Signs You Need to See Your Dentist

Your dental health can often fall to the wayside, but big problems can arise if you ignore your mouth.

Here are five easily recognizable signs you need to see your dentist:The most obvious point: You have pain. When you experience a toothache, it can seem like your world is consumed by it. Even then, many people try and “wait it out” before going to see a dentist. Do not fall into this habit – even if the pain subsides, the cause of the pain could still remain.

Bleeding or swollen gums. Let’s address bleeding gums first: does any other part of your body bleed when you rub it or gently scratch it? No. Neither should your gums. If this is happening to your gums, you may have an issue with inflammation, which can lead to serious periodontal problems later. If your gums are swollen, you may be experiencing an even more advanced state of inflammation. See your dentist as soon as possible if this is happening to you. The good news for you is that we have a periodontist on staff to treat these types of issues specifically!

If you start noticing that hot, cold or sweet foods and drinks are causing you pain, call your dentist. Plaque build-up, cavities or problematic fillings can all cause sensitivity in your teeth, which need to be addressed by a professional!

Bad breath. Have you noticed that your friends keep a safe distance when they’re talking to you? You may want to stop by MFD for a quick check-up. You might have halitosis. Caused by a large variety of things, such as, but not limited to, diet, sinus infections or gum disease, halitosis can make your breath smell veryAlthough things like mouthwash may mask it temporarily, there is a larger problem that your dentist can help you solve.

Pregnancy or other medical conditions you’re being treated for (such as radiation, chemotherapy, hormone replacement, etc.). Many medical conditions, as well as pregnancies, can cause big changes in your hormone levels or in your body’s chemistry in general (especially with heavy doses of medication). For example, gingivitis is common during pregnancies and periodontal problems during pregnancy have been associated with lower birth weights. Avoid unplanned dental emergencies by coming into the dentist more frequently.

You should get in to see a dentist as soon as possible if any of these apply to you, but we must also highlight the fact that just because you’re not experiencing any problems, doesn’t mean you should skip your bi-annual visits. These signs you should see your dentist allows us to keep your mouth healthy and to establish a good baseline for your oral health!


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Al Lulu Medical Center provides the best dentistry and GP care in a relaxed, state-of-the-art atmosphere. dental clinics in Sharjah. Besides that the centre advanced cosmetic dentistry procedures and focus on a whole-body approach to wellness. In addition, Al Lulu Medical Center accepts most of major local and international insurance companies operating in the region. With a passion for healthcare, Dr Zareena Moorkan started Al Lulu Medical Center in Sharjah in 2001. The centre has a team of a highly experienced general practitioner, Sharjah’s best dentists and orthodontists and other support staff serving more than 36,000 patients to date. General Dentist Dr Zareena Moorkan (BDS), has been practising in the United Arab Emirates for the last 24 years. The practice offers full-range of dental treatments, including cosmetic dentistry, smile makeover with veneers, teeth whitening, gum treatment, full ceramic crowns and all other general dental procedures. Dr Zareena provides adequate diagnosis and complete dental treatment for patients from 20 countries including Middle East, Asia, Europe and US. She can speak different languages including Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, English and Malayalam. Dr Zareena is one of the best, experienced dentist in Sharjah. Orthodontist Dr. Aisha M Hussain, D.D.S Dr. Aisha M Hussain, D.D.S., American National Dental Board (ANDB) certified, MSc Dentistry (Orthodontics) has participated in conducting a randomized clinical trial concerning retention treatment protocols following orthodontic treatment with the twin block functional appliance, the results of which she has presented at international conferences. Dr Aisha is one of the best orthodontists in Sharjah General Practitioner Dr. Madhulika Rai, M.B.B.S Dr. Madhulika Rai is a well-experienced General Practitioner. She is highly skilled at diagnosing and treating a wide variety of medical ailments, across all age groups, male and female. Her work experience spans 20 years in well-known hospitals and medical centers in India and abroad. She completed her M.B.B.S. in 1996 from Jhansi Medical College and her D.G.O. in 2005 from Meerut Medical College in U.P. Dr Rai, who has been active in the medical field since 1996 also has vast experience in periodic routine checkups, school health and community outreach. She speaks English, Hindi and Urdu. DENTAL SERVICES Al Lulu Medical Center offers dental treatment, orthodontic and general, smile makeover, teeth whitening, root canal treatment, and all other general dental procedures at an affordable cost. GENERAL PRACTITIONER SERVICES Al Lulu Medical Center offers the diagnosis of any illnesses you or your family might have by checking, evaluating and providing an accurate diagnosis of the illness. We help to identify risk factors and detect diseases so that we can implement the necessary measures and ensure your well-being. IMPLANTS Losing a tooth (or teeth) can be a shattering experience — emotionally and professionally. Dental implants are substitutes for the roots of missing teeth and are designed to last a lifetime. Painless fixes CROWNS Our aim is to improve the way teeth look, and function, by adjusting their shape, color and alignment. Dental crowns can be fashioned from stainless steel, ceramic, acrylic, gold and metal alloys. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, crowns are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by your dentist INVISALIGN Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible. User can easily wear and take off these aligner trays depending on the situation. Invisalign offers the ultimate flexibility, convenience and desired results. Porcelain VENEERS The application of dental veneers is a cosmetic dentistry procedure to help improve the colour, shape and position of teeth. It is good selection for those who are seeking to increase the aesthetics of their faces and smiles. It brings immediate and most effective results.

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