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We’ve moved! Come see us at our new Arrow Dental office

Welcome to our dental clinic! We've undergone some exciting changes over the past year and are thrilled to announce that we've moved to a brand new, modern office towards the end of 2022.  Located in Pension Towers, 2nd Floor Loita St, Nairobi, our new space is...

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FAQs about Braces Answered

What are braces, and how do they work? Braces are an orthodontic treatment that uses brackets and wires to straighten and align teeth. The brackets are attached to the teeth, and the wires are threaded through the brackets. The wires are then adjusted to apply gentle...
5 Common Dental Problems and Best Ways to Treat Them

You might not like it, but your teeth can trouble you. We assume teeth aren’t living things, but the reality is they contain nerves and tissues which can be affected by diseases just like any body part. Given that our mouths are a breeding ground for bacteria, the risk of dental problems is high especially if you don’t take proper care of your teeth.

This article gives insight into some of the most common dental problems, their symptoms, and recommended treatments.

Most Common Dental Problems

Bad Breath

Bead breath also known as halitosis is a common problem that affects a substantial number of people. This problem is caused by various condition ranging from gum disease, bacteria, to oral cancer.

Solution: Use mouthwash to cover up bad breath. If the problem persists, visit a dentist for a comprehensive oral diagnosis.

Tooth Decay

Tooth decay also referred as cavities is a prevalent dental problem. It occurs when plague forms on teeth combines with the sugars found in the food you eat. This process produces acids which wears down the tooth enamel.

Solution: Brush twice a day, floss regularly, and go to the dentist for regular checkups.

Gum Disease

Gum disease, often referred to as periodontal disease, is an infection that affects the gum. It is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults.

Solution: Brushing twice a day and flossing daily along with regular dental check-ups can play an essential role in preventing this disease.

Tooth Erosion

Tooth erosion involves damage of the tooth structured due to wearing off of enamel caused by acid. It can cause sensitive teeth as well as cracking of teeth.

Solution: Regular dental checkups and brushing twice a day can prevent this problem.

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem affecting millions of people across the world. This problem involves experiencing discomfort or pain to your teeth from cold drinks, hot drinks, or cold air.

Solution: Dental check-up can easily help you reduce tooth sensitivity.

Having dental problems? Book an appointment with us.

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