Thursday, 15 June 2017

Makes you smile great

    Cosmetic Dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance of teeth mouth and smile. The most common cosmetic dentistry procedures are the tooth whitening and porcelain veneers.

The following are some other procedures of cosmetic dentistry:

  • Inlays and Onlays: Also known as indirect fillings made in dental labortory from composite resin material and attached to the teeth with adhesive dental cement. Thus restores the shape of the tooth and provide support to strengthen the tooth to avoid further deterioration. An inlay is placed onto the tooth surface whereas onlay is used to cover the tooth's entire surface.

  • Composite Bonding: Commonly known as bonding is one of the least expensive cosmetic dentistry procedure that effectively covers the damaged tooth and gives the appearance of healthy tooth. In this procedure the dentist drills out the decayed portion of the tooth and applies composite on the tooth's surface and sculpts into right shape and cures with a high-intensity light. This procedure is apt for patients with chipped or cracked tooth, worn-down edges and decayed tooth.

  • Dental Veneers: This cosmetic dentistry procedure is used to resolve cosmetic problems like gaps between the teeth, damaged or cracked enamel, crooked teeth. For this procedure dental veneers are custom-made for the patient in order to resemble natural tooth. During the procedure the dentist applies the veneer to each tooth using a dental adhesive.

  • Teeth Whitening: In Cosmetic, dentistry teeth whitening is one of the basic procedure that can be performed to restore the natural appearance. For whitening the tooth the dentist applies, a whitening coat on the teeth or bleach the teeth to achieve a lighter shade than its original color.

  • Implants: This procedure is used to replace a missing tooth. In this procedure the dentist inserts a tiny titanium screw into the jaw, which support the crown at the site of the missing tooth. The dentist will place the implant once the bone and supporting tissue fuses to the implant.

    Dr. Neethu's Smile Care Dental Clinic is one of the best Dental clinic in Ottapalam. It is one of the Sunday working clinic in Palakkad headed by Dr Neethu Jyothish  a leading lady Dentist in Palakkad. This Cosmetic Dental Centre in Kerala is a one stop destination for all Orthodontic and Periodontic needs.



Saturday, 20 May 2017

Regain Your Confidence With Restorative Dentistry..

Restorative Dentistry refers to the study, diagnosis and integrated management of oral health problems. It includes diagnosis and treatment of conditions effecting the teeth, gums, maxillofacial portions of the body and restoring mouth to a functional and esthetic state. The restorative dentistry overlaps cosmetic dentistry procedure, as these restorations are designed to look and feel natural.

The following are some of the common Dental Restorative procedures:
  • Dental Crowns: it is used to cover damaged teeth to restore it. They fully cover the portion of a tooth which lies at and above the gum line. Dentist will match the color of the existing teeth to give a natural look and feel.
  • Crown and Bridgework: A dental bridge is used to anchor teeth that replaces the missing teeth. A tooth replaced using bridgework are replaced by a natural-looking replacement (prosthetic) that is held together by the teeth on either side of the missing teeth.
  • Esthetic Fillings: The modern composites of very hard plastic which micromechanically fuses to the tooth are used to close the tooth as close as possible to its original strength and conservative fashion. 
  • Cosmetic Dentures: These dentures are used to replace missing teeth for people with no teeth. There are another types of dentures called partials used in mouths where several teeth need to be replaced.
  • Air Abrasion and Micro Dentistry: Using the Air abrasion technology the dentist can remove small cavities in teeth without removing the healthy tooth enamel and place white fillings without using the dreaded needle.
In addition, Restorative dental treatment include a range of treatments from tooth whitening, braces, root treatments, veneers, plastic gum surgery, bone and gum rebuilding grafting and more. This dental treatment really encompasses all the disciplines of dentistry to achieve optimum dental health.

Dr Neethu's Smile Care Clinic offers Restorative dental treatment with a commitment towards quality service and high standards of dental treatment. The clinic is headed by Dr. Neethu Jyothish (Chief Dental Surgeon) , also the clinic has a team of internationally qualified consultants.
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Root Canal Treatment

Endodontic treatments, commonly known as root canal treatment, is a method followed in dentistry to deal with certain dental conditions that are connected with an injury or disease to the pulp. A root canal treatment is suggested in the cases like a cracked tooth or tooth decay.

It is a method of treatment wherein the dental root canal is cleaned to treat situations where the pulp appears to be infected or is injured. The treatment involves removing the contents in the pulp like the cellular entity, the blood vessels, the nervous tissue and the like. The pulp is then restored with a gutta percha filling and then at the top, a crown is placed.

Endodontic Treatments are Employed to:

  • conditions which affect the pulp of the tooth. It can be infections to any of the contents in the pulp like the blood vessels, the nervous tissue, the cellular entity etc. The usual conditions where endodontic treatments are employed are 
  • root amputation
  • apicoectomy
  • dental trauma
  • sensitive tooth

In cases of acute dental infections, the doctor may resort to root canal treatment to avoid the spreading of the infection and to relieve the patient off the acute pain.

The Treatment Include 4 steps

  • a cavity is created to access the pulp of the tooth. It is essential to access the pulp with the tools. 
  • next step involves the removal of the infection from the pulp. If at all the shape of the tooth is lost due to the infection, it can be easily corrected using a dental handle. 
  • the removed pulp has to be restored to help the tooth stay strong. It is done by temporarily filling it with calcium hydroxide.
  •  a crown is placed as a protection in spite of the nerves and blood vessels being cut. 
Dr. Neethu's Smile Care Clinic, Palakkad is a one stop destination for all the dental requirements of a person. Ranging from cosmetic dentistry to the conventional dentistry, Smile Care Clinic is one of the best places to visit. 

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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Healthy Gums.. Happy Smiles..

Periodontics is the branch of dentistry dealing with dental inflammatory diseases destroying the gums and the supporting structures surrounding the teeth. The supporting structures around the teeth include the implants, bones and the soft tissues that lines the mouth and seals the teeth. Periodontal diseases are often silent, that is painless until they reach an advanced stage.

Symptoms of Periodontal Diseases

  • Tender, red, swollen gums
  • Losing of teeth
  • Receding  gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Sores in mouth
  • Pus between teeth and gum
  • Bleeding while flossing and brushing

Periodontics Treatment Procedures

  • Gum Graft Surgery – used for treating receding gums, new tissues are taken from your gums to cover the exposed roots.
  • Regenerative Procedures – these procedures are used for the regeneration of tissue and lost bones surrounding the teeth. The gum tissues are folded back and disease causing bacteria removed to reverse some of the bone and tissue damaging effect
  • Dental implants – artificial tooth roots are implanted in the jaws to hold artificial tooth or bridges.
  • Dental Crown Lengthening – this procedure is done to cure gummy smiles where gums cover teeth, making them less appear. 
  • Pocket Reduction Procedure – the space between gum and teeth deepen due to diseases. These pockets are filled using pocket reduction procedure.

Other major periodontics treatment procedures involve laser treatment, bone graft surgery and plastic surgery procedures.

Dr. Neethu’s Smile Care Dental Clinic based in Palakkad, Kerala, India offers advanced and ethical treatment in the field of medical and aesthetic dentistry. With a commitment towards quality service and high standards of dental treatment, the clinic has a team of internationally qualified consultants headed by Dr. Neethu Jyothish, Chief Dental Surgeon. They provide advanced treatment in periodontics, orthodontics, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants and so on.

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