General FAQ's

How often should I see a dentist?

It is important to visit your dentist at least twice a year for a basic check-up and professional cleaning. Visiting a dentist frequently helps maintain oral health hygiene, and prevents oral infections.

What to expect during a dental consultation?

During a regular visit, we examine your teeth and gums, to check if you are facing any dental worries. Screenings for oral cancer are also done as a precaution in many cases. Our team of specialists will discuss any pain or bleeding issues that you may be experiencing and answer your queries.

What does “painless dentistry” mean?

Painless dentistry ensures that your total experience of treatment with us has been stress-free and as pain-free as possible. We make it easy for you to tackle your pain with mild sedations during any surgery and with medications after the surgery.

Can the dentist whiten my teeth?

We offer different options for teeth bleaching/ whitening: in-office, overnight or daily. One session of in-office bleaching takes one to two hours. You can relax during the treatment. Overnight whitening involves making an impression of your teeth and creating a mouth guard which fits your bite. There are daily bleaching products available, but it is advisable to use them under the supervision of a dentist.

Why do people choose dental implants?

Dental implants are a natural-looking and natural-feeling replacements for missing or broken teeth. Dental implants are fixed into the gums exactly as original teeth grow. Dental implants are also a healthy option because they help in maintaining the jawbone, keeping the facial structure and symmetry intact.

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental irregularities. The most common problems include long teeth and crooked teeth which are treated with braces and other appliances which place help align the teeth correctly.

What is a full mouth reconstruction?

A full mouth reconstruction involves treatment for tooth decay, gum diseases, premature loss of teeth, etc., and harmonise different aspects to your oral health affected either due to oral infections or due to accident and trauma. Your dental needs are unique, and the treatments depend on the level of severity you have.

How long does a smile makeover procedure take?

A smile makeover process depends on the combination of treatments you choose or require. It might take a single or multiple visits based on the treatment plan your dentist finally suggests.

What does cosmetic dentistry mean?

Cosmetic dentistry is an advancement that is usually done to make colour corrections, teeth alignment, correcting the shape and contouring your teeth and smile correction. It is a combination of aesthetics with the functionality of the teeth. We make sure that the patient has a proper bite after the treatment.

How long do I have to wear retainers after an orthodontic treatment?

6 months to 1 year. Wearing your retainers 24/7 for 6 months is vital. In some cases, the 2nd 6 months depend on the requirement if you need to wear them 24/7 or just in the night time. Your doctor will assess your recovery and suggest you what to do.

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