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Dental Health

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Good dental hygiene and appearance is a key component of self-confidence and self-esteem. Therefore, routine dental habits like daily brushing and flossing are essential. However, if you’re suffering from dental problems like discolored teeth, bad breath, missing or cracked teeth, there are solutions that can help. A visit to the dentist for teeth cleaning and restorative treatments like veneers, dentures and implants can rejuvenate your teeth and let you smile with confidence again. 

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Dental Health

Smile with confidence. Smile freely, It's possible

Good dental hygiene and appearance is a key component of self-confidence and self-esteem. Therefore, routine dental habits like daily brushing and flossing are essential. However, if you’re suffering from dental problems like discolored teeth, bad breath, missing or cracked teeth, there are solutions that can help. A visit to the dentist for teeth cleaning and restorative treatments like veneers, dentures and implants can rejuvenate your teeth and let you smile with confidence again. 

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  • What are some of the signs and symptoms that point towards the need for a dental review?

    Early recognition of signs and symptoms of dental conditions is essential for optimal treatment and prevention of further damage. It is important to schedule an early appointment with a dentist if you notice the symptoms below; 

    • Bleeding gums 
    • Sensitivity in the tooth 
    • Pain in the tooth  
    • Persistent bad breath
    • Loose permanent teeth  
    • Change in bite   
    • Cracked teeth 
    • Tooth decay 
    • Swollen or tender gums 

  • How often do I need a dental checkup?

    A dental checkup is recommended after every 6 months for people who have healthy teeth in order to maintain good dental form.However, more frequent dental appointments may be recommended for people with recurrent dental issues.Click to schedule a dental check up today!

  • What are the various teeth cleaning options available?

    • Standard Full mouth cleaning 
    • Executive full mouth cleaning 
    • Children’s teeth cleaning
    • Teeth whitening at the dentist or take-home tooth whitening kits 
    • Well tooth polishing and stain removal 
    • Full mouth fluoridation

    Check out the various teeth cleaning options

  • Learn More About Teeth Cleaning and Whitening

    What is teeth cleaning?

    Teeth Cleaning involves scaling to remove all the plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) above and below the gum-line, making sure to clean all the way down to the bottom of the pocket and polishing which is a dental procedure that leaves your tooth enamel glossy and smooth. Usually, everyone experiences some form of plaque buildup which consists of saliva, food remnants and normal bacteria found in the mouth. To avoid excessive buildup of plaque and tartar, you are advised to brush at least twice daily after meals and use your dental floss at least once daily.Click to schedule a teeth cleaning consult now.

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    What is teeth whitening?

    Also known as Tooth Bleaching, this procedure involves the use of a bleaching agent that breaks the teeth stains into smaller pieces which can be easily removed. As a result, your teeth eventually attain the normal crystal white appearance.Book a teeth whitening appointment today!

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  • What is Tooth Prophylaxis?

    Dental prophylaxis is the medical term for procedures that promote oral health. This can include anything from a dental check-up to getting sealants to protect the teeth from cavities. This service actually prevents dental issues from cropping up by offering a protective barrier on teeth thus reducing formation of plaque and tartar as well as dental caries.Get this service now!

  • What is Tooth Filling?,Find out Here

    This is a procedure that is done to fill a cavity in your tooth where the part of the tooth was destroyed by the decay. In addition, tooth fillings can be used to fill up part of broken or chipped teeth to ensure your smile is just perfect!  

    Teeth can be filled using different materials, some of which include composite or an amalgam filling, a decision which is made by a dental surgeon once a dental consultation has been sought.Click here to compare teeth filling options

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  • All You To Need Know About Teeth Extraction

    Tooth Extraction is a dental procedure whereby a dental surgeon removes part of a broken teeth or a whole tooth using forceps or surgically because of one of the following reasons: 

    To remove deciduous (milk) teeth and pave way for the growth of the permanent teeth in children.  

    An irreparable tooth damage caused by extreme tooth decay.  

    To relief pain that is as a result of tooth impaction or gum disease 

    To eliminate tooth overcrowding, and thus allow the teeth to realign in their normal position. 

    Your dentist will schedule a tooth extraction after an initial assessment.

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  • What are Teeth Braces? Do I need One?

    Dental braces are implements used in orthodontic tooth treatment. They straighten and align teeth, and help to position them per an individual’s bite. Additionally, they improve general dental health and help to reduce gaps. Braces are usually custom made varying from person to person depending on their individual needs. The braces could be bracket adhesion, clear (ceramic) braces, lingual braces and invisible braces.Click to consult a dentist and get your braces fitted.

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  • Children's Dental Health

    What are the most common dental conditions in childhood?

    Dental caries also known as dental cavities or tooth decay. This is a disease of the teeth that is characterized by the demineralisation of part of the tooth and the eventual destruction of part of the tooth. This disorder occurs as a result of overgrowth of bacteria in the mouth which results in production of an enzyme which digests the teeth resulting in the cavity formation. The cavity, if deep enough, can result in tooth extraction. Shallow cavities can be treated by tooth fillings.Got a tooth cavity? schedule a tooth filling here

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  • Teens Dental Health

    What are some of the common dental conditions in teenagers?

    Teenage hood is an important stage in human development. It is characterized by a peak in the overall physical, social and emotional growth. Oral hygiene and well being are an integral part of their self-esteem and confidence. 

    Teenagers are predisposed to conditions such tooth decay, discolored teeth, crooked teeth, bad breath and broken teeth. This could easily affect their self-esteem and lead to mental illness such as depression. A visit to the dentist for checkup and treatment is thus recommended.

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  • What are the most common dental conditions in adults?

    Adults are prone to an array of dental conditions that may result from long term poor dental hygiene, poor diet, smoking, infections, drugs or type of water used. Some common adult dental conditions include; 

    Teeth Decay

    Untreated tooth decay usually from long term poor oral hygiene. The treatment is usually fillingroot canal treatment or removal of the decayed teeth as per the recommendation of the dentist.

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    Loss of teeth

    Complete tooth loss among adults aged 65-74 years has steadily declined over time, but disparities exist among some population groups. If left untreated, cavities (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) disease may lead to tooth loss. Several treatment options are available for missing teeth including dental implantsdentures and bridges. 

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    Dental Fluorosis 

    This is the discoloration of the teeth caused by overexposure to fluoride at an early age usually from drinking water and usually persists into adulthood. Most people with this condition have brown teeth and usually from certain geographical areas whose water is rich in fluoride. It is important to book a dentist appointment as several treatment options are available including; 

    Gum disease also known as periodontal disease. Adults may notice symptoms such as swollen gums, bleeding gums or loose teeth. It is recommended to see a dentist for evaluation and treatment 

    Oral cancer. Oral cancers are most common in older adults, particularly in people older than 55 years who smoke and are heavy drinkers. 

    People treated for cancer who have chemotherapy may suffer from oral problems such as painful mouth ulcers, impaired taste, and dry mouth. 

Frequenty Asked Questions

  • What is the Ponea Health dental care experience?

    Ponea Health e commerce platform offers a one stop point for comprehensive dental care catering for the dental needs of all the family members including babies, children, teens, adults and the elderly Book a vetted dentist appointment conveniently from comfort of your home, hotel or office.Take advantage of the diverse dental procedures available to address your every day dental concerns. Have your test samples collected for processing and medications delivered at the comfort of your home besides conveniently scheduling a follow up dental checkup.

  • What is ponea Health Price comparison?

    Ponea health is an aggregator of various health services and providers that work in tandem to guarantee holistic patient care. Through Ponea Health e commerce platform, you are able to compare and array of vetted providers such as doctors, laboratories and imaging centers offering similar services at different price points and locations. This allows you to select one within your budget and convenience in terms of location.

  • Do I have to visit a hospital to get my lab samples taken?

    Through Ponea Health mobile phlebotomy services, get your samples conveniently collected by a vetted professional at the comfort of your home or other preferred points for processing at the laboratory. The short turnaround times for sample processing and dispatch of results to both yourself and the doctor guarantees prompt diagnosis and treatment

  • How do I get my medications?

    Ponea Health e pharmacy platform is a 24hour services that is dedicated to delivering medication promptly and conveniently to your home or preferred pick-up points. Through upload prescription functionality, submit your prescription for processing and your medication delivered right to your door step.

  • What do the ratings on my dentist mean?

    Doctors on Ponea Health e commerce platform are rated based a combination of their qualifications, continuous professional advancement and overall patient satisfaction. This guarantees you get the highest attainable level of care.

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