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Peg teeth are abnormally small, upper lateral incisors. They are often pointed or have a rectangular shape that makes them look similar to fangs. Both children and adults are often self-conscious of the appearance of their smile, when they have one or more teeth that are dramatically smaller or have an odd shape, compared to Read more »
It's the spooky Halloween time again! Halloween is that time of the year when you gather with your whole family to enjoy trick-or-treating! Moreover, at Halloween, you are less stringent on your children to allow them to experience this mysterious, fun-filled holiday and indulge in sweets a lot more than usual. It’s tradition, right?
To become a successful athlete, one must be very dedicated towards training and meeting the fitness goals. An athlete should also follow the right nutrition chart, take a proper diet and stay hydrated. Following these healthy habits religiously can be very beneficial in athletic performances.
Human teeth are constructed of three layers that include the enamel, dentin, and pulp. Inside the pulp, there are small nerve fibers and blood vessels and they mainly keep your teeth functioning properly. When these nerve or blood vessels are damaged, the blood flow eventually stops and a tooth becomes a dead pulp. This condition Read more »
A lot can happen to your teeth, especially when you are asleep. It's the time when food debris and bacteria can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums which can lead to plaque, cavities or other such oral health issues. Don't let these issues interfere with your good night's rest.
In our previous post, we had mentioned a few tips about your dental care during summers. With this current post, we will guide you further on maintaining good dental health through a few more simple dental care strategies.
There can be many reasons for the disorder that causes Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) pain in your jaws. One of the most stated reasons why they occur can be the teeth grinding at night. A Chicago Dental Society survey states that over 25 percent of Americans are destroying their teeth and developing jaw disorders just by teeth Read more »
It's very common to face accidents and as a consequence, you might lose a tooth or some of your teeth. A knocked-out tooth or an “avulsed” tooth is considered one of the most serious and critical dental emergencies. However, you can fix the damage if you act fast.
Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical conditions such as obesity, dysglycemia, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. These together increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Other names of metabolic syndrome are dysmetabolic syndrome, syndrome X, deadly quartet and plurimetabolic syndrome. There are various research articles and studies which suggest that oral diseases especially periodontal disease are Read more »
Oral problems affect millions of people worldwide. Over 95% of adults and 60-90% of children have one or more dental cavities. Between 15 and 20% of 35 to 44 year old adults have severe periodontal disease, which may lead to tooth loss. In the past decade, technological advances have played a key role in changing the Read more »