Teeth

Your dental health is of utmost importance during the monsoons – Here's what experts have to say

Your dental health is of utmost importance during the monsoons – Here's what experts have to say

Especially during the monsoon season, sensitivity is a common complaint. For that, experts advise less of steaming hot food and beverages and recommend regular flossing.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Sensitive teeth? Drinking this green tea extract might help!

Sensitive teeth? Drinking this green tea extract might help!

A team of researchers has developed a new formula made with an extract from green tea that can fix the problem of sensitive teeth as well as help prevent cavities.

Aug 04, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Why good oral care is crucial during pregnancy

Why good oral care is crucial during pregnancy

It's even more important for women to take good care of their teeth and gums while pregnant.

Jul 20, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Teenage Indian boy holds Guinness World Record for his 'elephant canine'!

Teenage Indian boy holds Guinness World Record for his 'elephant canine'!

A 18-year-old boy from Vadodara was astonished when dentists discovered that his massive protruding tooth is the longest human tooth in the world.

Jul 13, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Diabetes can put you at tooth loss risk – Here's how

Diabetes can put you at tooth loss risk – Here's how

The study, conducted in mice, revealed that when diabetic mice developed high blood sugar levels or were hyperglycemic, their microbiome became distinct from their normal littermates, with a less diverse community of bacteria.

Jul 13, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Can stress really cause your teeth to fall out? Read to know more!

Can stress really cause your teeth to fall out? Read to know more!

Dr Messina said that the number one cause for tooth loss in adults is periodontal disease, which studies have linked to stress.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Grape seed extract may help prevent tooth decay: Study

Grape seed extract may help prevent tooth decay: Study

Researchers found that grape seed extract can make composite-resin fillings stronger, allowing them to last longer.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Pufferfish and humans share same genes for teeth formation: Study

Pufferfish and humans share same genes for teeth formation: Study

The research, led by Gareth Fraser from the University of Sheffields Department of Animal and Plant Sciences found that the pufferfish had a remarkably similar tooth-making programme to other vertebrates, including humans.

May 17, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
This new method will mitigate dental implant failure

This new method will mitigate dental implant failure

The reasons for this failure are several-fold - mechanical problems, poor connection to the bones in which they are implanted, infection or rejection.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Chimp mother filmed cleaning dead son's teeth for first time – Watch emotional video

Researchers, including those from University of St Andrews in the UK, filmed a female chimpanzee sitting down near the dead body of a young male, selecting a firm stem of grass, and intently removing debris from his teeth – hinting that animals, like humans, too have mortuary practices.

Mar 20, 2017, 14:40 PM IST
Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

Drug addiction may cause tooth decay

The lifestyle that often accompanies problematic drug use also affects oral health through high sugar diets, malnutrition, poor oral hygiene, and lack of regular professional dental care.

Mar 17, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Want to keep your teeth healthy? Avoid these habits!

Want to keep your teeth healthy? Avoid these habits!

Who doesn't want to have healthy teeth? Well, everyone does and for that one needs to take proper care of them.

Feb 02, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Scuba diving may damage your teeth

Scuba diving may damage your teeth

The findings, published in the British Dental Journal, are based on responses from 100 certified recreational divers.

Dec 23, 2016, 17:02 PM IST
Regular dental visits can help keep pneumonia at bay

Regular dental visits can help keep pneumonia at bay

Regular dental check-ups can help reduce bacteria in the mouth thereby preventing the risk of getting exposed to pneumonia.

Oct 28, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

Genes behind gum disease identified

US researchers have identified 41 genes that may cause gum disease, paving the way for developing compounds that can be used in targeted treatment of severe periodontitis before loss of teeth and supportive bone occurs.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

This is why you should eat tomatoes!

We all love to eat tomatoes as they are an implausibly versatile food and a powerhouse of nutritional benefits.

Sep 15, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Want to get rid of nail biting habit? Try these ways!

Do you have the habit of biting your nails? 

Aug 25, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Here's how to whiten your teeth using orange peels!

 While teeth discoloration is part of the ageing process, you can still fight it and avoid stains or tooth discoloration.

Aug 18, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Your daily oral health routine: 10 tips for healthy teeth!

Besides, good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, there are many things you can do everyday to improve and keep your teeth healthy.

Aug 17, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

Video selfies of brushing may improve oral health: Study

The very act of recording a selfie may disrupt ingrained habits, making participants conscious of their brushing and reinforced staples of behaviour change, including the process of memory formation, association and creating new muscle memory, researchers said.

Aug 11, 2016, 13:52 PM IST