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 […]

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 […]

Dental treatment lets toothless Yemeni woman chew food first time in 35 years

For this Yemeni woman, mashed diet was the world. But a dental counselling session at a Mumbai hospital saw Nadra getting back to normal food habits

Dental treatment lets toothless Yemeni woman chew food first time in 35 yearsFor the last 35 years, Nadra’s eating habits have revolved around mashed foods. The 57-year-old from Yemen couldn’t even think of eating anything else as she didn’t have a single tooth. But these days, her diet plans have changed and she no longer restricts herself to mashed food. The Yemeni woman, however, credits this to […]