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Zion Hospital & Research Centre , Dimapur
A dental surgeon is a specialist whose practice is in the field of dentistry. A dentist or a dental surgeon is a doctor who is specialized in diagnosing, preventing, and treating problems related to oral cavity (teeth and jawbones). A dentist is a trained and qualified doctor who treats all the teeth related conditions such as teeth pain, gum care, Bad Breath, tooth decay, gum diseases, mouth sores, fever blisters or cold sores, Stained Teeth, Cavities, Chipped Tooth, impacted teeth, cracked tooth, Tooth Sensitivity, toothache, gingivitis, periodontitis, oral cancer, mouth sores, tooth erosion, tooth sensitivity, crooked teeth, gap between teeth, unattractive smile, Wisdom Teeth Problem, and dental emergency, etc. Patients can consult online with dentists for non-emergency dental problems, dentist advice, for the second opinion of a dentist, and for follow-ups cases.
When to consult online with a dental surgeon-
• Patients should have to consult a dentist when they have the following signs and symptoms like Whitish or chalky patches in the teeth surface, Bleeding gums, Bad breath, Grayish-white plaque buildup on the teeth, small and black pit on the tooth surface.
• For the second opinion for mouth and teeth related diseases.
There are a variety of signs and symptoms that show you have tooth and gum diseases such as bad breath that lasts long, red or swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing, loose teeth, sensitive teeth, receding gums, tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, tooth erosion, toothache, mouth sores, jaw pain, dry mouth etc.
Ranging from personal habits to poor nutrition to certain illnesses, there are uncountable numbers of factors that cause dental diseases. Some of the most common causes include- poor brushing, poor oral hygiene, excessive consumption of sugary drink, chewing tobacco, smoking, hormonal disorder, diabetes, genetic susceptibility, bacterial infection, age, etc.
Gum diseases, also known as gingivitis is one of the top causes of tooth loss. Gingivitis can occur at any age that causes receding gum and root decay. Redness, swelling, bleeding, receding gum, bad breath, loose teeth, plaque formation, and ulcer are some common indicator of gum diseases.