gum disease

11 Common Oral Problems Caused By Smoking

By Dr. Sharad Mohan , 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…

Bad Breath – Ways It Can Be Treated!

By Dr. Premendra Goyal , Dentistry If you’ve ever gotten that not-so-fresh feeling at a job interview or just talking with friends, you’re not alone. Studies show that 50 percent of adults suffer from bad breath, or halitosis, at some point in their lives. What Causes Bad Breath? There are a number…

Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention

By Dr. Premendra Goyal, Dentistry The mouth consists of different kinds of bacteria; these bacteria along with mucus, form plaque (a sticky teeth deposit). When this plaque is not cleansed properly through proper brushing and oral hygiene, it causes periodontal disease. Periodontal diseases affect the gums, alveolar bone (the bone that consists…

Dental Plaque and Gum Disease

By Dr. Premendra Goyal Dental Plaque is a soft sticky film which forms on the tooth surface. It comprises of leftover food in the mouth and many types of bacteria. Plaque, if left un-cleaned, hardens to form Tartar. Dental Plaque is the main reason for inflaming / infecting the gums. This…