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How to brush your teeth the right way

dental myths and facts

We have been brushing our teeth since we can recall and for most of us, it’s the first thing we do in the morning. It is an essential part of maintaining dental hygiene. But do you know how to  brush your teeth the right way? We have learnt brushing habits from our parents for the most part. However, parents are ... Read More »

Effects of Common Drugs and Fluoride Content in Drinking Water on Dental Health

high fluoridation area patient

Tetracycline pigmentation Tetracycline is taken up by calcifying tissues, and then the band of tetracycline-stained bone or tooth substance fluoresces bright yellow under ultraviolet light. The teeth become stained only when tetracycline is given during their development, and it can cross the placenta to stain the developing teeth of the fetus. More frequently, permanent teeth are stained by tetracycline given ... Read More »

8 Amazing Dental facts your Dentist didn’t tell you

dental myths and facts

Dental health is quite intriguing. There are plenty of myths around that we blindly believe and follow. Dental health is a whole science in itself and there is a lot more to it than appears so. Here are some interesting facts that an average person does not know about dental health. Here are some cool dental facts that you might ... Read More »

7 Reasons to brush your teeth twice a day

Calculus in teeth

Do you doubt the importance of brushing your teeth twice a day in the modern world of mouth wash, mints, breath sprays, and breath strips? Believe it or not there are more reasons than minty fresh breath to keep up with your tooth brushing skills. Brushing twice a day is very important for dental health and good oral hygiene. 1) ... Read More »

9 Uses for Toothpaste Other than Brushing Your Teeth

toothpaste uses

You know the importance of toothpaste for bringing out the best in your pearly whites but did you know that toothpaste is useful for a wide variety of other purposes? It’s true. Toothpaste can do much more than leave your smile bright and your breath minty fresh. Take a look at these nine uses for toothpaste that will have you ... Read More »

Can your toothbrush make you sick

Brushing is essential

Your toothbrush might be the nastiest thing you have to deal with every day. Imagine!!! According to scientists at the England University of Manchester, there are more than one hundred million bacteria living in your uncovered toothbrush, including staphylococci which cause skin rashes and E. coli which cause diarrhea. There is no need to panic, as your mouth is not free of ... Read More »

10 Commandments for a Healthy Smile

Follow these tips for a healthy smile

Dental health is like any other health aspect of our body. We need to take care of it to ensure it’s in good shape. People who do not take good care of their teeth are the ones that often end up at the dentist with dental problems and have to undergo extensive, expensive and uncomfortable procedures to treat them. As ... Read More »

Why people ignore dental health

Dental work is costly

Dental Health is an integral aspect of our health, an aspect we tend to not keenly follow. Most of us are guilty of not taking our oral health with seriousness that it demands. This indifferent attitude of the common person is a major cause for dental problems that could have been intercepted at an initial stage. As many people later ... Read More »

5 Reasons why we hate the dentist

I hate my dentist

Hating dentists comes naturally to many people. Some people hate dentists because they are Dentists, some think dentists are meant to be hated. A few hate them because others do so. But, an important aspect of this is why people hate the dentist. Being a dentist, I’m not gonna take the route of disagreeing with this and brand these people ... Read More »