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There can be many causes or conditions that lead to the formation of a cavity. Some of them are:
Regular visits to the dentist are essential for early detection of cavities. Immediate intervention will prevent further decay and damage to the cavities. Cavities can be detected in the following ways:
Healthy gums are firm and don't bleed. Gum bleeding is the first sign of gum disease or Gingivitis (mild inflammation of gums). This occurs when plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) built up at the gum line are not removed effectively. The gums become red and puffy and may bleed while brushing. A professional cleaning will solve the problem.
When gum disease or infection has progressed below the gum line, you will require the gum surgery apart from a professional cleaning. Gum surgery or flap surgery involves reflecting (lifting) the gum from the tooth to remove the infection. Then the gum is repositioned and sutured to hold it in place until it heals.
Bad breath may be caused by various factors some of them are:
Not at all. Cleaning is a gentle, non-invasive procedure involving a non-abrasive, ultrasonic instrument which dislodges the surface tartar and stains.
Bleaching uses a mild solution of carbamide peroxide retained in a custom-made mould that fits your teeth. Carbamide peroxide has neutral PH and has been used by dentists for many years as an oral antiseptic and as a tooth whitener. The side effects (if any) will be slight sensitivity of the teeth, which disappears within 48 hours after medication ends.
Sensitivity of teeth can be caused by various factors such as: