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4 Sugar Substitutes to use for better dental health

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One of the sweeteners that are most commonly used is sugar. Unfortunately, it has been shown that using it increases the risk of developing diseases including dental cavities, obesity, and diabetes mellitus (DM). Dental caries is a chronic condition that can strike anyone at any age. The risk of dental caries starting and progressing is … Continue reading 4 Sugar Substitutes to use for better dental health

Is the Paleo Diet good for your dental health?

Is the Paleo diet good for your oral health?

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The Paleo diet is becoming popular, trendy and showing a steady rise in the number of followers. As this diet plan is based on foods what our ancestors ate during the Paleolithic era (old stone age), it is christened as “Paleolithic Diet”. Celebrities like Bryant, McConaughey, Jack Osbourne also follow paleolithic diet to keep their … Continue reading Is the Paleo diet good for your oral health?

What effects do HPV infections have on your mouth?

What effects do HPV infections have on your mouth?

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a viral infectious condition. Everyone gets HPV infections at some point in their life. It involves more than 100 types of viruses that are widely transmitted through sexual contact. Likewise, it is categorized into 2 types as Low-risk HPV and High-risk HPV. The low-risk infection develops warts in different parts … Continue reading What effects do HPV infections have on your mouth?

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?

4 Common dental problems among middle-aged adults

4 Common dental problems among middle-aged adults

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Aging brings changes in the cells, tissues, muscles and affects the functioning of our body organs. It is obvious that older adults develop various problems including teeth loss due to such organ lapses associated with aging.  You might read many articles regarding dental care for those aged above 60 years. Remember that our dental health … Continue reading 4 Common dental problems among middle-aged adults

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 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?

How do eating disorders affect your mouth

How do eating disorders affect your mouth?

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Eating disorder is a kind of psychological problem that provokes atypical eating behaviors. Such unhealthy eating habits are detrimental to our oral health as well as our general health. Similar to obsession, weight gain or loss, abnormal dietary habits cause many lingering & damaging effects on dental health like enamel wear down, dry mouth, etc. … Continue reading How do eating disorders affect your mouth?

Here are the reasons why dentists take your blood pressure

Here are the reasons why dentists take your blood pressure

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When you visit a dental clinic, the dentist checks your blood pressure before initiating the treatment. Whatever the reason for your dental visit is, a routine check-up or extracting a decayed tooth or any surgical treatments, your dentist will begin the treatment by taking your blood pressure. You might think, “What is this for?” Keep … Continue reading Here are the reasons why dentists take your blood pressure

Multiple Sclerosis and its impact on oral health

Multiple Sclerosis and its impact on oral health

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People with Multiple Sclerosis have high chances of developing oral diseases in direct and indirect ways. Multiple Sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves in the eyes resulting in problems like fatigue, motor impairment, etc. It begins in the central nervous system (CNS) and progresses gradually.

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