A pleasing smile uplifts your spirits. Beautiful smile not just involves your teeth, it is a function of beautiful teeth, attractive lips and surrounding facial features. Folds, wrinkles and thinning of peri-oral skin, can make your smile less attractive. You may then ask, Doctor! what can enhance my smile? Well, Botox and Dermal fillers canContinue reading “Can Botox and Dermal fillers make you smile?”
The pandemic is on it’s second peak and the entire country in a state of trepidation. Many different types of vaccines have been developed and are available, now, for public use. Many vaccines are still undergoing research and will be available shortly. With so many options available, and so much having been said about theContinue reading “The What and When of Covid 19 Vaccines”
In the words of Dr. Maria Kunstadter (DDS), “A perfect storm has been brewing up to create a hot Teledentistry market.” Now, one may ask, What is Teledentistry? Well, isn’t it quite simple. Dentistry that is practiced over a telephone. But, all that we have heard to date is TeleMedicine. How can Dentistry be practicedContinue reading
The globe is in a state of a prostration with the current COVID 19 pandemic in all its uproar. The viral breakout began in Wuhan, China in December, 2019 and since then it has spread to all the five continents in a relatively short span of time. There has been a lot of speculation asContinue reading “Oral Hygiene and Treatment in Covid-19”
Flouride is an element that is essential for the general well being of the body at large, but to be specific it contributes immensely to the dental well being. How is it important? Flouride renders the enamel of the teeth more resistant to dissolution under an acid attack, and hence, prevents tooth cavitation. How doesContinue reading “The Flouride Story”
I have talked so much about maintaining oral hygiene and how it’s the only sure shot way to help you keep dental infections at bay, that not talking about toothbrush seems impertinent. Although a very simple element, but its a very powerful tool that’ll help you be regular at maintaining oral hygiene in the mostContinue reading “What should you know about toothbrushes”
There is growing concern about the ill effects of sugar on the general as well as oral well being, and hence, newer products are being launched in the market as replacements of regular table sugar (sucrose). These products are actually plant extracts that are not metabolised by the oral bacteria and therefore, do not causeContinue reading “Do we need artificial sweeteners to avoid dental caries?”
All of us have, not just a sweet tooth but ‘sweet teeth‘ and sweets are a mandate when it comes to festivities and celebrations. With Diwali just passed by and New Year just around the corner, celebrations are going to continue for long and sweets are going to be unavoidable. So here’s a short pickContinue reading “Demystifying Sugars: When, What and How?”
How many of us actually think about our specific needs while buying a toothpaste? Did you know, what substances comprise your toothpaste? Did you know, that there are different variety of toothpastes for different kinds of problems? The toothpastes are customised to perform different functions, depending on a specific use case. Hence, it is importantContinue reading “All About Toothpastes”
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