Simple and effective remedies to treat toothache at home

 These home remedies are meant to provide temporary relief only. It is important to seek immediate treatment from a dentist once a toothache lasts for more than a day or two

Simple and effective remedies to treat toothache at homeA toothache is a pain in and around the teeth and jaws. Tooth decay, an infection, loose or broken fillings, or receding gums can cause it. If the pain lasts for more than 1 or 2 days, it is best to see a dentist immediately to have it treated. Until then, the following simple remedies […]

Does your mouth feel like it’s on fire? You may have burning mouth syndrome

This condition has a capacity to bother an individual to an extent that they fall prey to depression, loss of appetite and disturbed sleep. It also leads to a scratchy sensation in the throat, anesthetised feeling, astringent taste and soreness

Does your mouth feel like it’s on fire? You may have burning mouth syndromeBurning Mouth Syndrome is a condition where a person may get a feeling of their mouth being on fire. This does not occur because of the consumption of highly spiced food. It puts the sufferers in a horrible condition as they experience a sweltering sensation of having drank or eaten something enormously hot. It brings […]

Did you know? Diabetes can affect your oral health

Diabetes is a disease in which the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired which elevates the level of glucose in blood. People who have diabetes know that this disease can lead to impairment of the eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart. What they don't know is that diabetes can also hamper their oral health

Did you know? Diabetes can affect your oral healthThey say, ‘Every human being is the author of their own life.’ Your lifestyle and your habits contribute a lot towards living a healthy life. A busy lifestyle, long working hours can have a negative impact on your health and it can even affect your immunity. A poor immune system can lead to diabetes as […]

Mumbai: Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates IDA’s research and super speciality centre

Indian Dental Association (IDA) has established a brand new Education and Research Centre and Super Specialty Dental Clinic in Mumbai. Dental restoration work and advanced dental procedures will be provided free of cost at this centre to the underprivileged. It will be opened on weekdays between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Mumbai: Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates IDA’s research and super speciality centreThe Education and Research Centre and Super Specialty Dental Clinic is named after late former President of India and Missile man Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and it was inaugurated on Sunday by Dr Harsh Vardhan Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences. This centre is created with aim of facilitating pre-clinical and clinical educational training […]

Guwahati man gets a ‘new set of bridge’ for himself

While it is a known fact that tooth decay is one of the most neglected problems in our body, doctors now emphasise that it is important to look after the wellness of your tooth, so that a lot of ailments such as that of heart could be avoided. Hence, doctors say that a routine dental check-up is a must

Guwahati man gets a ‘new set of bridge’ for himself  What could be the most common seen sights in a dental clinic? One of them is people holding their jaws in pain. That seems like a routine thing because; we generally go to doctors only when we are in pain. On September 20, that is exactly what a man from Guwahati did. A 48-year-old […]

Explained: Is sedation safe for dental treatment of kids?

In recent years, a few reports of sedated children dying at dental offices have come to light, alarming lawmakers, parents and the dental profession. In 2013, University of Washington researchers found 44 cases over three decades in which dental patients died after sedation or general anaesthesia. Most were 2 to 5 years old

Explained: Is sedation safe for dental treatment of kids?In recent years, a few reports of sedated children dying at dental offices have come to light, alarming lawmakers, parents and the dental profession. In 2013, University of Washington researchers found 44 cases over three decades in which dental patients died after sedation or general anaesthesia. Most were 2 to 5 years old In dental […]

India to get an import alternative of an important dental treatment chemical

Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) is vitally used for root canal treatment by the dentists. Currently, doctors use MTA manufactured by an American company which is very much costlier and not everyone can afford it. So, to curb this problem, the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai has joined hands with Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College, Nagpur to develop an import alternative of MTA which would be available at affordable prices for common people

India to get an import alternative of an important dental treatment chemicalToothache can make life painful and high costs of dental treatment aggravate the pain. Soon this pain will ease, as India will get an indigenously developed and manufactured Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA), an important chemical in dental treatment. The Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai has joined hands with Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College, Nagpur […]

IITB student designs portable dentist chair to aid in dental camps

Dental camps are medical camps organised by dentists for diagnosis and treatment in rural as well as urban areas. This newly designed chair will be a useful accessory for a dental camp. The chair has been accurately designed with minute details which keep the patient’s and dentists’ needs in mind

IITB student designs portable dentist chair to aid in dental campsA properly designed patient chair is a primary need of dentist but while conducting dental camps the transportation of the chair becomes problematic. A post graduate student of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) has come up with a solution for this chair portability problem. Arun Shah, who is in his last year of Masters […]

The girl who won’t smile!

An Indo-Nepal orthodontic venture will help a bright, little girl smile again and give her the confidence to rebuild her devastated country

The girl who won’t smile!He and his family survived the deadly 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people. But he lost everything, including his house, and as he slowly rebuilds his life, Krishna Aacharya, has a simple wish that surpasses all else. He wants to see his 12-year-old daughter, Meera, smile. Literally. “My daughter can’t smile confidently because […]