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DENTISTRY, Precaution And Prevention

12 amazing oral facts to know

Like other structures of the body, the oral structure is also unique in many ways. Here comes the most exciting facts about your mouth, that surprise you. ORAL FACTS #1 Masticatory muscles especially masseter is one of the strongest muscle in the body. It is as strongest as your biceps and triceps and holds the… Continue reading 12 amazing oral facts to know

DENTISTRY, Precaution And Prevention

When to visit a dentist ?

Hello everyone, today on Doctors day, I am extremely overwhelmed after receiving wishes from my patients, well-wishers, family and friends. So blessed to have positive vibes around me, and this is what acts as a motivational booster to serve better. Yes, what else is required than a heartwarming wishes from loved people in and around… Continue reading When to visit a dentist ?

DENTISTRY, Precaution And Prevention

Risk of liver cancer due to poor oral hygiene

Does the title have alarmed you ! Yes, I am equally shocked on looking at the study. A research with 6 years of follow ups have found that, there is a strong correlation between risk of developing liver cancer and poor oral hygiene. As I always highlight about the importance of oral health and how… Continue reading Risk of liver cancer due to poor oral hygiene

DENTISTRY, Precaution And Prevention

Dry mouth – cause and effect

Less amount of saliva secretion cause dry mouth. It is a clinical manifestation of salivary gland dysfunction. There are various factors that causes dry mouth. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Various causes for dry mouth :  Radiation induced  Radiation therapy to head and neck region for cancer treatment affects the salivary gland cells (dose dependent)… Continue reading Dry mouth – cause and effect

DENTISTRY, Precaution And Prevention

Effect of tobacco on the oral cavity

A week after the world anti-tobacco day, it is good to write a blog on smoking and its adverse effects to the oral cavity. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tobacco as such is a carcinogen (cancer causing agent). From inflammation till cancer, tobacco can cause anything and everything. A few notable effects that tobacco could… Continue reading Effect of tobacco on the oral cavity