Israeli scientists invent antibacterial filling material to prevent tooth decay

Almost everyone experiences tooth decay (caries), it seems, making this among the most common conditions caused by a bacterial infection. The costs of treating this condition are among the highest for bacterial conditions

Israeli scientists invent antibacterial filling material to prevent tooth decayHowever, the problem with treating dental decay is that it comes back again. Tel Aviv scientists have now discovered that certain novel materials have powerful antibacterial properties which can be harnessed in restorative dental fillings, to prevent recurrent tooth decay Getting a filling isn’t always the end of a tooth’s cavity problems. Sometimes, bacteria is […]

Shaky tooth? Don’t pull it out, advise doctors

Generally, when we feel a tooth moving or looseness in teeth, we ask the dentist to extract it. Now, doctors advise against pulling the teeth out as it can be saved naturally

Shaky tooth? Don’t pull it out, advise doctorsA 62-year-old patient had come for tooth removal at Noble hospital in Pune around five months back. He had insisted that he would like to undergo tooth removal. But doctors at the hospital insisted on saving the natural tooth. Doctors generally go for tooth removal in such cases, but a Pune doctor performed a root […]

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 […]