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10 common dental problems in children

10 common dental problems in children

Recent advances in dental care has made all of us aware about the need to be paying more attention to children’s teeth. It was not long back that parents were not very keen about taking young children to dentists for regular check-ups thinking that dental problems will be solved once the children start getting their… Continue Reading

Caring for dentures – do’s and don’ts

Caring for dentures – do’s and don’ts

Millions of people all over the world wear dentures. Among these people there is a large chunk of population who are edentulous that is they have no teeth at all. And there are millions who are missing from one to many teeth. It is a rough estimate that among all these people with one or… Continue Reading

Is Your Baby Teething?

Is Your Baby Teething?

Babies with their toothless gums can melt anybody’s heart. But though the teeth are not visible at birth, babies are born with 20 primary teeth below the gums. There may be individual variations in the age at which they erupt. Each individual is born different and tooth eruption timeline also varies according to their genetic… Continue Reading

A Complete Guide to Mouth Sores

A Complete Guide to Mouth Sores

What are mouth sores? Mouth sore or mouth ulcer is the wearing away or loss of the mucous membrane that lines the inside of our mouth. These are delicate linings and their erosion creates painful sensations in the mouth. Mouth sores affect many people during their lifetime. The sores are actually not serious except in… Continue Reading

About Toothache in Children

About Toothache in Children

Right from the moment the first tooth erupts or even before that, the oral health of a child needs to be actively taken care of. Dental problems can start from a very young age. Baby bottle tooth decay is not uncommon. Oral health, when affected at a young age, can have a detrimental effect on… Continue Reading

Have You Heard About Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation?

  What is Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation? Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is a developmental condition affecting the formation of tooth enamel. It results in enamel that is not as strong and mineralised as it should be. Teeth affected by MIH will have white, creamy, yellow or brown patches. They also tend to be sensitive to hot,… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Oral care

Diabetes and Oral care

Diabetes is a condition where the blood sugar level is very high. Blood sugar or glucose comes from the food that is consumed. Insulin that is secreted from the pancreas helps in the absorption of glucose into the cells for energy. When insulin secretion is less, then this glucose stays in the blood and its… Continue Reading

How to Care for Your Dentures

How to Care for Your Dentures

Researchers predict that in a few years there will be a greater percentage of older people. When looking at it from an oral health point of view, this would mean more people would be needing dentures. Teeth are lost due to old age, tooth decay, gum diseases or even by accident or trauma. Dentures are… Continue Reading

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10 common dental problems in children

10 common dental problems in children

Recent advances in dental care has made all of us aware about the need to be paying more attention to children’s teeth. It was not long back that parents were not very keen about taking young children to dentists for regular check-ups thinking that dental problems will be solved once the children start getting their… Continue Reading

Caring for dentures – do’s and don’ts

Caring for dentures – do’s and don’ts

Millions of people all over the world wear dentures. Among these people there is a large chunk of population who are edentulous that is they have no teeth at all. And there are millions who are missing from one to many teeth. It is a rough estimate that among all these people with one or… Continue Reading

Is Your Baby Teething?

Is Your Baby Teething?

Babies with their toothless gums can melt anybody’s heart. But though the teeth are not visible at birth, babies are born with 20 primary teeth below the gums. There may be individual variations in the age at which they erupt. Each individual is born different and tooth eruption timeline also varies according to their genetic… Continue Reading

A Complete Guide to Mouth Sores

A Complete Guide to Mouth Sores

What are mouth sores? Mouth sore or mouth ulcer is the wearing away or loss of the mucous membrane that lines the inside of our mouth. These are delicate linings and their erosion creates painful sensations in the mouth. Mouth sores affect many people during their lifetime. The sores are actually not serious except in… Continue Reading

About Toothache in Children

About Toothache in Children

Right from the moment the first tooth erupts or even before that, the oral health of a child needs to be actively taken care of. Dental problems can start from a very young age. Baby bottle tooth decay is not uncommon. Oral health, when affected at a young age, can have a detrimental effect on… Continue Reading

Have You Heard About Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation?

  What is Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation? Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is a developmental condition affecting the formation of tooth enamel. It results in enamel that is not as strong and mineralised as it should be. Teeth affected by MIH will have white, creamy, yellow or brown patches. They also tend to be sensitive to hot,… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Oral care

Diabetes and Oral care

Diabetes is a condition where the blood sugar level is very high. Blood sugar or glucose comes from the food that is consumed. Insulin that is secreted from the pancreas helps in the absorption of glucose into the cells for energy. When insulin secretion is less, then this glucose stays in the blood and its… Continue Reading

How to Care for Your Dentures

How to Care for Your Dentures

Researchers predict that in a few years there will be a greater percentage of older people. When looking at it from an oral health point of view, this would mean more people would be needing dentures. Teeth are lost due to old age, tooth decay, gum diseases or even by accident or trauma. Dentures are… Continue Reading