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How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

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A tongue crib is a custom-made orthodontic appliance that fits inside the mouth. It has a metal grate, two rings (also called bands) with which the tool is attached to the back molars. It is prescribed for kids who have the habit of tongue thrusting. What are the harmful consequences of tongue thrusting? Similar to … Continue reading How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

Denture Adhesives

Denture Adhesive – The best way to hold a denture in the mouth for many hours

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Denture adhesive (also known as denture glue) is a fixative substance prepared from water-soluble, non-toxic contents. If you are familiar with denture teeth, you might aware of this. When the adhesive is applied to the denture’s underside, it fortifies the light layer formed between the appliance and the gums. The layer formed has high holding … Continue reading Denture Adhesive – The best way to hold a denture in the mouth for many hours

What is meant by Geminated tooth?

Is tooth gemination the reason for double teeth in babies?

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There are many developmental dental abnormalities more than you know. In this article, we are going to see one of such dental anomalies – Tooth Gemination. It is a rare condition and is defined as the morphological alteration in a tooth. At times, people confuse this unusual condition with tooth fusion but both are two … Continue reading Is tooth gemination the reason for double teeth in babies?

6 important vitamins for teeth and gums

6 important vitamins for teeth and gums

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Healthy eating accompanied by regular physical exercise is the key for good health and protecting ourselves from various non-communicable diseases. Right? Similarly, maintaining a dental-friendly diet along with oral hygiene activities are essential for healthy teeth and gums. In essence, impeccable oral care should include eating foods, drinks, and supplements enriched with essential vitamins & … Continue reading 6 important vitamins for teeth and gums

The link between oral health and respiratory system

The link between oral health and respiratory system

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Do you know that poor oral health can infect every aspect of your body? On average, your mouth is a habitat of 6 billion bacteria that belong to different species. When you ingest those microbes, they enter the bloodstream and can easily intrude on the internal organs.

Six Key Causes of Jaw Bone Loss

6 Key causes of jaw bone loss

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Jaw bone is the strongest bone in your facial skeleton and it provides the essential framework to your facial features. Besides forming the mouth structure, the jaw bone helps us in speaking, chewing properly. The loss of bone in one or more parts of the jaw will affect various aspects of your oral health.

How does your tongue indicate bodily disorders

How does your tongue indicate bodily disorders?

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You might wonder why physicians are looking at your tongue. Right? Tongue is one of the strongest muscular organs in our body. Apart from doing basic mechanical functions such as speaking, swallowing, our tongue serves as an indicator of our health. This is because the tongue is having an extensive anatomical relationship with most of … Continue reading How does your tongue indicate bodily disorders?

5 things to consider while buying toothpaste

5 things to consider while buying toothpaste

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Toothpaste holds an inevitable place in our everyday life. Apart from simply cleaning your teeth, certain ingredients in the toothpaste help in appeasing the throbbing oral tissues at times. You have a wide range of options such as charcoal toothpaste, herbal toothpaste, salt toothpaste, and much more. So it is pretty usual to get bewilderedness … Continue reading 5 things to consider while buying toothpaste

5 Possible causes of tongue blisters

5 Possible causes of tongue blisters

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The tiny blisters on the tongue seem a common problem but their discomfort ranges from mild irritation to intense pain. Having such blisters on the tongue or over the tissues inside the mouth aggravates our daily lives with pain, swelling, burning sensation in the mouth, and much more. Do you agree?

4 Safe ways to remove objects stuck between your teeth

4 Safe ways to remove objects stuck between your teeth

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Certain things seem common but will annoy us until they are fixed. Foods stuck in the teeth or gums are one of them. We often get food debris lodged in the teeth spaces, under the gum line, especially when we eat meat, vegetables, fibrous foods, and some snacks like popcorn. Such small traces of food … Continue reading 4 Safe ways to remove objects stuck between your teeth

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