Patient Education Videos

  • Tri Tip Bristle Technology

    Colgate SlimSoft Tri-Tip brush bristles delivers deeper and 3 times cleaning with less pressure due to its advanced triple tip technology. So, 1 bristle- 3 tips for 3 opportunities to clean.

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  • Wholemouth Clean

    With over 80% of germs residing in other areas of mouth such as tongue, cheeks and gums brushing only your teeth surface may not be enough. Colgate 360* WHOLE MOUTH CLEAN helps to extend your daily oral cleaning to these soft tissues apart from tooth surface and thus prevents plaque and gingivitis problem and reduces oral malodor.

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  • Fillings, Crowns & RCT

    Visit to a dental clinic for a cavity problem can be a difficult experience for some people. However, if detected early the cavity can easily be restored with a simple filling which essentially is a painless procedure. But with deeper cavities and problems such as broken tooth, your dentist might have to perform a root canal procedure to save the remaining tooth structure and then place a metal or ceramic crown to prevent the tooth from further damage.

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  • Plaque Build Up

    Plaque is a dental biofilm made up of different types of bacteria which is the main reason of dental problems such as gingivitis and malodor. Mechanical cleaning devices such as toothbrush or dental floss is the most effective way to control plaque build up.

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  • Understanding Gum Disease

    Gum diseases are predominantly caused by bacterias which when left uncleaned can release toxic chemicals around the gum margin thus causing gingivitis and damage to tooth and bone tissue. These microbes grow over time and form plaque biofilm which can be difficult to remove by routine brushing and might require a professional cleaning.

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  • How to Floss

    Your toothbrush might not be able to reach all areas of your mouth and hence dentist recommend using a dental floss at least once a day. Learning the right flossing technique allows you to use it more effectively and with less trouble some experience.

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  • Teach Children How to Brush

    Children should be made to brush with a soft or ultra soft bristle kids toothbrush as soon the first tooth erupts in the mouth. In order to teach them the right brushing techninque, the initial brushing sessions should be done under adult supervision.

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  • Caries Progression

    Caries or dental cavity is the most prevalent dental disease yet it is preventable. The cavity occurs due to a combination of 3 factors namely uncleaned tooth surface, acid producing microbes and presence of sugar around the tooth surface and it progresses through multiple stages from enamel surface demineralization to frank cavitation.

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  • Causes of Bad Breath

    Bad breath or halitosis can be embarassing and can have a social impact on people around you. Most often bad breath is due to not proper cleaning of our mouth leading to growth of malodor causing bacterias. Other reasons which can cause bad breath include tobacco, foods like onions or garlic, diabetes etc. Daily brushing and flossing coupled with good water intake will help to reduce the occurence of bad breath.

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  • A closer look at Cavities

    Cavities are caused due to bacterial acids which eat up the tooth surface leading to pain, infection and bone loss. Cavities are preventable and simple measures such as daily brushing with a fluoridated toothpaste, flossing, limitied snacking in between meals and regular visit to dentist can help to prevent cavity formation.

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