Dental Care

Dental Care

METALLIC BRACES

Metallic braces are made of stainless steel. They are the mainstay of orthodontic treatment. Metallic braces are strong, they attach well to teeth and have very less friction. Treatment is faster in metallic braces. They are the most economical. The main disadvantage of metallic braces has been their appearance. Due to their color, they are most noticeable braces which discourage many from undergoing orthodontic treatment. Their advantages are they are economical, affordable and give faster results. With advancements in the manufacturing process, the latest varieties of metal braces are very small in size and less noticeable than traditional metallic braces.

CERAMIC BRACES

Ceramic braces are tooth-colored braces. They solve most common disadvantage of metallic braces and that is unaesthetic appearance. Ceramic braces are most suitable for individuals who are in socially interactive professions such as P R management etc. they are also helpful for individuals who want their braces to be INVISIBLE but CANT AFFORD THE COST OF ALIGNERS. They are more expensive than metallic braces. When it comes to results, ceramic braces provide results which are as excellent as metallic braces. But they need better home care from patient otherwise there is always a chance for them to get stained.

TRANSPARENT BRACES or ICE BRACKETS. Transparent brackets are a major leap forward in the field of ceramic braces. Following are some important features of transparent braces.

  • Very Comfortable
  • Good Design
  • Brilliant Esthetics
  • Excellent Strength
  • Made from the single crystal (monocrystalline)

INVIABLE BRACES

Invisible braces derive their name from the fact that they are not visible to others. Invisible braces are actually lingual braces which are placed on inner surfaces of the teeth. They are very comfortable, not visible and offer treatment results as good as conventional braces placed on outer surfaces of teeth.

ALIGNERS

Aligners are the latest in the field of orthodontics. aligners move your teeth without any braces or wires being placed on teeth. Yes, ALIGNERS need no brackets and wires on teeth. Aligners are most esthetic, best for patients who are highly conscious about the METALLIC LOOK OF braces. Aligners are a set of specially made resin trays, custom made for patients. The process of making aligners include 3D IMAGING, 3D PRINTING, CAD CAM PROCEDURES. All that patient has to do is just wear the trays.

ADVANTAGES

  • Invisible
  • Most aesthetic.
  • Can be removed at the will of the patient. It means a patient can attend important family functions without braces.
  • Highly preferable for adult patients
  • Very helpful for models, celebrities, and people involved in socially interactive professions

ORAL SURGERY

Maxillofacial surgery is the treatment of problems affecting the mouth, gums, teeth, jaws and related facial structures. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is also concerned with treatment of oral cancer, tumors and cysts. Oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures include the following

  • Tooth extractions
  • Placemnt of implants
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Bone grafting
  • Reconstructive surgeries
  • Treatment of TMJ disorders
  • Surgical repair of traumatic injury, cancers and tumors
  • Wisdom tooth removal

CROWNS

A dental crown is tooth-shaped cap used to replace damaged or missing teeth to restore the smile, appearance and function.

Dr. PV’S clinic has vast experience in the placement of all varieties of crowns including the most advanced ones. You can choose any material or any type of crown we will give you the best result. Not only that, but we will also help you by educating about advantages, disadvantages, indications, contraindications, and uses of various crowns so that you can choose the one which is best suited for you.

BRIDGES

They are used to replace missing teeth.
  1. Uses
    • Improve food chewing capacity
    • Improve speech
    • Adjacent teeth are protected
    • Replace teeth
    • Restore smile
    • Reduce muscle pain
    • Reduce TMJ pain
  2. Types
    • Tooth-colored, metal free, ceramic bridges
    • Tooth-colored, metal free, ceramic and CAD CAM bridges
    • Tooth-colored, porcelain and metal combination bridges
    • Resin bridges—minimum use

DENTURES

Dentures are prosthetic devices used to replace all the teeth. They are very helpful for elderly people who have lost all their teeth.

Uses
  • Food chewing capacity increases enormously
  • The appearance of the face improves tremendously
  • TMJ pains will be relieved
Types
  • Normal acrylic dentures
  • BPS dentures
  • Flexible dentures
  • Implant supported dentures
  • Overdentures

GUM DISEASE TREATMENT (PERIODONTICS)

Periodontics is a specialized field of dentistry concerned with the treatment of

  • Gum disease
  • Loose teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Food impaction
Uses
  • Life of the teeth will be increased
  • Bad breath will be eliminated
Types of Treatments
  • Flap Surgery
  • Flap surgery with LASERS
HOW TO RECOGNIZE GUM DISEASE
  • SENSITIVITY
  • BLEEDING ON BRUSHING THE TEETH
  • FOUL SMELL
  • GAPS BETWEEN THE TEETH
  • LOOSE TEETH
  • RED, SWOLLEN, TENDER GUMS
  • A SENSE OF WEAKNESS IN GUMS

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(ENDODONTICS)

When do you need it?
  • The tooth is severely damaged by a cavity. Bacterial infection spreading deep into the teeth up to and Sometimes spreading into the bone.
How do u recognize that you need it?
  • Pain while consuming cold or hot food, and continues for a longer duration
  • Pain while eating
  • No pain but tooth has turned black and breaking away in pieces over the time
What are the benefits?
  • Life of the tooth is increased, it can be retained for the entire life
  • A tooth can be restored to its original shape, size, and color
  • Sometimes swelling associated with the infection will be eliminated.
WHAT HAPPENS IF ROOT CANAL TREATMENT IS NOT DONE
  • An infection will continue to damage the tooth and finally, you might be left with only one option – TOOTH REMOVAL
HOW MANY TIMES DID YOU TO COME?
  • At Dr. PV’S Clinic, we do root canal treatment with advanced equipment specially designed for the purpose with the help of Digital Radiography. So you need to come only once for root canal treatment unless the infection has spread into the bone, in such case two or three appointments will be needed.
  • Our speciality is we always do the advanced RCT treatment called Rotary Endodontics
ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(ENDODONTICS)

PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

Fluoride application

This is an excellent procedure which protects teeth from cavities. It’s a very useful procedure for children

Pit and fissure sealants

Another excellent procedure which protects yours and your children’s teeth from cavities. The procedure involves blocking deep fissures and pits on the teeth with resins. Very useful for children who consume lots of candies and chocolates.

PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

This includes all kinds of services which directed at protecting children teeth and oral health. We treat your children as the special visitor at our practice. Their needs are much different from adults. Hence we have a pedodontist to attend children and their dental health needs. At Dr. PV’S clinic every effort is done to take good care of your child.

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

LASERS

Advantages of lasers
  • Less blood during tooth removal
  • Better healing
  • Less pain and swelling following dental surgeries
  • Better results with root canal treatments
Dentist ultraviolet light equipment