Clinical

This new invention will straighten your teeth and save you money!
Clinical, Opinions

This new invention will straighten your teeth and save you money!

  Healthy, well-aligned teeth shouldn’t just be for the wealthy. Candid, a direct-to-consumer teeth alignment company, aims to make straight teeth more accessible and more affordable than braces and Invisalign. Candid, which 3D prints its FDA-approved aligners, is designed for people who need mild to moderate orthodontic work. It costs $1,900 upfront or $88 per…

Scientists say aspirin could reverse tooth decay
Clinical, Research

Scientists say aspirin could reverse tooth decay

A research, the first of its kind, conducted at Queen’s University has discovered that aspirin stimulates stem cells in teeth, enhancing tooth regeneration. Tooth decay is the most common dental disease. It results in inflammation of the tooth nerve, which causes the toothache which most people are familiar with. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is a drug…

How to protect your teeth from breaking
Clinical, Opinions

How to protect your teeth from breaking

WHAT CAUSES BROKEN, FRACTURED, CRACKED TEETH AND OTHER DENTAL TRAUMA? The most commonly encountered causes that can lead to chipped, fractured, broken teeth and other traumatic dental injuries are as follows: Accidents Assaults Untreated Dental Cavities Root Canal Treated Teeth without Crowns Teeth with Temporary Fillings left for a Prolonged Period of Time (More than…

Are dental x-rays dangerous?
Clinical, Opinions

Are dental x-rays dangerous?

Whenever a person goes to a dentist, the dentist asks to submit to more dental X-rays, and many people get frustrated with that. It might have happened with you too and you must have gotten annoyed with it. Beyond annoyance, it is also worrisome for people because X-rays are known to be damaging to the…

6 rules every dentist needs to follow
Clinical, Opinions

6 rules every dentist needs to follow

Rule#1: Education and experience have no substitute When dentists graduate they are all equal in terms of their qualification. What makes them different is further education, advanced training and their eagerness to experiment. The greatest lessons a person learns are from his/her own mistakes and failures. Rule#2: Money matters There are patients who go to…

Dentists – you can check more than just oral health
Clinical

Dentists – you can check more than just oral health

Dental health does not only comprise of checking out the oral fitness and hygiene. You can’t be a dentist and expect to treat the patient’s mouth alone. It is essential to be aware of your patients’ vitals like temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration. Why you may ask? The answer is simple. These are the things…

A Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure
Clinical

A Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure

Dental implant is an artificial tooth placed inside one’s jaws to replace a tooth lost due to an injury, periodontal disease, or any other reason.  According to American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) 15 million of the population have crown or bridge replacements. Moreover, three million of the people have dental implants, with the number…

Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth
Clinical, News, Opinions

Sugar causing children to lose precious teeth

Just the thought of having a little one on the operating table is terrible, isn’t it? Yet, dentists these days complain of seeing children even younger than two years in the OT for the extraction of their baby teeth. And the cause? Sugar! Processed sugar is perhaps the worst form of poison available in the…

A Visit for Tooth Extraction led to a Woman’s Death!
Clinical, News

A Visit for Tooth Extraction led to a Woman’s Death!

Hayley Drinkell, aged 49, recently died when she visited the dentist for tooth extraction. It has been deduced that the cause of death was blood poisoning. Her death took place 1 week after her visit to her dental care expert. Even though experts have confessed that it is difficult to directly connect dental extraction with…

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