Pediatric Dentistry or Child dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on all aspects of the development and growth of a child’s teeth. A major specialty in pediatric dentistry is the emphasis on prevention. Preventive dentistry is a method of paving a healthy track for the proper growth and development of one’s teeth. Preventive […]
A mouth guard or a mouth protector is a custom fitted flexible device that is usually worn during sports or recreational activities. A mouth guard is essential for people who wear braces, who have any fixed anterior bridgework or for people who want to protect their teeth from potential damage. In the event of a […]
Sugar is a sweet tasting carbohydrate that is present in most of the food that we eat today. Sugar is present in food either naturally or as added sugars. Natural sugars are found in fruits, honey, vegetables, dairy products, etc. Shelf foods like chocolates, ice cream, cereals, soft drinks, etc contain added sugars. The per […]
Tongue scraping is a good way to remove those adamant food particles and biofilm sticking to the surface of your tongue causing bad breath sometimes. Just like toothbrushes aid in brushing the teeth, tongue scrapers aid in scraping the tongue. They are dedicated small items slightly round in shape or a flexible strip made of […]
Your dentist invariably tells you to brush your teeth twice a day whenever you make your dental visit. Your dentist may also say that massaging the gums is always good as they bring good benefits. It has been found that massaging the gums and the teeth with toothpaste can protect you from cavities. Some studies […]
Innovations are always happening around us and dentistry is not an exception. Use of laser in the field of dentistry has been one of the significant development. Laser in low frequencies is known to be beneficial and safe. The no scalpel, no blood, no pain philosophy of laser dentistry is indeed innovative. Laser dentistry has […]
Tooth sensitivity is an issue that affects many of us. People with tooth sensitivity neither prefer cold food nor hot food. An ice cream lover cannot relish it anymore. In the same length, someone who loves hot soup cannot savor it anymore. Cold and hot food simply hurts their teeth. So what to do if […]
Many lifestyle habits visibly cause damage to our teeth and most of us know the impact. There are some lifestyle habits which also cause damage to the oral region which we are not aware of. Here are some of them to make ourselves more conscious about what we do in the name of lifestyle.