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 […]

Festive season: Take care of your teeth

Diwali, the festival of lights, gifts, crackers, and sweets loaded with fun is back! We are all geared-up for extravaganza around the corner taking care of every little thing from gifts to clothes to decorations to sweets. But are we actually ready? Okay let’s revise, gifts – check, clothes – check, decorations – check and oral health – No!

Festive season: Take care of your teethYou will think what’s with the oral health? What connection does it have with celebrations? Your oral health has nothing to do with festivals. But is that so? With festivals on board and having so much on our plate, we never think about our health especially the oral health. We eat anything and everything we […]

Toothache? Here are the foods that wreck your pearly whites

If you are what you eat, that's particularly true for your teeth and gums. Because many foods and beverages can cause plaque, cavities and lead to tooth decay, which can damage your teeth. So, brush your teeth twice -a-day, use a mouthwash, floss and visit the dentist regularly, say city doctors

Toothache?  Here are the foods that wreck your pearly whitesThere are plenty of foods that people should be avoiding if they want to keep their teeth in good shape said doctors. Mumbai based dental surgeon Jyoti Deshpande said, “Foods that are both sticky and sugary are bad for the teeth. After you eat a sugary snack or meal, the sugar causes the bacteria to […]

Periodontal disease in older women is associated with an increased risk for cancer, says study

Previous studies have suggested a link, but this new analysis, in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, offers additional evidence on specific cancers

Periodontal disease in older women is associated with an increased risk for cancer, says studyResearchers followed more than 65,000 women, average age 68, participating in a larger health study. They gathered information on periodontal disease with self-reports, and over an average of eight years of follow-up, they found 7,149 cancers. The study controlled for race, age, family history of cancer, smoking and other variables. Gum disease was associated with […]

Warning: Tooth extraction can be harmful for children

A child’s decayed tooth is removed at a young age. This leads to formation of gap, in between the teeth. But when their new adult teeth come in, they do not coming in straight. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is given on saving the tooth. Therefore, dental camps organized in rural areas provide parents with information about oral hygiene

Warning: Tooth extraction can be harmful for childrenTooth ache in children can be as distressing for the parent as it is for the child. A persistent toothache in a child usually indicates a problem that requires professional care. And generally after examination, the decayed tooth is extracted by the dentist. But if the tooth is extracted at a younger age, it leaves a […]

Wanting to switch over to green tea, here are six reasons you should

A cup of green tea a day, may actually keep the doctor away. From a weight loss aid to targeting pancreatic cancer, green tea has evolved into a medicinal drink that caters to a myriad of illnesses. The reality is there are surprising benefits to reap from this magical drink in just one cup

Wanting to switch over to green tea, here are six reasons you shouldGreen tea is already quite a rage in the health sector and has actually benefited people. From a weight loss aid to targeting pancreatic cancer, green tea has evolved into a medicinal drink that caters to a myriad of illnesses. The reality is there are surprising benefits to reap from this magical drink in just […]

Union government launches dental and oral healthcare portal

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, launched a toll-free number for addressing oral health queries and highlighted about the importance of dental hygiene

Union government launches dental and oral healthcare portalOn 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,” […]