Q1.      What Is A Dental Sealant?

Ans. A dental sealant is a resin applied to the chewing surfaces. The sealant bonds to the pits and grooves on the biting surfaces of those teeth, and helps protect them from getting cavities.

Q2.     What Is A Dental Implant?

Ans. A  dental implant  is a man-made artificial replacement for natural teeth. It is placed where the They are compatible with the human body and will attach to the jawbone and gum tissue.

Q3. Does Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth?

Ans.  Teeth whitening does not soften,  demineralize, or weaken the teeth in any way.

Q4.      What Are Veneers?

Ans.  A veneer is a thin, semi-translucent “Shell”, permanently bonded to your tooth. Veneers are customized to your teeth and usually made out of porcelain. They are a cosmetic procedure used to treat a variety of dental conditions such as: spaces between teeth, broken or chipped teeth, stained or unsightly old fillings.

Q5.     What Is A Root Canal?

Ans. A Root Canal is a therapy done on a tooth to treat a disorder of the nerve (pulp) of the tooth. The diseased nerve is removed and the empty chamber is cleaned and sterilized.

Q6.  Is It Difficult To Eat After Putting Dentures?

Ans. Initially eating requires practice. One should start eating soft food that is cut into small bites. Food should be chewed using both sides to avoid tripping of dentures.

Q7.      What is meant by tooth decay?

Ans.  It is a microbial disease of the calcified tissues of the teeth, characterized by the demineralization of the organic portion and destruction of the inorganic substance of the tooth.

Q8.  When is the wisdom tooth removal indicated?

Ans.  Wisdom tooth will come to the oral cavity after 18 years, so by that time for some people there won’t be enough space for the tooth to come out so it may not come out or it will impinge on the soft tissue or hit the adjacent tooth ,in such condition it is advisable to remove the wisdom tooth.

Q9.   What is meant by fixed denture?

Ans. Fixed denture means the missing tooth will be replaced to your Oral cavity permanently which cannot be removed by yourself, and there won’t be any plastic or steel plate seen outside

Two types of fixed prostheses:

  1. Fixed bridge
  2. Implant

Q10.    What is the difference b/w bridge & implants?

Ans. In fixed bridge, in order to replace the missing tooth we need to take support from the two teeth adjacent tooth.