Dental Visit Regular dental visits are essential for maintaining good oral health.

Please understand that the dental procedures are no more painful as it used to be. Your dentist will use anesthetic sprays and injections to suppress pain. Chat with the dentist to let him understand your problems better If you are feeling any discomfort during treatment, signal the dentist to stop. During the dental visit, ask the dentist to explain each step of the dental procedure before hand, if needed.

During the dental visit, ask the dentist to explain each step of the dental procedure before hand, if needed.

A large number of dental problems are due to improper brushing resulting in damages to the enamel coating, accumulation of plaque, tartar formation and gum diseases. Click here to learn proper brushing and flossing techniques. Parents should teach their children proper techniques early.

General Tips

Eat balanced food, that have minerals and vitamins Avoid eating sweets or sticky food between meals. Brush your teeth after every meal. Use a good tooth paste and tooth brush. Visit your dentist once in 6 months. If your child has protruding or misaligned teeth, start orthodontic treatments early (9 years age), for better results. Never put off meeting your dentist. Minor pain and sensitivity, if untreated can lead to major complications. Make use of the wealth of information on this site to maintain healthy teeth!!