Tag: scaling and polishing

REMOVE THAT TARTAR : DR. DINI

REMOVE THAT TARTAR : DR. DINI

Do you have this kind of teeth? Or, have you seen this kind of condition on someone else’s mouth? As much as it grosses you to see this, but for us ,dentists, it is a different story. Yes, It is gross but removing hardened plaque/…

Internal bleaching for root canal treated tooth!

Internal bleaching for root canal treated tooth!

We all know a thing or two about teeth whitening/ bleaching treatment, but have you ever heard about internal bleaching before? Internal bleaching is usually done on a tooth that has undergone root canal treatment but discoloured ( yellowish or greyish hue) . Specific bleaching…

Whitening for the Groom – Dr. Shanaz

Whitening for the Groom – Dr. Shanaz

Jay was going to get married in 3 weeks time. And as any groom, he’d like to look the best he can for his big day. Whiter teeth was on his mind as he thought his tooth has gotten yellower over the years because of frequent coffee and tea.

Zoom! In-Office Whitening was a suitable choice for Jay as it gives a predictable result post whitening. After going through the post-operative care of his teeth after whitening, we were set to go! I explained to him that it would be great if he can come back a week after his whitening treatment to fix that chipped tooth. It’s always best to allow the whitening effect to settle properly before proceeding with a new filling as the colour might vary slightly.

Before Whitening
Setting up whitening and shade selection

Whitening however can cause sensitivity during the procedure, and Jay only managed to go through 2 of the total 4 cycles that Zoom! Whitening offers. Nonetheless, his teeth were whitened! And now he’s a happy groom to be with a dazzling new white smile!

Post Whitening

All that’s left was to do up his chipped tooth, and he’ll be picture perfect for his big day! – Dr. Shanaz

Scaling (Teeth cleaning) : Dr Nik

Scaling (Teeth cleaning) : Dr Nik

Scaling is a common dental procedure to remove all plaque and tartar/calculus that build up around your teeth. This is the most basic treatment or procedure in dentistry. Doing this treatment at a regular basis will make sure you have healthy gum, which is one…

Oral Hygiene and It’s Importance – Dr. Shanaz

Oral Hygiene and It’s Importance – Dr. Shanaz

Everyone knows we should be visiting our dentists twice a year. It’s something we’ve been taught of since we were in primary school! This rule applies to everyone, even dentists. But there’s a reason why we encourage our patients to come back every 6 months.…