Dental scaling is a procedure done to remove excess plaque and tartar build-up on the tooth and root surface. Scaling can be done manually or with the help of an ultrasonic machine called a scaler. Scaling prevents gum diseases.
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Query: Hello doctor, My age is 18 years. I had a root canal last year. I have many cavities in my teeth. I brush three times a day nicely then also cavities grow up and come on other teeth. Please tell me any of your solutions. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. The cavities (caries) have many causes to occur in the mouth. And overall cleaning with proper technique of brushing and flossing is essential to maintain good oral hygiene. Good oral hygiene with reg... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Today I went to the dentist for a checkup and cleaning. When I came out I realized that my two front teeth were loose. I guess they were too rough. When I was 7, I fell on my teeth and I have been told that the roots got extremely short after that. My dentist said there was nothing sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. After cleaning and scaling of the teeth, they generally become loose temporarily because of the ultrasonic movement of the instrument. You do not need to worry as it will get to the normal in coming d... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I have an issue regarding my gums. For the past few days, I have been feeling that my gums are becoming weak and thin as they are leaving my teeth and going down from my teeth. I want to say that a part of the teeth which is hidden under gum is showing. I am a smoker and I am already tr... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. Receding gums can be a problem associated with many factors. It is known as the recession of gums. I would like to know if you have a habit of brushing your teeth hard. Smoking causes stains on teeth ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Something broke off from one of my teeth, and I would like to know what was it that broke and what I should do about it (if anything). I think it might have been tartar or cementum, but I do not know. They are hard and off whitish (a little yellowing). They are the same as that materi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. It seems the broken part is tartar (calculus) which gets accumulated over teeth mainly lower inner side of the front teeth. From the images, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it seems yo... Read Full »