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Looking To Give Your Child Good Dental Health For Life? Here’s how. Aug 21st, 2018

Looking To Give Your Child Good Dental Health For Life? Here’s how. The percentage of kids in the US suffering from tooth decay is on a high. Though the situation has improved, the awareness level is relatively limited. At Dr.K Dental we believe that there are several ways that tooth...

How Does Discreet Orthodontics Benefit You? Aug 16th, 2018

How Does Discreet Orthodontics Benefit You? What is your impression of orthodontics? Do you picture it is a metal train track brace? Well, you aren't the only one! Many adults reckon it is the only type of orthodontic treatment at the dentist’s office, which can be more than enough to...

Do You Ignore Bad Breath? Aug 10th, 2018

Do You Ignore Bad Breath? There are many who suffer from occasional bout of halitosis or bad breath, and this is not uncommon among those who consume foods that have strong odour like garlic and onion. Here you can do nothing much to get rid of the odour than to...

Implants vs. Dentures or Bridges: The Facts and the Myths Jun 24th, 2018

Do you know that 35 million Americans have all their teeth in one or both jaws missing? And you wouldn't want to be one of those, would you? Dental implant can be the next best thing to real teeth.  Dental implants have long replaced dentures as one of the most...

Seven Things You Need To Know About Teeth Whitening Jun 23rd, 2018

Nothing can beat a bright confident smile particularly if the teeth are glowing white. And no other cosmetic dental procedure can come close to teeth whitening in terms of changing the appearance of your smile for the better. It’s also the least expensive of all cosmetic treatments available at present....

What are The Things You Should Know Before Getting Your Smile Whitened, Straightened or Veneered? Jun 19th, 2018

Cosmetic dentistry procedures teeth whitening, veneers, teeth straightening, bonding have become mainstream in the US, where image enhancement is something  sacrosanct. Here are four things to consider before going for any cosmetic dentistry procedure:   Everything starts with a bit of planning: Most dental experts and professionals in the US...

What are the Main Advantages of Dental Implants? Jun 17th, 2018

A dental implant, also called as a fixture, is a surgical element that is surgically positioned into the skill or the jaw bone to support a dental prosthesis such as a denture, crowd, or a bridge.  The present day dental implant involves the use of materials such as ceramic, titanium,...

I have missing teeth? What can I do about it? May 17th, 2018

Often, patients tell us they have missing teeth and are clueless about how to get the problem fixed. If you have missing teeth or don’t quite have a full set of permanent teeth, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. The American Dental Association (ADA), in a report, mentions that the average...

Don’t wait until tooth pain to see your dentist! May 11th, 2018

We have had an increasing influx of patients to our office perceived to have pieces of their tooth chipped away over time. Unfortunately, in several cases they are well past the time or the offending tooth was so badly decayed that the tooth couldn’t be rescued. And there are some...

Dental Health Care for Diabetes Patien May 8th, 2018

One of the most overlooked health area is dental care. As long as one’s dental issues aren’t attended to, he or she can be prone to other health problems. A point in case is a diabetic patient who must be doubly careful in ensuring his/her dental health is well taken...

The many benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry May 3rd, 2018

Cosmetic Dentistry has evolved from strength to strength over the years owing to technological advancement.  There are many who would like to put up a great smile using cosmetic dentistry procedures. Though Cosmetic Dentistry, at large, works on the dental problems to prevent them in the first place, the focus...

What is Preventative Dentistry all about? May 3rd, 2018

What dentists preach and practise all over is ‘restorative dentistry’, nothing but famed cosmetic dentistry that almost everyone is familiar with. The goal is to fix any issue, imperfections or flaws concerning the teeth that helps restore one’s smile and confidence in the process. For instance, stained teeth or gaps...

Why Are Your Teeth Yellow Even Though You Have Good Dental Hygiene? Aug 8th, 2017

Our dental professionals at Dr.K Dental hear this all the time: ‘why are my teeth yellowish in colour, though I maintain good dental hygiene? So what can be the reasons? It doesn’t necessarily mean that your teeth are unhealthy or unclean. Instead of worrying about how you actually care for...

Should You Talk To Your Dentist About Your Wisdom Teeth? Aug 7th, 2017

One thing that is often attributed to wisdom teeth is pain. Recent studies shows that nearly 85% of people wanted to have their wisdom teeth removed citing lack of room for them to grow properly. The mouth, usually, can put up 28 teeth, and the additional four would mean that...

Can Veneers be whitened? Jul 27th, 2017

Got your new Veneers? You may seem to be a lot more positive about your new found sparkling, straight smile.  However, with time, your veneers may turn discolored and lose its sheen. So what to do about it and how can your veneers be whitened? How do Veneers become discolored?...

Some Hard Facts About Missing Teeth! Jul 20th, 2017

Is missing teeth gonna be a big deal? No, not for most people. But there is a certain downside to it and that is the several negative effects of not replacing a missing teeth. Having missing teeth isn’t just about putting an attractive smile on your face. Here are some...

Are You Under The Weather? How To Take Care Of Your Teeth? Jul 17th, 2017

Whether it’s a stomach bug or flu, your oral health can take a beating when you aren’t well. Even common cold can have a slightly deleterious effect on your teeth than you may think of, particularly when the colder months roll in. Elderly and senior individuals may be in for...

Are Transparent Aligners Becoming More Popular Than ‘Wired’ Braces? Jul 11th, 2017

Are you looking to have your teeth straightened? Do traditional orthodontic methods allow doing this without inconvenience and lower visibility? Though the method worked like charm for many years, it is definitely not hassle-free if you undergo the procedure. However, there is good news: non-wire braces for improved teeth straightening...

Should Gingivitis Be Taken Seriously? Jul 4th, 2017

The information dished out online, in addition to the growing general awareness on the implications of gum diseases has helped people to become more dental health conscious. Toothpastes that are generally marketed as the panacea for gum diseases can be just one of the reasons for why gum diseases are...

How is Gum Disease Connected To Heart Disease? A Study By The Harvard Medical School Jun 24th, 2017

A recent study by the Harvard Medical School has shown that people with poor oral health are exposed to high risk of cardiovascular problems such as stroke or heart attack than people with none. Here are some of the theories proposed:   The bacteria that causes gum infection, periodontis and...