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 […]

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 […]

Here’s India’s 1st woman dentist-turned-forensic expert

If you are a fan of crime shows and would like to get some thrilling fun in life, one person you should meet for sure in the city is Dr Hemlata Pandey Gala, a forensic odontologist. Haven’t heard of the field? We will solve this mystery for you

Here’s India’s 1st woman dentist-turned-forensic expertIt is believed that passion can often be a very powerful force in making a person work tirelessly. And that stands true, at least in the case of this wonder woman, Dr Hemlata Pandey Gala. Any person who asks her what her profession is tends to look at her with a sense of awe and […]

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 […]

‘I plan to start family dentist concept,’ says new president of Maharashtra Dental Council

In an exclusive interview with My Medical Mantra, Dr Mansing Pawar shares his plans and ideas to improve dental services in the state

‘I plan to start family dentist concept,’ says new president of Maharashtra Dental CouncilDr Mansing Pawar, the newly elected President of Maharashtra Dental Council, believes that dental treatment is not costly if treated on time. In an exclusive interview with My Medical Mantra, Pawar, who is also the dean of Government Dental College, shares his plan to have dental insurance. He says it will allow more people to […]

Did you know, dentists can identify if you are suffering from diabetes

According to a new study, dentists who particularly focus on patients with severe periodontitis, have noticed a considerable number of suspected new diabetes cases from such patients

Did you know, dentists can identify if you are suffering from diabetesAccording to a recent study done by researchers from University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands, which was published in latest British Medical Journal Open Diabetes Research and Care issue, your dentist could help you identify if you are suffering from diabetes. A dentist’s office is a suitable location for screening pre-diabetes and this study concludes […]