ORAL CANCER : AWARENESS AND PREVENTION

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Oral cancer ranks amongst top three most common cancers in India. Unfortunately the Indian population doesn’t know much about it as education regarding the subject is scarce even though awareness about oral health in general is gradually rising. While cancer is certainly a scary word, there is no need to be scared. All we need is good awareness and regular visits to our trusted dentist to rule out the risk and to manage the condition at the earliest if the need be. Here are some key points to know about oral cancer:
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SCALING OF TEETH IS HARMFUL: MYTH OR FACT ?

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When we visit our dentist for our routine dental checkup, we have often heard the doctor recommend that we get our teeth cleaned or get a scaling done at least once every six months for good oral hygiene. However, many of us don’t actually go back after six months to get a cleaning or scaling done. We always seem to have answers / excuses to not get it done. Often, these excuses are based on myths!

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Taking Care Of Your Teeth

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When your picture is taken, everyone says, “Say cheese! Smile!” So you smile and show your teeth. When you see the picture, you see a happy person looking back at you. The healthier those teeth are, the happier you look. Why is that?
It’s because your teeth are important in many ways. If you take care of them, they’ll help take care of you. Strong, healthy teeth help you chew the right foods to help you grow. They help you speak clearly. And yes, they help you look your best.

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Diabetes and Oral Health

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Diabetes has become a major healthcare problem with an estimated number of diabetics crossing 20 million. But only two – third of these patients is diagnosed with diabetes. Continue reading

YOUR CHILD’S FIRST DENTAL VISIT

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New parents often ask , “ When should my child first see a dentist ?”

The short answer is “ First visit by first birthday “. That’s the view of the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry ( AAPD ) and Indian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry ( ISSPD ). They suggest that children who are at risk of early childhood cavities visit a pediatric dentist by age 1.

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Effects of Hookah Smoking on Oral Health

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Smoking of hookah is practiced in Middle Eastern culture, from the dynasty of Safavid for over 500 years. In recent decades, smoking of hookah has become very famous particularly among young adults in the United States(U.S). The rise in popularity features the belief that smoking the traditional hookah pipe is less harmful when compared to cigars or cigarettes. However, the study contradicts this belief.

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THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT CAVITIES…!!!

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“ If you think your child is too young to need a dentist, you’re wrong…!!
“ Her teeth are at risk long before she has tasted her first piece of candy…”

Parents often assume that kids get cavities because they’re lax about brushing and flossing. That’s true to an extent, but what few people know is that tooth decay is a disease known as dental caries that’s caused by specific germs, spreads easily with families, and can last a lifetime. What’s more, its more common among young children than any other chronic illness, including asthma and diabetes. At least 4 million preschoolers suffer from tooth decay – an increase of more than 600,000 kids in the last decade. Continue reading

Laser Depigmentation

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Genetics is the foremost common reason behind darker pigments. Excess build up of melanin make the gums look black or brown rather than pink. It is a very common occurrence amongst people of Middle Eastern or African ancestry. Extra pigment is not an indication of any dysfunction or disease. A reason for seeking treatment is the aesthetic preference to have pick gums for a better showcase of the teeth. Continue reading

Tips for Parents to Make Tooth – Brushing Fun!!

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On the basis of latest statistics, parents are seriously flunking when it comes to caring for their children’s teeth. A recent national survey conducted for the Indian Dental Association says 3 out of 4 parents admit their children don’t brush regularly or frequently skip brushing altogether. A total of 600 parents with children ages 6 to 12 were surveyed. Brushing negligence affected a full of 75% of respondents.
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Laser Assisted Cosmetic Dentistry

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The beautiful and pleasant appearance of the frontal maxillary area of the mouth creates great impact on the improvement of physical appearance of the patient and therefore their self-confidence. Simply reproducing lost tooth structure is not sufficient. Modern standards highlight the significance to avoid procedures which lead to aesthetic compromise, since the aim is providing patients with enhanced aesthetics whenever promising(1,2).

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Importance of Dental Implant For Better Oral Health

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Teeth are one of our precious organs as it enhances the facial beauty. All of us are pretty concerned about its health and want to get rid of any hazards regarding it. A healthy person can go for a dental implant after any dental or oral surgery. Here, are certain insights into it with few benefits.

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Benefits and Causes of Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Should I remove my wisdom teeth?” this is one of the major questions that most of the people faces. There are about three or four wisdom teeth that develop between the ages of 15 to 24 years. While most people have their wisdom teeth removed, few of them can still survive with it without any problem. Here, we will discuss in details wisdom teeth removal along with its benefits.

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Benefits of Visiting a Dental Clinic in Delhi Regularly

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Assured dental health is always good for you. Maybe you religiously follow the fundamentals like brushing, flossing and rinsing. But to get an appropriate and flawless dental health, you can always count on regular checkups. This is why; visiting a reliable Dental Clinic in Delhi in regular intervals can offer you various benefits.

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Get Root Canal Treatment Done to Get a Perfect Smile

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Maybe you are going through a disturbing phase because of an infected or damaged tooth. Crack on tooth and cavity can also be the reason behind the pain and swelling you are getting affected by. You can surely set yourself free from the bad condition, once you get proper Root canal treatment done by the professional dentists.

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Invisible braces treatment: Perfect solution for non-aligned teeth

invisible braces treatmentUneven teeth definitely look bad and need immediate attention. Braces treatment has been around for a long time now and people choose to get them as per their requirement. Invisible braces treatment is one of the best evolvements that have taken place in the world of dentistry.

The invisible braces treatment does the same thing of aligning the teeth but they are invisible to the onlookers as suggested by their name. These braces are primarily made of plastic and cannot be pointed out like the traditional metal braces. Continue reading

Invisible Braces said goodbye to Crooked Teeth

orthodInvisible Braces , also known as Clear Aligners are latest technology in orthodontic dentistry and has evolved from the concept of  NO-BRACES – it means your crooked teeth will get corrected without using metal, ceramic, lingual brackets and wires on teeth.

Clear Aligner technology helps in straighten your teeth using series of clear plastic custom-made aligner trays customized to fit each jaw. Aligners are individually made with exact calculations to gradually shift your teeth into proper place and are adjusted on a stage – by – stage basis commonly done in adult’s orthodontic treatment sometimes called as invisible orthodontics. Continue reading