine dental check, a root canal, alignment of teeth, bleeding gums or any other periodontal disease treatment, you may visit our website for more information at: www.dentalspere.in or email us on care@dentalsphere.in.


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Majority of people don’t give their teeth the importance it deserves, except when they have a bad toothache! So, over time, they end up losing a tooth or two. Out of those who have lost a few, many vouch for dentures to replace the missing tooth. However, in cases where the dentures are not fitting properly, they face the risk of causing further damage to the gums and jawbone! It also becomes a pain chewing with loose dentures, and there is always a chance of food getting inside the dentures, in which case you become prone to gum disease. Also irritation and cuts are not uncommon when dentures don’t fit properly. There is also an increased risk of bone loss when you wear loose dentures.

Dental implants retained dentures

Dental adhesives are often suggested to lessen the discomfort of loose dentures. But they can often be sticky, messy and unfit for the job. Having dental implant surgery is a lengthy process, but once you are over with it, you are usually settled for life, at least when it comes to the concerned tooth. The procedure includes the dentist drilling holes into your jawbone – inside which he places the implants. These implants are then left to slowly merge with the bone, forming a strong base for the replacement tooth. These implants last for a long time because in addition to replacing the tooth, they also go beyond and form a new root. The healing time for dental implants is also longer, usually from 3 to 6 months, post which the dentures are fitted securely to the abutments and you normally need 6 dental implants per arch until the new denture is secured in place.

When paired with dental implants, dentures become rooted and stabilized, successfully getting rid of all the problems associated with loose dentures. Dental implants also stop bone degeneration, helping to retain the strength and structure of the jaw.

Who needs dental implants the most

People who have a fully grown jawbone, have the right jawline structure to secure the implants, come with healthy oral tissues, don’t have bone related health problems to prevent bone healing, and is in a position to devote a few months for the healing process.

People who are unfit for dental implants

Low bone density is a reason that prevents dental implants and smokers will be asked to stop as smoking causes improper gum healing.

Option other than the traditional dental implant

Yes, people who are not suited for the traditional dental implant can opt for treatment with plate from implants and Subperiostea implants.

Plate from implants can be used when the person’s jawbone is too narrow and they are unfit for a bone graft, as the plate from implant is flat and elongated to enable it to fit into the narrow jawbone.

Subperiostea Implants

This is meant for those who have very thin or small jawbone. The Subperiostea implant is fitted when there is not enough space for a root implant or a plate from implant, as the implant sits on top of the bone but below the gums. Subperiostea implants are of two types – dual surgery and single surgery.

All on 4 dental implants

The All on 4 implant is a mini procedure that can be completed only for 1 day without the usual healing times with root form implants. The downside is that these mini implants will last for 15 years compared to the 30 plus years you can expect from root form implants.

There is good news for people who have been suffering from loose and ill-fitting dentures – dental implants could be the answer to restore your oral health and your happiness.

Whether it’s for a traditional dental implant, a Subperiostea implant, a dental check, a root canal, alignment of teeth, bleeding gums or any other periodontal disease treatment in Pune, you may visit our website or call us on +91-96-7325-6232 to know more.

 


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Periodontal disease or more commonly known as gum disease is a bacterial infection which is caused due to plaque which remains on the tooth surfaces due to non-maintenance of proper hygiene. Now while not flossing or cleaning your teeth might not sound like a big deal, if the infection spreads deeper, it may get really difficult to treat. In addition, if the treatment is not done at all, it may lead to bone loss, gum loss and ultimately tooth loss.

In this article, we discuss the different stages of Gum Diseases, why you shouldn’t delay the treatment and the types of treatment.

Stages of Gum Diseases-

1. Gingivitis-

The first stage of gum disease, gingivitis occurs due to formation of plaque on the gum line. This happens due to the poison produced by the plaque that might remain even after brushing and flossing and lead to irritation in the gum tissue which in turn leads to gingivitis. The indication of gingivitis is bleeding during brushing or flossing. Since the bone and the connective tissue aren’t damaged in this state, the damage caused by gingivitis can still be reversed without any actually damage.

2. Periodontitis-

By the time the second stage is reached, the damage is irreversible in the supporting fibers and the bone that hold the tooth together. By this stage, the gums form a kind of pocket where food and plaque starts getting trapped. After reaching this stage, every precaution and care taken will be in order to avoid any further damage.

3. Advanced Periodontitis-

The teeth begin to loosen or shift during the final stage as the bone and fibers are completely destroyed. By this time, the teeth start shaking in the mouth which affects your bite and if the infection spreads, it might cause severe harm to your overall health. Aggressive treatment is required at this stage and sometimes tooth extraction is the only option.

To avoid gum diseases, practice regular brushing and flossing and visit your dentist every 6 months to ensure there is not hidden bacterial growth and get a professional cleaning done to prevent occurrence in the future.

For more information on gum disease treatment in Pune, email us on care@dentalsphere.in or call us on +91 96732 56232  to get your teeth checked.


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Root Canal treatment is nothing more than a minor surgery that is performed on patients when their oral health is fast deteriorating.

Until a few years from now, most people were skeptical about undergoing a root canal treatment, as they had the idea that it was a complicated procedure. But today, with better equipment and advanced chemical solutions, it has become relatively smooth and pain-free, and so more and more people are opting for root canal treatment.

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Generally, dentists’ advice a Root Canal when the inside of the tooth (the pulp) becomes inflamed and infected due to deep decay, faulty crowns, a crack in the tooth or repeated dental procedures.

If pulp inflammation or infection is left untreated for long, it can lead to extended pain and lead to an abscess.

When you undergo a root canal treatment, the infected pulp is removed, then the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned, disinfected, then filled and sealed with a rubber-like material called gutta-percha. Post the procedure, the tooth is fitted with a crown or filling for protection so that it can function like a normal tooth.

With proper care, most teeth after undergoing root canal treatments can last a lifetime, giving you the benefit of a great smile, the freedom of eating your favorite food and a painless existence, without the need for any future dental procedures.

What’s more, the cost of a Root Canal treatment in Pune is relatively low. So whether it’s for a routine dental check, a root canal therapy, alignment of teeth, bleeding gums or any other periodontal disease treatment in Pune, you may visit our website for more information at www.dentalspere.in or you can call us @+91 96732 56232 to book an appointment.


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Your smile is what helps you make a great first impression. Typically, when you walk into a room, a smile on your face shows confidence, a happy mood and a friendly demeanor. And it helps people connect with you instantly and like you. This helps you to forge distances and build relationships – be it business or personal.

Unfortunately, with time, your teeth doesn’t remain the same due to tooth decay or a missing tooth, as a result of which your smile takes a beating.

With Dental Implants though, you now get a second chance, not only to make a first impression, but to restore the impact of a flashing smile.

What are Dental Implants exactly?

Dental Implants are the result of advanced technology. They are made from bio compatible metal that fuses with your jawbone, strengthening it in the process. The great thing about dental implants is that it anchors into your jaw, akin to your root of the tooth. Once the procedure is done, these dental implants will just serve like any other functional tooth.

How do they give you back a great smile?

The beauty about dental implants treatment is that they are permanent, unlike dentures. If you are thinking that you won’t be able to afford it, then stop and do some research, you will find them a cost-effective way to a great look and pain-free oral hygiene, that too for life. Additionally, they are a perfect solution to restore a great smile.

Does it help to digest food?

While bridges and dentures aren’t uncomfortable in the beginning, it becomes difficult to bite and chew in the long run. Poor fittings can result in slipping and sores, as the dentures rest on the gums. There are never such problems with Dental Implants though and many have said that they don’t feel very different from real teeth.

Does Dental Implants help in any other way?

Loss of tooth sometimes leads to loss of bone in your jaw. This happens when the roots of the tooth no longer stimulates the bone, which does not happen with Dental Implants as they go all the way to merge with the jawbone, strengthening the jaw. That is why Dental Implants are preferred by most over normal dentures.

Do Dental Implants need to be changed?

Dental Implant procedures are the typical ‘do it and forget it’ types. Once you do it, you are fixed for life. You can then just forget about it.

Does it do anything for your oral hygiene?

When you go for an implant, your tooth will remain in place for life making oral hygiene a less of a challenge.

Can Dental Implants be used to remove an entire set of teeth?

Yes, they can be used to replace all of your teeth. Four to six implants can anchor an entire upper or lower denture. Eating comfort and speaking clarity also comes from implant-supported dentures.

Are you looking for a smile makeover treatment in Pune? Would you like to solve your teeth problems once and for all? Contact us at Dental Sphere, for the best dental implants in Pune, and together we can make this nightmare of yours a thing of the past.

To book an appointment email us at care@dentalsphere.in or feel free to call us @020-2427-4555.


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Everyone wants to flash a great smile – the primary and the most evident reason for keeping our teeth shining and healthy. Apart from this, a good set of teeth can keep you healthy too, as oral hygiene is linked to heart disease, diabetes and complications related to pregnancy. Tooth loss can also make it hard to digest food, especially those that need to be chewed properly.

Here is how you can maintain a beautiful set of teeth:

 1. Brushing twice is best:

Most people brush their teeth once a day, that too right after getting up in the morning. Actually, we should not brush once but twice a day that too after having breakfast and before going to bed, after we are done with eating and drinking for the day. Additionally, position the bristles at a 45 degree angle near the gum line. Both gum line and tooth surface must be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces with a back and forth, up and down motion. To clean the inside surface of the teeth and gums, place the brush at 45 degrees and repeat the strokes in the same way. Lastly, gently brush the surface of your tongue and roof of your mouth.

 2. Flossing once every day:

Flossing can reach where brushing cannot – between the teeth where in addition to food particles, other detrimental substances may also be stuck. Break off about 18 inches of floss, wind it around the middle fingers of each hand, now, holding the floss tightly between thumb and forefinger guide the floss between each teeth using a gentle rubbing motion. As the floss reaches the gum line, curve it into a C shape against one tooth. Gently slide it into the space between the gum and the tooth. Bring the floss back toward the contact point between the teeth, moving the floss up or down the other side. Then, hold the floss tightly against the tooth. Continue by gently moving the floss away from the gum with an up and down motion. Repeat the same for every tooth.

 3. Avoid Tobacco:

In India, in addition to smoking, people also chew tobacco which is extremely harmful for the teeth. Avoid smoking and chewing tobacco and do a big favor to your teeth.

 4. Rinse daily:

Consult your dentist about which mouthwash to rinse with, as some contain only fluoride and others kill bacteria. After rinsing, avoid eating or drinking for the next 20 to 30 minutes.

 5. Chew gum:

After having your food, pop in a sugar-free gum sweetened with Xylitol and chew for a minimum of 20 minutes. Xylitol will kill the cavity causing bacteria and produce saliva which helps to reduce acidity.

Whether it’s a routine dental checkup, a root canal, alignment of teeth, bleeding gums or any other periodontal disease treatment in Pune, you may visit our website to know more information at www.dentalsphere.in or feel free to book an appointment anytime at care@dentalsphere.in or call us @+91 96732 56232.


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Despite of being frowned up and considered unhygienic, the human saliva is good for health, beauty and general well being of the human body.  In this article, we discuss the health benefits of Human Saliva and its uses.

Health Benefits-

 1. Healing- The human saliva can be used as a powerful cleanser and sanitizer for the skin along with healing and nourishing it. This is the reason the wounds in the mouth get healed the fastest. In fact, in many cultures it is a common practice to apply saliva on external wounds to heal them faster. The same practice can be observed in animals.

 2. Clean Mouth- The saliva helps in keep the teeth and mouth free of any bacteria or viruses that enter through food water or air by physically destroying or cleaning them, hence keeping the mouth and teeth in good condition.

 3. Protection- Most of the foods and drinks we consume these days have acidic content and saliva helps in neutralizing it and keep the soft tissues, teeth and gums safe. Saliva if swallowed also results in forming a protective shield around the esophagus against harmful irritants which in turn prevents heart burn.

 4. Plaque- Just like good bacteria and bad bacteria, there is healthy plaque and unhealthy plaque. The immune proteins called pellicle present in saliva form a protective coat around the teeth which further helps in swift disposal of bacteria and also protecting the teeth against the demineralization caused by acids.

 5. Digestion- Saliva is responsible for balancing the pH levels of the mouth, which enhances the flavor of solid and liquid food, while also breaking down the food by the time it reaches the intestines for further digestion.

Uses-

Human Saliva can be used as a natural ointment for external wounds, cure for pimples, acne or marks on the face, boils that occur during summers and also for lubricating eyes. For more information on how to ensure your saliva, visit the best dentists in Pune and to book appointments please call us @020-2427-4555 or write us at care@dentalsphere.in.


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Teeth grinding, or Bruxism is one of the most common conditions around and world and surprisingly, most of us don’t know about it. The reason behind it is that 80% of Bruxism happens when individuals are asleep and hence goes unnoticed. In this article, we cover the types, symptoms, causes, affects, prevention and treatment of Bruxism.

Bruxism Types:
1. Sleep Bruxism
2. Awake Bruxism

Bruxism Symptoms:
1. A grinding sound during night – This can be experienced by your roommate or partner (anyone who shares the bedroom with you)
2. A light headache in the morning
3. Unexplained Facial Pain
4. Pain in the jaw joint
5. A little swelling in the lower jaw

Bruxism Causes:
1. Misaligned Teeth
2. Stress
3. Side Effects of Medication
4. Age
5. Genetic
6. Competitive, Aggressive or Hyperactive Personality Type
7. Mental or Medical Disorders

Affects of Bruxism:
1. Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
2. Permanent Tooth Damage

Prevention of Bruxism:
1. Be Aware- The first step towards preventing Bruxism is to be observant and aware if you are grinding your teeth when awake or in case it happens during sleep, your partner can inform you of the same. Once aware, pay attention and try to avoid grinding your teeth during the day.

2. Find the cause- If you are stressed about anything during the day or on long term, find the root cause to alleviate the reason, thus preventing Bruxing.

3. Visit your Endodontist regularly- A regular visit to you Endodontist can help determine if there are any symptoms of Bruxing and if any damage is caused that is not visible to you yet.

Bruxism Treatment:
Endodontic treatment in Pune has grown advanced over the last decade and hence nullifies the need of travelling to metropolis for the same. Depending on the cause of the Bruxism, your endodontist shall suggest the apt treatment.

For instance, if you are experiencing Bruxism due to stress, your endodontist will suggest therapy, biofeedback exercises and counseling.

If it is medical, let’s say misalignment of teeth, the dentist might need to reshape your teeth to treat the Bruxism and so on. For more information on dental health, visit our website- http://www.dentalsphere.in/


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Let us start by congratulating you for the new life you are nurturing and are about to bring in to the world. Now, we know you are very excited and are doing everything to stay healthy and fit. You make your prenatal appointments on time, are following every word your Ob-Gyn tells you and eating everything right. So it’s perfect right? What if we told you that there is one very important thing you are missing which can be crucial to you and your baby’s health?

We are talking about your gums. While you might not be aware of the potential risks related to gum diseases, it might be a serious health hazard and here are 5 ways you can prevent your gums from complicating your pregnancy:

1. Visit the Periodontist :

Visiting the periodontist ensures that even if a gum disease like gingivitis or periodontitis is beginning to form, it can be detected before the stage of symptoms and treated in time to avert any potential damage. We know it’s scary to sit in that chair with your mouth wide open, but do it for the well being of yourself and the baby. Gum disease treatment in Pune are few of the best in the country so you can rest assured you are in the right hands.

2. Brush-Floss-Brush-Repeat :

If you brush and floss regularly and correctly, then this simple habit can ensure your gums and teeth are safe from any bacteria. But remember, you need to floss and brush correctly so that you keep your gums and teeth clean but don’t end up harming them.

3. Go Sugar Free : When it comes to chewing gums, go sugar free and trust us when we say that the sugar free chewing gums will keep your gums healthy.

4. Eat Your Vitamins : Vitamin D and C go a long way in keeping your gums healthy and preventing any diseases or symptoms that might be on the outbreak. Besides this, you can never have an overdose of these vitamins, so stock up.

5. Go Raw : Eating raw vegetables can help your gums get the right exercise, strengthen them and clean all at the same time.

If you do experience soreness, redness, bleeding while brushing or bad breath, look for a good periodontist immediately so they can treat your gums. For more information, visit our site- http://www.dentalsphere.in


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Dentistry is that field of medical science which is widely popular, but not as understood by the majority. The whole process of opening one’s mouth wide in front of a masked person with tools scares people and due to lack of research material, every myth passed on is believed as truth. Today, we bust 3 of the most popular myths about Dental Problems and Dental Treatments.

Myth 1

The Rinsing-

As Indians, we are conditioned to wash our mouths with water after brushing our teeth. However, fluoride, a natural mineral present in toothpaste is helpful for forming a shield around your teeth and strengthening them. Rising right after brushing would remove the helpful fluoride and not be as good for your teeth as you think. This might take a little getting used to, but try it.

Myth 2-

Brush After You Eat-

A lot of people are under the impression that brushing every time after a meal shall keep their teeth healthy and clean. This couldn’t be far from the truth. If you brush within an hour of having a meal, it would harm your tooth enamel and make your teeth weaker. When you are eating, your teeth are exposed to acid and get more prone to erosion and brushing would just make matters worse. We suggest you rinse your mouth with water thoroughly after a meal and chew sugarless gum that would enhance saliva. This way, after an hour, your saliva would harden the teeth back and you can brush carefree.

Myth 3-

The Diet Fizz Drinks-

Just because the diet fizz drinks don’t contain sugar, many people believe that they aren’t harmful. What people miss out on is that these drinks contain high levels of carbonic, phosphoric and critic acid which weaken the teeth and make them prone to cavity. If looking for refreshments, go with the natural drinks like sparkling water or basil water. You can also add a slice or two of cucumber to add freshness.

Now that these myths are busted, we also have tips for you to keep your whites shining and strong longer.

Tips-

  1. Start dental care as young as possible.
  2. Brush your teeth before sleeping.
  3. Floss Daily.
  4. Keep Your Toothbrush Covered and change it thrice a year.
  5. Try using mouth guards while playing sports.

We hope this article helped you. Please visit our website Dental Sphere to book appointment or feel free to contact us @ +91-96-7325-6232.


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Welcome to Dental Sphere, a state of the art dental clinic in Pune, where we provide full spectrum of multi-specialty dental care and expertise for patients through extensive treatment procedures. Since 2001, we’re satisfactorily serving patients from Routine Dental Care, Child Dental Care, Orthodontic Treatment, Smile Makeovers, Root Canals and Dental Implants. Our ideology is to create a welcoming, relaxing environment where your family can look forward to each visit with us.

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