1 in 8 children prone to become obese adults

The study revealed that during the academic year (2017/18) reveals that obesity is on the rise among children with nearly 11 per cent being obese and 13 per cent being overweight

1 in 8 children prone to become obese adultsA survey conducted by AddressHealth, a company which provides healthcare services in schools, reveals that one in eight children (12 per cent) across all age groups are at risk of developing lifestyle/metabolic diseases in adulthood. The survey which was conducted on 2,700 school kids aged from 4 to 16, by the company reveals some alarming […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

State initiates oral health campaign

An oral hygiene campaign has been implemented in state to create awareness about oral health. This movement organised by the medical education department, includes dental colleges across Maharashtra. In December 2016, the government has released a Government Resolution (GR). So far, five mega health camps were organised in the state. More than 7,000 people were provided free dental check-ups and treatments

State initiates oral health campaignEveryone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems. The purpose of oral hygiene is to prevent the buildup of plaque, the sticky film of bacteria and food that forms on the teeth. But due […]

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 […]

Swallowing your food without chewing may result in heart ailments

It’s no secret that a lackadaisical approach to dental care not only leads to fillings and gum disease, but it could also cause heart ailments, say doctors

Swallowing your food without chewing may result in heart ailmentsOral hygiene is often the last thing on your mind when it comes to maintaining a good health. But along with oral hygiene, swallowing the food is equally important, proved yet another story of a man in Mumbai. For the 70-year-old retired Captain who had flown down to Mumbai for his medical treatment casually underwent […]