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Parents need to worry about baby bottle tooth decay.  Giving an infant sugary drinks before naptime or at nighttime is harmful because during sleep, the flow of saliva decreases, allowing the sugary liquids to linger on the child’s teeth for an extended period of time. If left untreated, pain and infection can result. Severely decayed teeth may need to be …

Removal of Dentigerous Cyst in an OR Setting @ Centuria Medical Makati

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What is a Dentigerous Cyst?  During the development of permanent teeth, occasionally our body forms a sac of clear fluid around the crown, usually in the lower jaw which is also known as the mandible. It is usually not painful, but sometimes it may expand. This cyst is called a dentigerous cyst, which is the most common odontogenic development cyst, …

Cranio Sacral Therapy

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Cranio Sacral Therapy might be new to other people but some people may have heard about this healing modality but aren’t sure what it is. “CranioSacral Therapy is an educated, specific, noninvasive touch that supports your body’s innate ability to heal.” This gentle healing technique can address a variety of health concerns. Tissue Release – it is a sense of …

Root Canal Therapy

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A root canal problem can be a very serious issue if not treated as it may cause  further implications so to treat it as soon as possible is a must. An endodontic treatment is needed when there is pulp inflammation which is usually caused by a number of factors, such as: •       Serious tooth decay •       Cracked or chipped tooth …

Dental Implants – Several reasons for having them done

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There are several good reasons why you should do so and we have listed down four of them. 1.      They are Specialists – The first and foremost reason you should always go to a professional implantologist for your dental implants is because they are specialists. These specialists have further training in this type of field. Dentistry has highly evolved compared …

Brace Watchers Diet

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Your dentist’s goal is to provide you with a beautiful smile.  This can only be accomplished if the braces stay attached to your teeth.  Some types of foods are capable of breaking your bands or brackets, bending your wire, and breaking the cement under your bands or brackets so that these leak and possibly cause decay.  All of these PROLONG …

What is TMJ?

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If you might hear your dentist tell you that you have TMJ problem, you might ask what TMJ stands for. T- for Temporal bone which is part of the area of your skull;
M – is for mandible, or your lower jaw. 
J for joint, where your head and jaw meet.
 
Some causes of TMJ problem might be misalignment of the …

Dental Bleaching for a Whiter and Brighter Smile

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Do you know what makes a smile more gorgeous?  Two words—BRIGHT and WHITE. A lot of my patients are really eager about having their teeth whitened. Among the choices of tooth-whitening procedures, dental bleaching, in the Philippines, is one of the most popular among the options because of it being the most conservative and most economical among the others. Since there …

Invisalign – The Clear Alternative To Braces

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Having a confident smile can change everything. Clinical studies have shown the direct connection between smiling and wellbeing and now, thanks to the revolutionary ‘invisible’ technology behind INVISALIGN a stunning smile is clearly within reach. INVISALIGN is a patented proprietary system that uses 3D modelling software and cutting-edge manufacturing technology to provide a clear, removable orthodontic solution for straightening teeth …

Dental Care for Your Children: A Guide

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Children who start to experience proper dental treatment when they are very young are most likely to have a positive outlook toward dental care and favorable attitudes throughout their lives. You, as their parents, play a very important role in getting your children to start having a positive attitude toward proper dental care. Because dental visits play an integral part …