New Technology in Dental Practice – “CBCT”

Before any surgery or implant placement, it is better to evaluate the dimensions of bone, soft tissues, proximity etc to avoid possible complications. With least radiation we get maximum information using CBCT ( Cone Beam Computed Tomography). With this modern technology, dental treatment and surgeries become foolproof.

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Oral Cancer and Its Management

Oral cancer Cancer  –   the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to surrounding tissue. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. Oral cancer can occur on the: Lips Gums Tongue Inner lining of the cheeks Roof of the mouth Floor of the mouth Signs and symptoms A sore that doesn’t heal A sore that bleeds A growth, lump or thickening of the skin or lining of your mouth Loose teeth Poorly fitting dentures Tongue pain Jaw pain or stiffness Difficult or painful chewing Difficult or painful swallowing Sore throat When to see a doctor Make an appointment with your doctor or dentist if you have any persistent signs and symptoms that bother you and last more than two weeks. Your doctor will likely investigate other more common caus ...

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Cosmetic Reconstruction of Lip after Dog Bite

Lip reconstruction done under local anaesthesia with layer by layer approximation. Maxillofacial surgical unit, Kamala Dental Specialty Hospital.

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Ask your Dentist – Trivandrum, Kerala

There are many questions in our mind when we think about teeth and its safety. Patients should never hesitate to ask questions regarding their oral health to their dentists. Here we answer a few….. Does cleaning of teeth make them loose? Teeth are held by bone and gums around them. The tartar around the teeth which causes infections leads to receding of bone and gum levels. So, if it is not removed periodically, it can cause loosening of teeth. Cleaning helps to remove tartar and stop gum and bone from receding. Is root canal treatment a painful procedure? Root canal treatment is done when the nerve of teeth is affected due to decay, trauma or fracture. It involves removing the damaged pulpal nerve, cleaning and shaping of root canal and then filling it with a biocompatible material. As th ...

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Digital Dental Revolution

An article  by Dr.Segin Chandran K.R. MDS(OMFS) in Brand Kerala magazine latest edition(March 2018)

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