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Ability to smell food through mouth may decline with age

Human beings not only pick up aromas through the nose, but also through the mouth while chewing the food. Retronasal smell, which is smelling from behind the nose comes into play when food is chewed and volatile molecules are released in the process.

Mouth, tongue exercises can curb your noisy 'snores'

To all the nose noise makers of the night! A new study has found that you can control your snores with help of mouth and tongue exercises.

Dental care cuts prostate symptoms

Treating gum disease can offer relief to men suffering from a prostate condition that makes urination difficult, new research has found.

'NH10' will grow via word of mouth: Krishika Lulla

'NH10' will grow via word of mouth: Krishika Lulla

Krishika Lulla, who is one of the producers of Anushka Sharma starrer "NH 10", hopes the movie finds a strong audience through a positive word of mouth.

How mucus in mouth naturally fight cavities

Salivary mucins, key components of mucus, actively protect the teeth from cavity-causing bacteria, new research shows.

Food pipe tissue grown from stem cells

Using a simple technique known as multiple combinations of cell populations, researchers have grown tissue of the oesophagus (food pipe).

Mouth bacteria changes its diet when you are sick

Bacteria inside the mouth change their metabolism when a person is diseased, according to a new study which may lead to better ways to prevent gum disease, diabetes and Crohn`s disease.

Gum disease bacteria could also cause heart disease

Researchers have shown that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease.

Acidity in mouth spoils teeth: Report

Mouth acidity, caused by sugary foods, fizzy drinks and other acidic food items, can damage the teeth by softening their roots, a study by leading oral hygiene brand Pepsodent said Friday.

Rod shoved into mouth of woman while resisting rape in Delhi

A 24-year-old woman was critically injured here after a man inserted an iron rod into her mouth during a rape attempt, police said Tuesday.

`Running around with toothbrush in mouth is dangerous`

Running with scissors is dangerous but speeding with a toothbrush could be more hazardous.

`Running around with toothbrush in mouth is dangerous`

Running with scissors is dangerous but speeding with a toothbrush could be more hazardous.

Mouth can indicate body’s overall health

The mouth or oral cavity area is an excellent indicator of the whole body’s health, says a University of Maryland Dental School professor.

Mouth can indicate body’s overall health

The mouth or oral cavity area is an excellent indicator of the whole body’s health, says a University of Maryland Dental School professor.