Mouth is the first step in gaining adequate nutrition to the body. The food chewing mechanism itself comprises 30% of entire digestive process. It sets forth a chain of events which initiate sugar (carbohydrate) and fat digestion right in the mouth.
Saliva lubricates the food... Read More
Choosing a dentist is just as important as selecting a good doctor for your general health and fitness. While there can be multiple factors which you must consider before making the right choice, there are a few that you must not ignore at any cost. While looking out for a good dentist in... Read More
For many, dental clinic is a nightmare for innumerable number of reasons.
The environment of a dental clinic is new.
The equipments and instruments used by the dentist are scary.
The sounds of the drilling machine or suction tips very close to ear are... Read More
Anthropologists believe that wisdom teeth or the third set of molars were the evolutionary answer to our ancestors early diet of course , rough food which required more chewing and resulting in excess wearing of teeth. However the modern diet has made the need for wisdom teeth almost... Read More
Lots of people today use electric toothbrushes to keep their pearly whites nice and bright.
But are they really better?
What are the indications for using an electric toothbrush?
What are its advantages over a manual toothbrush? What about the... Read More
Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth,
Brush it every day!
Father, Mother, Brother, Sister,
Brush it every day!
So goes the famous rhyme emphasizing the importance of brushing one’s teeth every day. Brushing one’s teeth is an everyday hygiene activity that all of us do (and... Read More
Defective tooth formation can lead to dental diseases at a later age.
Does your child has multiple decayed teeth? Gum problems? You could be responsible too!! Surprised?
Formation of milk teeth begins even before you are sure that you have conceived!! That is during the... Read More
It might be surprising for many to know that, there are several specializations and specialists in dentistry who cater to the needs of various kinds of dental ailments.
The dental specialist who handles Root canal treatments, Peri-apical... Read More
Orthodontics is a specialty in the field of dentistry which deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of misaligned teeth and jaws. And the specialist who takes care of this is called an Orthodontist. People with crooked or crowded teeth usually have a bad bite which is... Read More
Healthy gum is firm, pink in color, surrounds the tooth structure and does not bleed.
Diseased gum is swollen, puffy, red in color and bleeds easily. It is called gingivitis.
Deposits on teeth induce gum disease. They can be soft deposits or hard deposits. Soft deposit is... Read More