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Mobile Dentistry
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Mobile Dentistry

By: Ayesha Bibi, Mehwash Kashif As active members of the Pakistan dental community, we would like to bring into knowledge the importance and role of mobile dentistry. Mobile dentistry answers the following questions. Why do children cry while sitting on a dental chair and don’t open their mouth for examination? Why do elderly people and…

Here’s Why You Grind Your Teeth At Night, & How You Can Stop
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Here’s Why You Grind Your Teeth At Night, & How You Can Stop

It’s known as bruxism and according to the Canadian Sleep Society, about eight per cent of adults and 14 per cent of kids report grinding their teeth a few times a week. “I’d say the majority of people experience at least some grinding,” Dr. Larry Levin, president of the Canadian Dental Association, says. “It’s often thought…

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist
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5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist

5 Hollywood Smile Secrets From A Celeb Dentist  Let’s face it: teeth aren’t the most exciting topic in the beauty world, but having a great smile is on everyone’s wish list. Luckily for Us, Dr Michael Apa, dentist to stars including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen gave us the rundown on all of the ways to get your smile red-carpet…

Brushing Your Teeth Can Actually Make You Less Bloated
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Brushing Your Teeth Can Actually Make You Less Bloated

As if you needed another reason to keep your mouth clean! A piece of fresh mint gum isn’t enough to clean up your dirty mouth — and if you don’t clean your teeth well enough, the billions of bacteria you’re allowing to grow can end up in your gut. Food, water, and saliva travel through…

The Effect of Hormones On Women’s Dental Health
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The Effect of Hormones On Women’s Dental Health

You know that hormones affect your mood, but did you know they can also impact your mouth? It’s true: Hormonal fluctuations associated with puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, menopause and use of birth control medications can cause changes in your dental health. You may not be able to take control of your hormones, but you…

Eating Butter Will Keep Teeth Clean – Dental Experts
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Eating Butter Will Keep Teeth Clean – Dental Experts

No matter how thoroughly you clean your teeth, you are probably still exposing yourself to tooth decay, according to one dentist speaking out about oral care. Dr Steven Lin from Australia claims that meticulously brushing and flossing the way your childhood dentist taught you to is not enough to prevent cavities and harmful levels of…

You May Be Brushing Your Teeth All Wrong
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You May Be Brushing Your Teeth All Wrong

It seems pretty simple, put toothpaste on your toothbrush, brush for two minutes then rinse. Well, Sydney dentist, Dr Luke Cronin reveals there are five key things everyone needs to correct. According to the dentist he wants us to avoid rinsing immediately after brushing: “Don’t rinse immediately after brushing as this will wash away the…

Do You Know How to Care For Your Pets’ Teeth?
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Do You Know How to Care For Your Pets’ Teeth?

BY MELANIE MCCOURY When I was in high school I was an assistant for a kindergarten class. I remember having to teach the students how to brush their teeth. I had a huge toothbrush and a model of teeth and we sang a song about teeth having four sides. When I first meet a puppy or…

If You Tour Thailand, Visit A Bangkok Dentist
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If You Tour Thailand, Visit A Bangkok Dentist

By Glen Lewis Want to get your teeth into Thailand? Don’t come for Phuket, Samui, Chiang Mai, shopping or food… There’s a better reason: getting your teeth fixed. Recently, when a dentist told me I needed all my teeth out and dentures, I wasn’t too happy. He said they could all come out for $6000,…

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Dental is part of the Medical News Group of publications which in 1968 became the pioneer of medical journalism in Pakistan. Medical News is the only periodical in Pakistan which has 3 simultaneous editions from Karachi, Islamabad and online.

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