Tag: gum problems

Making a difference through YOUR smile: Dr Mawarni

Making a difference through YOUR smile: Dr Mawarni

Razi works as a senior executive in one of the prestigious company in Kuala Lumpur. Being a simple minded man, he actually quite comfortable with his self-image despite losing many of his front teeth due to gum problems. His teeth became shaky and eventually need…

What’s Going On In Your Mouth? – Dr. Adyan

What’s Going On In Your Mouth? – Dr. Adyan

I had a sweet and lovely middle-aged couple who walked into the clinic a few days ago, the wife was complaining of immense pain on one of her back tooth.   Both of them came into my room, and I invited the wife to have…

Bye Bye Gaps – Dr Tan Swee Ling

Bye Bye Gaps – Dr Tan Swee Ling

Gaps between teeth are commonly agreed to be less appealing, less aesthetic.

A mismatch between the size of the jaw bones and the size of the teeth can cause either extra space between teeth or crowding of teeth. If the teeth are too small for the jaw bone, spaces between the teeth will occur. If the teeth are too big for the jaw, teeth will be crowded.

Spaces develop for a few other reasons as well.

One of them are periodontal (gum) disease, which results in the loss of the bone that supports the teeth. In people who have lost a lot of bone, the teeth can become loose. This movement can result in gaps between the front teeth.

A vibrant young lady, Ayesha, walked into the clinic hoping for a solution regarding the gaps in her lower front teeth.

She said,” I regret not taking care of my teeth better after the removal of braces during my teen days. Now they have moved apart!”

I smiled, reassuring that these are small matter and that it can be fixed with simple fillings.

” I still want to have teeth in my old age,” Ayesha shudders as she blurted these words out.

” Yes dear, don’t you worry.”

I assured her that we will be closing these gaps with simple fillings.

In less than an hour, the gaps no longer exist. She was very excited when given the mirror.

“Wow! It’s amazing!”, she exclaimed, “that was fast too!”

I’m glad she loved how it turned out, and I’m grateful to be able to bring back the confidence in her smile.

 

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EmunDo Photodynamic Therapy – An effective and painless treatment for gum – Dr Gan

EmunDo Photodynamic Therapy – An effective and painless treatment for gum – Dr Gan

Do you know that gum disease is a very common problem among Malaysian? According to the National Oral Health Survey of Adults (NOHSA), Oral Health Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, 94% of dentate adults (adult with teeth) have some form of periodontal disease. What is…

Here’s how you probably risk yourself of getting gum disease: Dr Mawarni

Here’s how you probably risk yourself of getting gum disease: Dr Mawarni

Hi everyone! Today I am going to write about my journey in encountering patients who have gum disease. I list down the most common reasons on how they got the disease:- Do not come for routine 6 months regular check up. Not many patients realize…