Category Archives: Orthodontics

Root-Canal Treatment Steps, Procedure, Cost

Root canal treatment (RCT), also known as endodontic treatment is used to describe a procedure that treats the nerve of the tooth. A root canal is a treatment of the pulp of the tooth that is inflamed, infected, or dead. Endodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals specifically with the tooth pulp and tissues surrounding the root… Read More »

Does a Root Canal hurt?

Is Root canal treatment is painful or does a root canal hurt? In order to know the answer to this, it is essential to understand that general information of what is a root canal treatment is? Root canal is followed by many misconceptions. It is widely accepted that Root canal procedure is one of the most painful types… Read More »

Dental Amalgam Fillings or Resin composite, Which is better?

Silver fillings are usually recognized as dental amalgams. Basically it is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and copper. Mercury makes up about 50 percent of the compound, therefore it is considered as the main component of filling compound. The main function of mercury in filling is to bind the metals together in order to provide a strong,… Read More »

Silver Fillings versus White Teeth Fillings, Which is better?

Like all other fields, we should be thankful to technological advances, which make the life of dentists and patients easier as both have now several choices when it comes to selecting materials to fill cavities. Among the choices are natural tooth-colored materials such as resin-based composite fillings and more traditional dental fillings such as those made of metal… Read More »