Fluoride is a mineral found in many household substances such as toothpaste, mouthwash, various supplements, and even in our regular drinking water. If a child or young adult consumes a high amount of fluoride during the stage of their teeth's formation, it results in the condition named fluorosis.
Fluorosis can affect...Continue reading
Tooth loss is a common issue that people face at some point in their lives. Dental implants have been an effective solution for replacing the missing teeth as they look and function like your natural teeth while being easy to maintain. Now, a new tooth regeneration approach has been developed and tested successfully. According to this...Continue reading
Tonsil stones are small, off-white color waste found in the back of your throat. They can cause difficulties such as inflamed and red tonsils, painful swallowing, and bad breath.
Tonsil stones are small, off-white color waste found in the back of your throat. They can cause difficulties such as inflamed and red tonsils,...Continue reading
Your smile is one of the first things someone will notice about you. Having a big smile on your face gives you several advantages in life. When you smile, you appear more approachable, confident, and capable to others.
Your smile is one of the first things someone will notice about you. Having a big smile on your face gives...Continue reading
Saliva in your mouth improves your ability to taste, chew, and swallow. Enzymes in saliva aid in digestion. Saliva also neutralizes acids in the mouth and restricts bacterial growth. This decreases the chances of tooth decay. Dry mouth happens when your salivary glands do not produce enough saliva to retain the wetness of your mouth....Continue reading
A tooth is considered to be “non-vital” or dead if it no longer receives blood flow. A tooth can die in a matter of days, or gradually, from months to years by an injury or decay. The event of a dead tooth mainly depends on your dental hygiene.
A tooth is considered to be “non-vital” or dead if...Continue reading
Oropharyngeal candidiasis or oral thrush is a medical condition caused by fungus overgrowth in the throat and mouth. This fungus is usually present in the digestive tract, mouth, and skin of all healthy people. It is generally kept in balance by the body's healthy bacteria and immune system. When this balance is disturbed, it...Continue reading
Gingivitis marks the earliest stage of periodontal disease, which causes inflammation of the gums (gingiva). If not treated on time, it can lead to severe gum disease called periodontitis and tooth loss.
Gingivitis marks the earliest stage of periodontal disease, which...Continue reading
Canker sores are one of the most prevalent forms of mouth ulcers. Medically known as "aphthous ulcer," canker sores are tiny, superficial wounds that grow on the soft tissues in your mouth or at the bottom of your gums. They are common in younger adults and women but can happen at any age. Most canker sores get cured on their...Continue reading
A gummy smile exposes three millimeters or more of gum tissues under the upper lip, whereas a typical smile shows two millimeters or less of gum tissues. A gummy smile can adversely affect the overall aesthetics of your smile. More women suffer from this condition than men. However, it can be corrected through suitable treatment...Continue reading