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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.

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.

Artificial blood vessels may prevent tooth loss

Artificial blood vessels may prevent tooth loss

The current procedure involves removing infected dental tissues and replacing them with synthetic biomaterials covered by a protective crown.

Dental implants are now painless, affordable

Dental implants are now painless, affordable

Patients no longer have to wait to replace their missing tooth - now the dental implant, post and dental crown can be set in just one visit.

Marijuana use may increase gum disease risk

Marijuana use may increase gum disease risk

Periodontal exams focus on a patient's gum tissue and connection to the teeth. 

Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth

Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth

The World Health Organisation (WHO) considers mercury as one of the top 10 chemicals or groups of chemicals of major public health concern.

Oral cancer: Early detection can help boost chances of survival

Oral cancer: Early detection can help boost chances of survival

 The problem in India is that people ignore the early signs of cancer and they only consult a doctor when the cancer has reached the third or the fourth stage.

Ill-fitting dentures causing irritation in the mouth? You may be at a risk of oral cancer!

Ill-fitting dentures causing irritation in the mouth? You may be at a risk of oral cancer!

About 1,00,000 new cases of oral cancer are detected in India every year and it also leads to about 50,000 deaths annually.

Gum disease and your health: Why regular dental checkups are important

Gum disease and your health: Why regular dental checkups are important

Gum disease, or gingivitis, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and is a result of poor dental hygiene. 

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.

Alzheimer's drug to help boost natural tooth repair

Alzheimer's drug to help boost natural tooth repair

Currently, dentists use man-made cements or fillings, such as calcium and silicon-based products, to treat larger cavities and fill holes in teeth. 

Now, dental implants that kill bacteria and anchor to bone

Now, dental implants that kill bacteria and anchor to bone

For the study, the team used sol-gel synthesis, with silica as the precursor -- known to be osteoinductive -- and added various anti-bacterial agents. 

Dissatisfied with your love life? Your poor oral health may be the reason!

Dissatisfied with your love life? Your poor oral health may be the reason!

A study finds that individuals who are in a trusting, secure and loving relationship may have good oral health compared to those in a bad one.

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.

Lesser-known health benefits of pomegranate!

Pomegranate is a fruit which is loved by all for its unique taste.

It’s true: Turmeric can be used for good oral health too! – Watch video

Many people absent-mindedly resort to dental surgeries to get that attractive smile and pearly whites, but that is never going to be the recommended route, unless it becomes an emergency.

World Oral Health Day: This is how you can keep yours in check!

No matter how old you are, you need to take care of your teeth and mouth, because your teeth are meant to last a lifetime.

Say hello to pearly whites with these natural teeth-whitening tips!

Discoloured or yellow teeth are a normality nowadays, if people's current lifestyles are considered.

Oral care: Ways to get rid of bad breath!

Follow these simple tips to make your mouth feel fresh and clean.

Dental fillings may harm your teeth: Experts

The study found six out of 10 teeth which were next to a filling had also decayed after five years.