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The various procedures carried out through the department of dentistry at Sakra are as follows.

1. ENDODONTICS

Endodontics deals with the processes such as single sitting root canal treatment for anterior and posterior teeth and post and core for teeth with fractured tooth structure.

2. COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Cosmetic dentistry deals various processes such as cavity fillings with tooth coloured fillings fractured tooth restorations crowns for Diastema closure.

3. PERIODONTICS

Periodontics is a specialty under dentistry which deals with processes like scaling (cleaning) using ultrasonic, subgingival scaling(Deep Scaling), Root Planing, curettage, bone grafts, flap surgery, periodontal splinting for mobile teeth, gingivectomy, Gingivoplasty, Coronoplasty, Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tie), Local Drug Delivery, GTR (guided tissue regeneration).

4. ORTHODONTICS (ALIGNMENT OF IRREGULAR TEETH) & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPAEDICS

The orthodontics department deals with dental correction including but not restricted to correction of crowded teeth, correction of protruded teeth, habit breaking therapy etc.

5. ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Oral and maxillofacial surgical practises include various procedures like surgical extractions, extraction of impacted tooth, incision and drainage of facial space infections, excisional biopsy, excision of tumors and cysts, skeletal jaw defect surgeries, alveolar dental fractures.

6.IMPLANTOLOGY

Implantology department deals with dental implants and various procedures undertaken by the implantologist.

7. PROSTHODONTICS

Prosthodontics department undertakes procedures like crown and bridge work, removable partial dentures, fixed partial dentures, precision attachments, obturators, implant supported prosthesis, complete dentures, full mouth rehabilitation.

Basic dentistry like diagnosis and treatment planning, simple extractions, restorations, oral prophylaxis.

8. ADVANCED LASER DENTISTRY

Laser Excision, Laser Biopsy, Laser De-pigmentation, Laser Bleaching, Laser Flap Surgery, Laser Curettage, Laser Debridement, Laser Gingivectomy,  Laser Gingivoplasty,  Laser Coronoplasty, Laser Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tie).

9. CONSERVATIVE & ENDODONTIC DENTISTRY

 Restorative Dentistry, Root Canal Treatment (Single Visit), Re Root Canal Treatment, Apicoectomy, 

10. PAEDONTICS & PREVENTIVE DENTAL TREATMENT PROCEDURES

Pit And Fissure Sealants, Pulpectomy (Rct), Pulpotomy, Crowns, Habit Breaking Appliances, Space Maintainers, Fluoride Applications.

11. CROWNS AND BRIDGES

All Ceramic Crowns - Zirconia, 3m, Amann Girrbach Crowns, Inlay & Onlay,  Metal With Ceramic Crowns And Bridges.

12. GENERAL DENTISTRY

Ultrasonic Scaling And Polishing,Restorative Dentistry, Extractions,  Dental X-ray – Rvg, Opg, Ct.

13. STERILISATION CONCEPT

The dentistry department at Sakra follows rigorous dentistry protocols to ensure the safest and cleanest environment for the procedures undertaken. The department has a total infection control system consisting of disposable diagnostic instruments, disposable gloves, mouthmasks ,headcaps and gowns, autoclave, hygienic conditions and excellent ambience.

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In some cases, tongue biting can cause excessive bleeding, swelling, or infection. It is important to seek medical attention if the tongue is severely bitten or if the person is experiencing other symptoms, such as dizziness or difficulty swallowing.

When to consult with doctors?

A person should see a doctor for a tongue bite when, 
In these cases, a doctor can assess the underlying cause and provide appropriate treatment or recommendations. 

Diagnosis and medical treatment of tongue bite 

A doctor will typically diagnose a tongue bite by examining the wound and asking the person about their symptoms and medical history. In some cases, additional tests may be performed to rule out underlying medical conditions or to assess the extent of the injury. 

If the tongue bite is severe or if the person has underlying medical conditions, the doctor may recommend medical treatment, such as antibiotics to prevent infection or pain medication to alleviate discomfort. In severe cases, a person may need to undergo surgery to repair the wound.

The doctor may also provide recommendations for preventing future tongue biting, such as avoiding certain foods or activities or seeking treatment for underlying medical conditions. 

Treatment of tongue bitting at home

If an individual has bitten their tongue, there are several steps that one can take to treat the injury at home, including: 
Prevention of tongue biting

To prevent tongue biting, an individual can try the following strategies: 
While tongue biting can cause pain and discomfort, it is not a serious condition and will not result in the loss of the tongue but in severe cases, a person may need medical treatment to repair the wound at the best hospital in Bangalore, Sakra World Hospital where the eminent doctors play a vital role in providing the best tongue-biting treatment in Bangalore.

It is important to identify the cause of dry mouth and address it in order to improve overall oral health. 

What existing disease conditions can cause dry mouth? 

Several existing diseases can cause dry mouth, also known as xerostomia. These include:
What are the symptoms of dry mouth? 

The symptoms of dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, include: 
If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to consult with a healthcare provider to determine the underlying cause and receive appropriate treatment. 

What can you do at home to manage dry mouth?
 
Here are some home care tips for managing dry mouth, also known as xerostomia: 
What are the treatment options for dry mouth? 

The treatment for dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, depends on the underlying cause. Some possible treatments include: 
Is there a connection between dry mouth and tooth decay? 

Yes, there is a connection between dry mouth and tooth decay. Dry mouth can increase the risk of tooth decay because saliva helps to neutralize the acids produced by bacteria in the mouth. When there is not enough saliva, these acids can damage the teeth, leading to tooth decay. Additionally, dry mouth can make it more difficult to clean the mouth effectively, which can lead to an accumulation of bacteria and plaque on the teeth. To prevent tooth decay, it is important to maintain adequate saliva production and practice good oral hygiene.

When to see a doctor for a dry mouth? 

It is important to see a doctor for dry mouth if you experience the following symptoms: 
Sakra World Hospital has the best dental surgeon in Bangalore who can help to determine the underlying cause of your dry mouth and recommend the appropriate treatment. Additionally, your doctor may refer you to a dentist or other healthcare provider for further evaluation and treatment.

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