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What Is Bruxism? Bruxism is a term used to describe abnormal tooth grinding. Nocturnal bruxism is described as tooth grinding when sleeping. Bruxism generally is a parafunctional habit, which means it’s a habit that functions out of the norm. It is

Antibiotics In Dentistry: Do We Need Antibiotics When We See The Dentist? The use of antibiotics in dentistry has been one of the most discussed topics around the globe, and unfortunately, there is none with a universal consensus as to the

What is a Dry Socket? A dry socket is a complication that can occur after tooth extraction. The medical term for dry socket is “Alveolar Osteitis”. It is a very painful condition and will require the dentist to intervene to

What Is Gum Disease?  Gingivitis commonly known as gum disease is the most common disease present in almost every human being. Some may have generalized gingivitis, while some may have localized gingivitis. It is classically characterized by bleeding gums around the

Why Do I Need A Root Canal? We first have to understand the tooth structure to appreciate the rationale of root canal treatment. The outer covering of the tooth, which appears white, is called enamel. This is the hardest substance in

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist? This simple question is on a lot of people’s mind and the answer may not be as simple. Regular visits to the dentist should be part of your annual health check routine. Most clinicians