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What is Gingivitis? Symptoms and Causes of the Gum Disease

What is Gingivitis? Symptoms and Causes of the Gum Disease Gingivitis is the fundamental gum disease which could be reversed whereas periodontitis is a more advanced and severe disease which demands expert dental therapy. When recognized during the early stages, it can usually be treated as well as inverted. Necrotizing...

What Is Oral Cancer?

What Is Oral Cancer? Mouth cancer refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth (oral cavity). Mouth cancer can occur on the: Lips Gums, Tongue, Inner lining of the cheeks, Roof of the mouth, under the tongue. Mouth cancer is one of...

The Scary Tooth Cavity – Cavity Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

The Scary Tooth Cavity Food gives you the much-needed body fuel which the body uses for its nourishment and for repair but the downside of the same food you eat is that it contributes to tooth/teeth cavities formation. Sometimes cavities remain undetected only to present itself when the damage to...

Oil Pulling: Know The Facts

Oil pulling is rooted in Ayurvedic medicine and has been around for thousands of years. For those new to the idea, oil pulling got its name from the action of “pulling”– i.e., swishing and sucking– oil through one’s teeth. Sesame, Sunflower or Coconut oil is held in the mouth...

Nail Biting: An Unending Habit

I often remember the ladies that bite or chew their nails under the guise of manicure and “hip” and sit at the back of the class making noise. It’s quite funny to remember but such actions have their dental implications. The habit of biting or chewing on your nail...

Why is the Dentist Important?

It’s easy to forget that your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body and it requires constant care. The state of a person’s oral health can tell a lot about their overall health and well-being. That said; maintaining healthy teeth and gums should be a...

“Death” from a Dirty mouth

“Death” from a Dirty mouth The usual conversation with a patient at the dental clinic is quite intriguing, interesting and funny. The patient asks numerous questions and the doctor responds and counsels the patient on the need for a particular dental procedure. Most times the questions center around oral hygiene...

7 Ways to Get The Most From Your Dentist Visit

7 Ways to Get The Most From Your Dentist Visit Each dental visit provides the patient the opportunity to learn more about their oral health, get tips and advice from a professional, confidence building and comfort knowing they’re in good hands with the dental professional they’ve selected for care. Sadly, many...

New study links pancreatic cancer to 2 types of bacteria found in gum disease

Gum disease may cause more than just bad breath, according to a new study presented at the 2016 American Association for Cancer Research meeting, which points to a connection between periodontal disease as a potential early marker for pancreatic cancer. This could pave the way for early detection of...
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