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How to take care of dental problems in children

Early childhood caries is a devastating form of dental decay affecting children below the age of five. The reason is linked to poor oral hygiene practice, improper feeding habits, lack of parental awareness, and avoiding a dental visit. Poor oral health can affect the general health of the baby, as it can cause problems in […]

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Is there a connection between menstruation and oral hygiene?

The surge in the production of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone that occurs during menstruation increases the blood flow to the gums. In this process the gum tissues become red, soft, swollen and tender, further leading to conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, bleeding while tooth brushing, gingival pain and discomfort while chewing hard foods. This condition is experienced one […]

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Union government launches dental and oral healthcare portal

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Faggan Singh Kulaste, launched a toll-free number for addressing oral health queries and highlighted about the importance of dental hygiene. “Oral health is integral to overall health of a person and will contribute to all-round development of the nation,” […]

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