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Using charcoal for pearly whites!
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Using charcoal for pearly whites!

Sounds unbelievable? It seems beyond logic, but brushing your teeth with this black powder is actually going to give them a white glow. It is the new trend on social media, and people all over Pakistan are trying it out. You will be shocked to see the results of yellowing teeth first turning black and…

Clear Aligners – Candid wireless smile
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Clear Aligners – Candid wireless smile

It is never too late to improve the structural arrangement of the teeth and clear plastic aligners are making it possible to undergo these improvements at any stage of life, without feeling self-conscious or embarrassed. Parents and children seeking orthodontic treatment now have a choice between clear aligners and traditional braces With the introduction of…

What to do about tongue blisters?
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What to do about tongue blisters?

You must think that your tongue is a very small part of your body, but it plays an important role in your everyday life. Not only does it help in speaking and tasting, but indicates your overall health. When indisposed your tongue might be very uncomfortable, and sores or tongue blisters can cause inconvenience more…

Bleeding gums in pregnancy harms babies
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Bleeding gums in pregnancy harms babies

Relationship between Poor Oral Health and Preterm Birth in Pregnant Women Women go through various biological changes in their body during pregnancy which might affect their daily routine. This can in turn increase the risks of oral disease. Hormonal changes in a pregnant lady can cause inflamed gums, and this inflammation can make a pregnant…

How to protect your teeth from breaking
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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…

Obesity destroys oral health
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Obesity destroys oral health

Obesity is a medical condition which involves accumulation of body fat, creating an adverse effect on a person’s health. It is a complex disorder and a multi-factorial disease that is now growing into a major health concern all over the world. The factors that contribute in making a person obese includes: Imbalance between the energy…

Pufferfish and humans share same teeth genes!
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Pufferfish and humans share same teeth genes!

Dr. Gareth Fraser, an employee at the University of Sheffield’s Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, says that although the final structures of all the vertebrates differ but their developmental origin is the same. An international team of scientists have discovered that human teeth developed from the same genes as that of the peculiar beaked…

Dental tips for athletes
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Dental tips for athletes

A die hard athlete? Want to swim, run or participate in other physical activities all the time? Well you stand apart from the crowd because of your trainers and physique. But you will be rather surprised to know that if you haven’t already told the dentist, they will also immediately know that you are an…

5 oral health facts for pregnant women
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5 oral health facts for pregnant women

So you or one of your loved ones is pregnant. Congratulations, it is a life changing time of your life! There will be many changes that will occur over the course of 9 months and the mother along with the baby will need to be provided with utmost nourishment in order to attain perfect health….

The biggest reason for bad breath
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The biggest reason for bad breath

Bad breath is said to ensue after a night spent munching on snacks. The relationship between oral health and night shifts is quite obvious as come nightfall, there is a noticeable reduction in the flow of saliva in the mouth. Reduced salivary flow directly affects oral health. We live in a tough world where we…

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