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Is late night snacking bad for your oral health?

Is late night snacking bad for your oral health?

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The urge to have snacks at midnight is hard to ignore for some people. Various things compromise your mind to eat snack foods even in the odd hours. You might also have late-night snacking on your sleepless nights. Right? It is not a healthy thing because ill conditions like restricted food intake during the day, … Continue reading Is late night snacking bad for your oral health?

Do you know these oral manifestations of malaria?

Do you know these oral manifestations of malaria?

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Malaria – The parasite disease is one of the killer diseases in the world. On average, around 4,00,000 malaria deaths occur every year globally. The infection begins with the biting of infectious mosquitoes especially female anopheles mosquitoes. When the infection progresses, it exhibits symptoms like cyclic periods of fever, dry cough, muscle or joint pain, … Continue reading Do you know these oral manifestations of malaria?

5 dangers of untreated tooth decay

5 dangers of untreated tooth decay

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Tooth decay is the most common dental problem worldwide. About 2.3 billion people of the world population have at least one decayed tooth. Around 23% (i.e.) 530 million of those victims are kids. It is a well-known fact that children are easily susceptible to cavities. As cavities form permanent damages over the teeth surfaces, it … Continue reading 5 dangers of untreated tooth decay

What are the possible dental damages caused by passive smoking?

What are the possible dental damages caused by passive smoking?

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Everyone knows that smoking is detrimental to our dental health as the habit tends to teeth discoloration, cause gum infections, affect the salivary flow, etc. People who are simply standing around a smoker are also susceptible to various smoking-related diseases. Researchers found that the combination of smoke from the fume of burning tobacco and other … Continue reading What are the possible dental damages caused by passive smoking?

What is meant by Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Why do you have mild difficulties in your mouth after eating some raw vegetables and fruits?

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Do you sense any tingling or itching sensation in your mouth after eating particular foods? Encountering such irritations in the mouth and throat after consuming certain fruits and raw vegetables occurs due to Oral Allergy Syndrome. Such food allergies are primarily triggered by the immune system when it detects even a tiny amount of allergens … Continue reading Why do you have mild difficulties in your mouth after eating some raw vegetables and fruits?

What is meant by Supernumerary tooth?

What is meant by Supernumerary tooth?

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Supernumerary teeth are defined as the additional teeth developed along with the typical sets of teeth. Generally, a person 20 baby teeth which are replaced by 32 adult teeth (28 permanent teeth + 4 wisdom teeth) as he/she grows. Various factors tend to grow such extra teeth anywhere in your mouth. This condition is called … Continue reading What is meant by Supernumerary tooth?

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

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