Is there a connection between menstruation and oral hygiene?

Menstruation gingivitis is a common oral problem women go through. It occurs due to hormonal fluctuations during the course of menstruation or before. Further gingivitis can also make you fall prey to periodontitis (tooth mobility)

Is there a connection between menstruation and oral hygiene?The surge in the production of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone that occurs during menstruation increases the blood flow to the gums. In this process the gum tissues become red, soft, swollen and tender, further leading to conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, bleeding while tooth brushing, gingival pain and discomfort while chewing hard foods. This condition is experienced one […]

Pune doctors help accident victim to restore his natural tooth

Around two months ago, a 20-year-old, met with an accident in Pune. In the fatal accident he lost his tooth located in his upper jaw. The doctors at Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune helped him restore his natural tooth

Pune doctors help accident victim to restore his natural toothThese days, tooth implant technique is widely used. Replanting the natural tooth and helping the patient to recover with the help of replanting the natural tooth is rare. Arun Patil, (name changed), visited the doctor with the tooth wrapped in paper. The tooth was muddy when it was brought to the hospital. The doctors at […]

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pav

An extraction means to have a tooth removed, usually because of disease, trauma or crowding. And the process can be painful. But this 77-year-old from Mumbai, experienced stomach pain after he ‘accidentally’ swallowed his tooth

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pavWe all have heard about the incident of swallowing coins accidentally. But you will be shocked to know that a man accidentally swallowed his dentured tooth while having vada pav after which he underwent esophagousoscopy. Ram Kuber visited city’s JJ group of Hospitals complaining of unbearable stomach pain. In a shocking revelation he said that […]

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 […]

‘Makeover’ gives Mumbaikar a reason to smile

After meeting with a road accident in 2015, a 23-year-old had to undergo a smile makeover. His pearly whites and perfect smile is a result of a well-planned and executed 3D mock-up that lets you see the treatment in a clay model

‘Makeover’ gives Mumbaikar a reason to smileMedicine is a field that is constantly upgrading itself to keep up with the new innovations in the world. Keeping with the pace, one of the commonly used techniques in the fraternity is the three-dimensional (3D) printing model for the purpose of achieving greater accuracy.  Let’s take an example of a 23-year-old Rajesh Kadam (name […]

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 […]

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 […]