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 […]

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Pune doctors help accident victim to restore his natural tooth

These 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 […]

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‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pav

‘He’ swallowed tooth while eating vada pav

We 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 […]

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‘Makeover’ gives Mumbaikar a reason to smile

Medicine 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 […]

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Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in nose

Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in nose

Have 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 […]

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Mumbai: Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates IDA’s research and super speciality centre

The 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 […]

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Pune doc busts myth for child’s healthy tooth

In 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 […]

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