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Singapore Dental Services Battle The Most Common Dental Problems

Why Singapore Dental Services Need To Be Administered

Like the rest of the world’s population, citizens of the Lion City are very conscious of the appearance of their teeth. Every now and then, they make appointments with their dentists to have their smiles perfect and gleaming all the time. During these regular dental check-ups, dentists are able to determine the dental problems encountered by patients.

Address Common Dental Problems With Singapore Dental Services

Interested to discover the common complaints of patients when they see the dentist? Here’s a compiled list of the most common dental concerns:

Tooth decay

Tooth decay, also referred to as dental cavities or caries, represents the destruction of a tooth’s enamel (the outer surface). Tooth decay is primarily caused by a microorganism called Streptococcus mutans. The action of the plaque bacteria, upon combining with sugars and producing lactic acid, erodes the minerals of a tooth’s vulnerable surface and generates holes. The decay passes through the dentin (middle layer) and reaches the pulp (the innermost layer), which then causes severe pain.

Bad breath

Believe it or not, a lot of people deal with the issue of bad breath, also known medically as halitosis. Bad breath, often described by offensive, foul-smelling breath, is a common problem for people, both young and old. Interestingly, scientific studies in dentistry reveal that most cases of bad breath are related to dental problems such as oral cancer, gum disease or tooth cavities. Individuals afflicted with halitosis or bad breath are therefore advised to go to their dentists for a comprehensive check- up.

Mouth sores

Mouth sores are typically cured even with home remedies. Unless a sore is more than two weeks old, individuals going through it do not have to fuss about the issue.

Periodontal (Gum) disease

This type of gum infection must be thoroughly checked by the dentist right away as this dental problem is often associated with strokes and heart attacks.

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