Should your Toothpaste contain Fluoride? – Dental hygiene blog

Fluoride is a natural mineral that is present in drinking water and various food items. You should also know that toothpaste manufacturers also use fluoride when manufacturing toothpastes. There have been various reports that fluoride is bad for teeth and many people are switching to non-fluoride and natural toothpastes. But is fluoride so harmful? Should your toothpaste contain fluoride? The ... Read More »

Wisdom teeth pain

Wisdom teeth pain The wisdom teeth are the teeth which are present in your mouth’s furthest back, one on each corner of your jaw (top and bottom); so four in total. Not everyone face trouble with their wisdom teeth but wisdom teeth pain is a common dental problem. The impacted wisdom tooth or the wisdom teeth pain is common among ... Read More »

The Physics of Dental Lasers

Dental lasers are used for a variety of tasks in the field of dentistry such as gum surgery and reshaping, teeth whitening, cavity detection, bone surgery procedures, and the reduction of periodontic bacteria. Let’s take a deeper look into the physics of these ingenious devices. This is isn’t primarily a pros and cons type article, this is simple science for ... Read More »

Most frequently asked questions about dental implants

What are dental implants? Dental implants are artificial substitutes for a single or multiple roots of a missing tooth; which are inserted surgically in jaw bones. According to prosthodontics, dental implants can be used as potent anchors supporting the partial or complete restoration of missing tooth or teeth, while according to cosmetic dentistry, they are used to improve overall dental ... Read More »

The most common disease that causes loss of teeth – Dental Caries Part 2

You can read the part 1 of most common disease that causes loss of teeth, before reading the 2nd part. Bacterial Polysaccharides The ability of S. mutans to initiate smooth surface caries and form large amounts of adherent plaque depends on its ability to polymerize sucrose into high-molecular-weight, dextran-like, extracellular polysaccharides (glucans). The cariogenicity of S. mutans depends as much ... Read More »

For All Dental Phobias, Sleep Dentistry Works Like Magic

All over the world, fear of dental clinic is becoming a serious problem. In the United States, for example, 4 persons out of 5 have admitted being terrified from all dentists. Unfortunately, it is estimated that at least one out of seven Americans never try to get any dental care at all due to their own dental phobia. Likely, sleep ... Read More »

What kind of Bristles is ideal for keeping your Teeth Clean?

There is a common misconception that teeth are cleaned the best when they are given a vigorous rub. People think that the food particles remain jammed between their teeth and they should be swept out using maximum force. However, this is not something that is recommended by dentists at all. Hard brushing of teeth and gums using the hardest bristles ... Read More »

The Evolution of Dental Practices

Dentistry, Its History and Development The practice of dentistry has changed and evolved over the years of its development. Early dental practices were apparently a rather rough affair, sometimes involving a shot of whiskey for anesthesia and a gunshot for a quick tooth extraction. In ancient times (research reveals that even the ancient Egyptians practiced some form of dentistry) patients ... Read More »

How Can Your Dental Health Stand In The Way of Your Love?

Indeed, your bad oral hygiene can come in the way of your social life. If you are a victim of halitosis or bad breath, you will understand what I mean. No one wants to be with a person who suffers from halitosis (bad breath). Definitely, bad breath makes you unpopular. Can you imagine loving someone with bad breath? Unfortunately, nobody ... Read More »