8 Natural Ways to Brighten Your Smile!

A sparkling white smile is more than simply cosmetic – it also reflects the state of inner health. Teeth tend to yellow with age and exposure to staining food and drink, yet discoloration also suggests impaired tooth structure. All in all, light enamel color indicates well mineralized and strong teeth. But before rushing out to purchase a tooth whitening kit in an attempt to spruce up your smile, try a few safe and natural alternatives. Chances are, you will be pleasantly surprised at the results – and your dentist just might be too.

1. Eat crunchy foods. They will help remove many of the sugars and chemicals that cause stains and cavities. It’s the sticky foods that are your main criminals.
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Do you have sensitive teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is discomfort in one or more teeth that is triggered by hot, cold, sweet or sour foods and drinks, or even by breathing cold air. The pain can be sharp, sudden, and shoot deep into the nerve endings of your teeth.

What causes tooth sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity occurs when the underlying layer of your teeth – the dentin – becomes exposed as a result of receding [Read more...]

Your oral health care plan

Good oral health involves more than just brushing. To keep your teeth and mouth healthy for a lifetime of use, there are steps that you should follow. Here’s what you should consider:

1. Understand your own oral health needs.

Speak with your dentist or hygienist about any special conditions in your mouth and any ways in which your medical/health conditions affect your teeth or oral health. For example, cancer treatments, pregnancy, heart disease, diabetes and dental appliances (dentures, braces) can all have an impact on your oral [Read more...]

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise.

Why Do People Grind Their Teeth?

Although teeth grinding can be caused by stress and anxiety, it often occurs during sleep and is more likely caused by an abnormal bite or missing or crooked teeth. [Read more...]

Welcome to the Family

If you’ve been looking for a family dentist in Delhi, let us show you why our patients continue to come back to Kalra Dental Clinic. With decades of experience in cosmetic dentistry, crowns, dental bridges and implants and children’s dentistry, you can feel confident entrusting us with the care of one of your most important features – your smile.

We appreciate that in these difficult economic times there is a need for affordable and long-term dental solutions. That’s why we’re always happy to answer any of your questions and help you make the best treatment choice for your budget. Get in touch with us today, and let us welcome you to the Kalra Dental family!

Is your mouth metal free?

All-ceramic crowns have created a new standard in cosmetic dentistry. The advantage of all-ceramic crowns over traditional metal ceramic crowns is their ability to permit better light transmission through the body of the tooth, creating a completely natural appearance.

Personalized care for your entire family

Dr Sajiv Kalra completed his BDS degree from Manipal Academy of Higher Education in 1977, soon after which he opened his practice ‘Kalra Dental Clinic’. He has been providing expert dental care to his patients for more than 3 decades. His commitment to his patients is evident as he has kept himself updated with the science and offers the latest and best technology in dentistry.

Dentistry for the 21st century

Dr Manav Kalra earned his bachelor’s degree from A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. He then gained his post graduate degree in Prosthodontics from Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.

Gum disease

The dentists in our office have all had extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of Periodontal Disease. The vast majority of our patients with gum disease are treated with the most current procedures and medications to arrest and, if possible, reverse the course of the disease.  This may be as simple as more frequent re-care (hygiene) intervals or involve procedures such as scaling and root planning. Regardless of the treatment required, you can rest assured that everyone in the office will work diligently to control this oral condition that has been linked to a multitude of systemic problems, such as heart attacks and strokes.

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Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a special light, which ultimately “bonds” the material to the tooth to restore or improve person’s smile. [Read more...]