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World Oral Health Day – Essential hygiene rituals that should be followed rigorously

World Oral Health Day – Essential hygiene rituals that should be followed rigorously

Several risk factors that can cause oral disease include tobacco use, excess intake of sugar, consuming fizzy drinks too often.

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. 

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.

Oral hygiene: Try these natural remedies to treat gum pain!

Oral hygiene: Try these natural remedies to treat gum pain!

Gum pain usually happens due to an underlying inflammation of the gums and when the person doesn't practice proper dental hygiene.

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.

Top seven health benefits of drinking lemon water!

 Lemon water is considered good for our body as it helps in restoring our health and rejuvenating the entire physical system. 

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.

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.

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.

Long-term marijuana use can lead to tooth loss!

Tobacco users were found to have gum disease as well as reduced lung function, systemic inflammation and indicators of poorer metabolic health.

Dry mouth: These tips may help relieve your symptoms!

Dry mouth occurs when your body doesn't make enough saliva to keep your mouth moist. 

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.

Dental diseases cost the world $442 bn annually

Improvement in oral health alone can offer the world substantial economic benefit as researchers have estimated that the yearly global economic impact of dental diseases amount to $442 billion.

How to take care of oral health

Rinse properly after every meal, reduce your intake of tea or coffee and favour natural vegetables and fruits to take care of your oral health, says an expert.

Natural plant chemicals block tooth decay

A new study has suggested that oral care products containing a natural chemical that stops bacteria harming teeth could help prevent decay.

Nadda stresses on need to improve dental health in India

There is an urgent need to reorient the dental services in India and improve overall oral health status of the masses through awareness campaigns, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said Monday.

A kiss can spread more bacteria than love, here's how

Here is a piece of news worth noting for the couples as a new study suggests that kissing even for 10 seconds can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria. Shocking! Isn't it? And you thought a kiss only spreads love.

Strawberries don't make your teeth whiter

A new study has claimed that it's a myth that strawberries have whitening effect on teeth.