Dental Hygiene

Smoking & Oral Health – How Former Can Affect Latter?

By Dr. Vivek Kumar Pathak, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may…

Everything You Need To Know About Halitosis!

By Dr. Anupreet Kaur Choudhury, Dentistry Bad breath or halitosis is a common and embarrassing health condition that affects approximately 30% of the world’s population. Bad breath is usually caused by dryness in your mouth, foods such as onion and garlic, and poor dental hygiene. A few ways in which you can…

Dental Crown Filling – Frequently Asked Questions!

By Dr. Doctor Smile Multi-speciality Dental Clinic, Dentistry A dental crown is a kind of dental restoration cap which is molded into a shape of a tooth. The crown, when put in the appropriate place covers the part of the tooth above and below the gumline. When approximately 50% of the tooth…

Managing Teeth Problem While Pregnant!

By Dr. Anupreet Kaur Choudhury, Dentistry Some women have dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, during pregnancy. The increase of hormones during pregnancy can affect the response of the body to plaque, which is the layer of germs on the teeth. It is not true that the teeth are automatically damaged due to…

Smoking – How It Affects Our Oral Health?

By Manavta Hospital, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) It is needless to mention how bad smoking is for your health. Most people have already become quite aware of its harmful consequences, thanks to the repetitive disclaimers and government initiatives. However, many still do not know that apart from causing life-threatening diseases, smoking may also cause…

Crown Filling – What To Consider Before It?

By Dr. Vikram Singh Atwal, Dentistry A dental crown is a kind of dental restoration cap which is molded into a shape of a tooth. The crown, when put in the appropriate place covers the part of the tooth above and below the gumline. When approximately 50% of the tooth is damaged…

Cosmetic Smile Designing Surgery!

By Dr. Shyam Padmanabhan,Dentistry A smile makeover is the process of improving the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as dental veneers, composite bonding, tooth implants and teeth whitening. Essentially, a smile makeover is something that you choose to have performed, while a full mouth…

Know How Periodontitis Occurs!

By Dr. Puneet Kansal,Dentistry Periodontitis is an infection in the gum which causes damage to the soft tissues in the gum and weakens the framework that supports your teeth. Periodontitis results in tooth loss but can also cause several life threatening complications like a heart attack or a stroke. How does…

Orthodontic Braces – How Do They Work?

By Dr. Divya Swarup, Dentistry, You can’t really brush off the blows that one receives to their self-esteem simply because they have crooked teeth. It’s one of the primary reasons why dentists monitor the development of teeth in children. It may seem exasperating to the child but it is vigilance that pays…

Ways To Maintain Optimal Dental Hygiene

By Dr. Premendra Goyal, Dentistry, One cannot emphasize enough on the benefits of having and maintaining healthy teeth and gums. For starters, a healthy mouth helps you to chew your food more effectively which extracts more nutrition. Besides, a healthy mouth also reduces the risk of suffering from tooth pain, tooth decay,…