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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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You are enjoying your favorite meal with your friends/family/a special someone, after a bite of that chunky tandoori, you start savoring it and suddenly – a sharp pain sears through a tooth you knew you were not paying attention to. Boom! All the feel-good-factor from your meal is replaced by that pain alone!!! You avoid the toothache for a few days. That’s what we all do – We neglect toothaches since we DO NOT want to go our dentist.

But as the days pass by, the pain becomes nagging; you need to take a painkiller to suppress the toothache. It creeps into all your work and daily activities. You arrive at the dentist’s clinic, and he tells you – I see some damage here and you probably need a root canal.

Those words, “You need a root canal”; and you start hyperventilating. Your friends and family have contributed enough to psych you about the whole root canal procedure. “Oh, it was so painful!”, or “Man that hurt like hell!”, or “I couldn’t eat properly for days and not enjoy my meals” are the common statements we hear about the “ever-feared” root canal treatment.

Why would you need a root canal procedure?

  • A Severe toothache
  • An infected tooth
  • Severe cavity
  • Decayed pulp in the tooth

Depending on your symptoms as mentioned above your dentist would advise you to get a root canal done. It is always best to save a tooth with the root canal procedure rather than extracting it. A dentist will save a tooth in all possible situations if it can be saved.

What exactly happens in a root canal treatment?

  1.  An x-ray of the tooth which is causing all the pain.
  2. The dentist will study the damage and look for the depth of infection/cavity/pulp decay.
  3. Give you a local anaesthesia injection in the gums near the tooth.
  4. Clean the tooth thoroughly with dental equipment. A tinie-tiny drill and some coarse flexible thumb-needles. (You will not feel any pain due to the local anaesthesia)
  5. Fill the cleaned tooth with a sealant.
  6. Finally, fix a crown over the sealed tooth.
  7. Will write you a prescription for medicines and some dos and don’ts.

Now the toothache won’t creep in ever again! At least not the tooth you just got a root canal procedure done for.

The team at Dental Sphere will take care of you and make your root canal treatment as painless and breezy as possible. Here’s how a root canal treatment is carried out. If you are afraid of a root canal procedure, then rest assured, with Dental Sphere; there’s nothing to worry.

To book an appointment mail us at care@dentalsphere.in with the best dentist in Pune for your complete dental health today.


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Taking a child to a doctor is a task in itself. Imagine taking your child to a dentist?

A masked person with a seemingly dangerous instrument is scary for the adults and also for kids. That unfamiliar room, unfamiliar smells, those metallic instruments can well be scary enough for your child.

Now as parents this factor should be taken into consideration that the child is going to be scared no matter how much you try to console him/her. But dental hygiene is equally more important and more so from an earlier age. Because later on if the dental problems persist they can be hazardous for your child’s dental health.

Today there are various dental treatments which cater to the pediatric treatments and with latest technologies.

So what are the factors which can be taken into account to make your child’s visit to a dentist a smooth one?

We take a look

  • Start early

As mentioned above start as early as possible so that eventually your child gets to know that who is actually a dentist and what does he or she gets treated for? Gradually the children will get to know that why the dentist is actually for.

  • Keep it simple

Do not make it a huge task for a visiting the dentist. Do not include unnecessary and over the top instructions as it will only create anxiety and nothing else. Keep a positive attitude about the upcoming visit.

  • Let the dentist handle on his own

Once inside the dentist’s room; do not get overly anxious or impatient. Let the doctor handle in his way. As a parent it is relatable that you need to stay with your child. Be there for moral support but do not interfere in the doctor’s ways.

  • Do pretend play

Enact the act of the dentist’s at home. Let it be a fun act. During the act make the child realize that it going to be a smooth affair. Let the child take turns to play the dentist at one time and the patient at one time.

  • Importance of a good hygiene

Tell your child the importance of a good dental hygiene and how important it is to take care of your teeth and overall mouth.

  • Avoid Bribery

Do not promise your child a treat if he/she does a visit to the dentist. It will only increase apprehension, and nothing else. Promising a treat implies a wrong message. Instead of that praise your child for the good behavior he has shown at the dentist’s.

  • Last but not the least

Take into account that there is going to be some amount of fuss and crying at the dentist. Do not lose your calm and be patient. Do not shout at your child in front of the doctor. Make sure you have a positive demeanor throughout. Handle the situation calmly and cleverly.

Want your child to have the best dental treatment in Pune? Visit us at Dental Sphere.

Call us @+91 96732 56232 or email us at care@dentalsphere.in


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Everyone commonly knows the benefits of green tea. That it is great for weight loss, great for pushing the anti-oxidants out of the body and numerous other benefits.

But do you know that apart from that they are very useful for your teeth also? Along with a consistent dental care if you include green tea in your intake it can have numerous benefits.

Green tea not just tastes great but it is good for your overall dental health also. It is rich in lot of anti-oxidants

1. Say Bye to Cavities

Green tea reduces the acidic levels in your saliva and also effectively controls plaque formation. So it is good for keeping cavities at bay. Also, since green tea is made devoid of sugar it is a natural ingredient to protect from the cavities.

2. Prevents oral cancer

As green tea is rich in anti-oxidants, it protects your mouth from cellular damage or for that matter those people who have precancerous lesions it can reduce the impact of oral cancer.

3. Maintains good breath

Green tea is also helpful in maintaining good breath, as drinking it can kill the microbes and helps you maintain good and fresh breath. The level of odor emanating compounds can significantly reduce if you consume green tea.

4. Prevents gum diseases

Drinking green tea on a regular basis prevents various gum diseases. This is because green tea has some very strong anti-inflammatory properties which will keep your gums protected from various ulcers and similar other diseases. Periodontists is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults and so to combat the disease and help give you a healthy smile regularly drinking green tea can help prevent it. There are of course periodontal treatments also available to treat tooth problems.

5. Less tooth loss

Drinking green tea prevents gum diseases and prevents in cavities, it also helpful for less tooth loss, People who have green tea daily report less tooth loss.

Overall green tea is very helpful in maintaining a good dental health. However, it should be noted that only drinking green tea will not do the job. It is only one of the means to maintain a healthy dental health and not the only means.

If any serious problem persists you should immediately visit your dentist. Also, along with including green tea in your diet you should regularly brush your teeth, have less sweet and regularly rinse your mouth.

Want the best dental care in Pune. For any queries and assistance call us at +91 96732 56232


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Who doesn’t want that confident winning smile? A good smile makes or mars your face. And if you want that smile always go for veneers, a typical cosmetic dental treatment.

Veneers are a highly popular cosmetic dental treatment owing to its numerous advantages. The obvious reason is a healthy and an attractive smile. It transforms a person’s facial attractiveness for the better and helps better the overall look. Apart from veneers there are also various cosmetic treatments available.

What are Veneers?

They are thin pieces of ceramic fused onto the outer side of your teeth, particularly used to make your teeth whiter. They are made of thin shells hat directly bond to the front services of your teeth. They are typically a medical process but still have its pros and cons.

The Pros of Veneers

  • Improved Appearance

The biggest transformative effect is the facial metamorphosis your face has. It improves the shape and color of your teeth and is an effective method of filling any gaps or crooked teeth. Ceramic Veneers treatment very dramatically improve the overall look of your face and helps you gain confidence.

  • Protection against stains

Porcelain veneers are highly stain resistant and a good protection against rigid stains. Once you have applied there is very less possibility of getting stained.

  • Durability

If properly maintained veneers can last up to 20 years or so. Of course there are types of veneers available such as composite veneers which can last up to 10 years or so if taken of properly.

  • Maintenance is not an issue

Maintaining your veneers is not that difficult provided you take the necessary precautionary measures. Regular brushing and flossing is a must. Also take care on what you eat. A regular visit to the dentist is a must.

  • Faster results

While an orthodontic treatment may take sufficient time to align your teeth, veneers comparatively take less time to align and are very effective immediately once the treatment is complete.

The Cons of Veneers

  • Cost

While you may improve your look dramatically the cost of veneers is slightly hugely expensive. The multiple visits to the dentists and custom fitted veneers can add up to the cost. The alternative to this is composite veneers of you want to go in for a cheaper option.

  • Not for everyone

While veneers are a great way to go in for a healthy smile, it’s not suitable for everyone. It includes those with decayed teeth or weakened teeth, those having severe periodontal diseases and those with bad tooth enamel.

  • The repairs

A composite veneer can often be replaced very easily or they can be easily patched up. But this is not the same case for a porcelain veneer. You have to take a lot of care for it and with proper care they are durable also. But if accidentally broken they can be expensive to fix.

  • The Fitting

Having fitted veneers is essentially quite a job. It will require through consultations with the dentist, have preparatory work. You will also have to be cautious about the after treatments and the care you need to take.

Typically in case of veneers the pros always outweigh the cons. It is far more advisable to go for a veneer treatment if you have a healthy dental history. But it’s a different story for everyone so always check with your dentist before going for veneers treatment.

For a smile makeover in visit Dental Sphere. Visit us at Dental Sphere or email us at care@dentalsphere.in


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