Fluoride Varnish



Related Terms: Fluoride Toothpaste, Regular Brushing, Dental Varnish, Prevention Of Nursing Bottle Caries, Rct, Sensitive Teeth, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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My teeth still pain after a fluoride varnish. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I had gone to a dentist. He applied fluoride varnish paste on my teeth saying that the cavities are very small. But my teeth are still paining. What to do?  Read Full »
Dr. Subha
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dental varnish contains fluoride which is anticarious and hence prevents the progression of tooth decay. Pit caries are very minute and very minimal cavities that are superficially present on the teeth. Pit caries does not require fillings because to do the filling,...  Read Full »
 
Oral Health Care for Expecting Mothers and Infants
Article Overview: Maintenance of oral health in children is as important as in an adult. Most of the parents do not know the procedure that needs to be followed to maintain a good oral health of their child.  Read Article »
Dr. Paras Angrish
Pedodontist

Maintenance of oral care starts perinatally. The mother needs to keep her oral hygiene healthy, to establish good oral habits, and to prevent the transfer of cavity-causing bacteria to her child. Oral Health Care for Pregnant and Lactating Women: The perinatal period is an optimum time to educate ...  Read Article »
 
Tooth Sensitivity - Causes, Treatment and Home remedies
Article Overview: The sensitivity of tooth is one of the most common dental problems that each one of us faces at some stage of our life. This article deals with the causes, treatments, home remedies, and preventive measures to deal with teeth sensitivity.  Read Article »
Dr. Honey Arora
Dentist

Tooth Sensitivity, termed as dentinal hypersensitivity, causes short lasting sharp pain in a single tooth or multiple teeth. It occurs when teeth come in contact with hot, cold, sweet, and acidic foods or due to exposure of teeth to air. Important Points Teeth sensitivity can cause serious disco ...  Read Article »
 
My 14 months old son's top four teeth look rough and are crumbling. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a very concerned father of a 14 months old boy. His first six teeth came in, but the top four teeth look quite rough and are crumbling. His bottom two teeth seem fine. He is still almost exclusively breastfed, as he does not like to eat food, and seldom opens his mouth. I believe...  Read Full »
Dr. Naveen Thomas
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The upper front teeth show early childhood caries lesion resulting in decay. You need start giving him other semi-solid food and reduce exclusive breastfeeding. After every breastfeeding,...  Read Full »
 
My tooth is sensitive even after using an anti-sensitivity toothpaste. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing a sensitivity in my tooth, whenever I drink something cold. I have sensitivity on the front tooth, both on the upper and lower jaws. I also notice a crack down the front teeth on the lower jaws. I started using a sensitivity relief toothpaste. Initially, it worked qu...  Read Full »
Dr. Honey Arora
Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears to be dentinal hypersensitivity, and it occurs due to the opening of the nerve endings on the surface of the teeth. If there is crack on the teeth, then an X-ray should be done, to rule out the cause. The treatment can be planned accordingly. If it is due t...  Read Full »
 
My 2 year old son's teeth are exposed and are sensitive. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have a 2 year old son, who was born through a c-section. One out of his six teeth is actively disintegrating. The enamel has come off, and the inner part of the tooth is exposed and sensitive to cold drinks. What should I do?  Read Full »
Dr. Honey Arora
Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms look like that of an early childhood caries (nursing bottle caries), which is commonly due to more sweet in the baby's diet and poor maintenance of oral hygiene. I would suggest you take an OPG (orthopantomography), an x-ray of all the teeth. The treatment...  Read Full »
 
How to Prevent Dental Erosion?
Article Overview: Dental erosion is the wearing away of the tooth structure by acids. This article discusses in detail the causes and management of dental erosion.  Read Article »
Dr. Nivedita Dalmia
Dentist

What is Dental Erosion? Gradual dissolution of dental hard tissue by acids is termed as dental erosion. It is an irreversible loss of tooth structure. Difference Between Erosion, Abrasion and Attrition: Erosion - Chemical wear of the tooth structure by extrinsic/intrinsic acids. ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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