Prevention of dental decay in old age

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  High rate of occurrence of dental and oral diseases has been associated with increased age. Aged individuals have lowered immunity, less agility, motivation and physical strength to perform meticulous oral hygiene procedures. An important oral manifestation of old age is decreased production of salivary fluids which carry out natural cleansing and buffering action within Read More

Adverse neurological effects of surgical anesthesia

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Uncooperative and non-complaint patients especially infants and small children require special methods for the provision of adequate dental and oral health care. Special skills and expertise of dental health care professionals is required in this field. Dental home needs to be developed in order to make the child comfortable in the dental clinics and hospitals Read More

Oral disease prevention in expectant mothers

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Hormonal changes occur during pregnancy period are responsible for various oral conditions such as inflammation of gingival soft tissues. Pregnancy gingivitis is characterized by inflamed gums, bleeding on using tooth brushes and swollen red gums. This condition is most commonly seen during the first trimester and worsens with poor oral hygiene conditions. Unchecked pregnancy gingivitis Read More

Home remedies for stained teeth

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  Cosmetic dentistry procedures focus upon provision of lively smiles to individuals suffering from discolored and stained teeth. Complex treatment methods such as bleaching, micro-abrasion, macro-abrasion and air polishing need to be employed for the removal of deep internal stains. External stains occur on the outer surfaces of teeth and their removal is relatively easy. Read More

How can you get clean and bright teeth?

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  Proper tooth brushing procedure is of utmost importance for the maintenance of oral and dental health of an individual. Most people do not carry out the procedure as required and complain about bad smell from their breath in addition to yellower unsightly appearance of teeth. ¬†Good tooth brushing requires selection of proper tooth brush Read More

Bad Breath is a social embarrassment

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  Halitosis or bad breath can have adverse effects on our social as well as marital lives. People do not like the company of foul smelling folks and avoid them whenever possible. Bad smell from your mouth can be the result of multiple factors which need to be diagnosed in order to prevent its occurrence. Read More

Factors responsible for late night snacking

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  Increased frequency of inter meal snacking is associated with high caries rate in individuals. Refined carbohydrates provide a rich source of nutrients for the microorganisms associated with dental caries. Acids are produced through metabolism of carbohydrates and minerals of teeth tend to get lost with time. This process of demineralization can be slowed down Read More

Progressive treatment approach in modern dentistry

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Modern dentistry is defined by continuing development and progress in various treatment procedures and management planning. Latest equipment and techniques have evolved in the last few decades owing to the trend of carrying out more and more research for the benefits of patients. Research alone cannot enhance the way clinicians provide dental health care. The Read More

Increased Prevalence of Dental Caries among U.S population

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  Dental caries is considered as the most common dental diseases in the oral cavity. Dental caries process is characterized by decayed and damaged tooth surfaces following the process of enamel and dentin demineralization. Poor oral hygiene maintenance coupled with excessive use of refined carbohydrates is the major risk factors for the development of tooth Read More