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 […]

Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in nose

When the doctors tried to extract the object, they discovered that they were actually dealing with an extra tooth, root and all, and needed to peel away several layers of membrane to remove it

Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in noseHave you ever had one of those colds where no matter how hard you blow your nose, you still feel congested? That was daily life for a 57-year-old woman in China who had nosebleeds, congestion and inflammation for decades, according to news reports. But the cause of her nasal nuisances wasn’t a lingering cold or […]

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 […]

Pune doc busts myth for child’s healthy tooth

A pediatrician from Pune has taken on a battle against superstition by vocally disapproving on it through her Facebook post. Dr Kalpana Sangle, noticed in her practice that many parents are falling prey to a thread which is made available in medical shops. The thread, called as ‘tadpatta’ is known to help children with healthy tooth, at the teeth development period

Pune doc busts myth for child’s healthy toothIn her routine practice, Dr Kalpana Sangle, a paediatrician from Pune noticed that many parents are falling prey to a thread which is made available in medical shops. The thread, called as ‘datancha-patta’  is known to help children with healthy tooth, at the teeth development period. Mighty concerned about this, she recently wrote a Facebook […]

Do you have braces? Know what to eat and avoid

The irony of braces is that they help and hurt your pearly whites at the same time. They help correct serious alignment issues and hurt because they make it a little harder to practice your oral hygiene. According to city doctors, certain foods can damage braces components like the rubber bands, wires, or even the bracket itself. To help you do what’s best for your teeth, doctors list out foods to eat and avoid with braces on

Do you have braces? Know what to eat and avoidIf you have just gotten braces or got them tightened, it can be tough on your teeth and very painful for the first few days. So it’s important to maintain a good oral hygiene and make conscious food choices during as it’s important to be careful and not to damage them. Mumbai based dental surgeon […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]