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Breastfeeding benefits baby’s oral health
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Breastfeeding benefits baby’s oral health

Breastfeeding brings with it numerous indisputable health benefits. It is very nourishing and extremely beneficial for the baby in the early developmental months. As of late, however, there have been various heated discussions and debates regarding the matter. Many new mothers have raised questions about the benefits of breastfeeding on the baby’s oral health. It…

Are dental x-rays dangerous?
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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…

Did you know about dental jewelry?
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Did you know about dental jewelry?

Yes, this is the new and highly popular trend these days among the rich and not so rich, adding jewels to make the smile shine some extra megawatts. Adorning themselves with colorful jewels and stones has been a favorite among mankind since time immemorial, and man has been wearing various different kinds of jewelry in…

Never extract your own teeth!
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Never extract your own teeth!

It sounds very odd and ridiculous, but there are people even now who try to extract their own teeth. Toothache is very painful and a person can do anything to get relief from it. If the pain is very severe then one can go to any extent to stop that pain. Abscesses and extremely bad…

Be the dentist no one can refuse
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Be the dentist no one can refuse

An integral constituent of your dental education is to learn the essentials that go into making a good practitioner. Knowledge and practical implementation, however, are two very different things. Dental schools generally facilitate your hands-on practicing needs by providing you with patients but some of them manage to slip away. They might be present on…

Why don’t people brush their teeth?
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Why don’t people brush their teeth?

As disgusting/astounding as it may sound to you, not brushing their teeth routinely is a norm for many people around the world. Yes, there are still hundreds out there who believe the philosophy that brushing their teeth daily, twice a day is not essential. For most the argument is pretty simple and straight forward, there…

6 rules every dentist needs to follow
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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…

How to teach children oral hygiene
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How to teach children oral hygiene

Recent studies have shown that more and more children and young adults seem to be suffering from some kind of dental issue. Be it a rotten tooth or a case of misaligned smile, there is something wrong with the periodontal. And as the saying goes cure lies in prevention. What with the lifestyles these days…

Good teeth are the new social status symbol
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Good teeth are the new social status symbol

According to social scientist Malcolm Gladwell, bad teeth are capable of impeding social involvement. He further explains that “next wave of discrimination” will be on the basis of the condition of one’s teeth. He claims that teeth are very steadily progressing to become the new standard of inequality. Unlike the old saying, “You are never…

What is the cost of a dental education?
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What is the cost of a dental education?

Dentists play an essential role in the overall health of a patient. Dentistry is globally considered as a noble and leading profession despite the substantial investment that goes into receiving proper dental education. Recent studies prove that this hefty initial investment is much better compared to the ones that go into other professional fields. With…

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