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SPORTSGUARD

CHAMPIONS KEEP PLAYING UNTIL THEY GET IT RIGHT!! Sports has become a major Social phenomenon nowadays.  Sports persons always have an attitude to never quit but sometimes trauma stops them from playing. Sportsguard play an immense role in protecting their Teeth from damage. What is a Sports guard?? Sports guard is a specially made rubberlike

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IMPACTED THIRD MOLAR TEETH (WISDOM TEETH)

  IMPACTED THIRD MOLAR TEETH (WISDOM TEETH) Wisdom tooth is the third molar tooth which generally erupts in an adult during the late teens or early twenties . It is called as “Impacted tooth” when it fails to erupt into the dental arch. Teeth may become impacted because of adjacent teeth, dense overlying bone, excessive

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SUGAR SCORE-DENTAL HEALTH

Natural sugars: Natural or intrinsic sugars are found in unprocessed foods like Fruits, some Vegetables ,Milk, Unsweetened Yogurt. These sugars are in Fructose form. Refined Sugars: Refined are artificial sugars are found in Sweetened beverages, baked goods, cereals, Soft drinks, Flavoured Yogurt,Sauces. These sugars are in Sucrose form. Which one is good for health? Natural

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OIL PULLING-Myth and Reality

OIL PULLING Oil pulling means swishing  oil in the mouth. This is an ancient procedure involving using a tablespoon of oil and swishing through out the teeth and mouth for 10-15 mins. They believed it whitens tooth, reduces cavities, bad breath, gum inflammation by killing the bacteria and improves  dental and overall  health by drawing

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Natural Teeth Whitening ….. Facts & Fiction!!

NATURAL TEETH WHITENING……FACTS AND FICTION!! Everyone yearns for a Bright Shining Smile. When it comes to Teeth Whitening, we follow different methods featured online and in magazines like Oil pulling, Turmeric, Salt, Lemon, Charcoal and what not!! Just because a method is natural doesn’t mean its harmless. Natural methods of Whitening what people try……. 1.

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FLUORIDE- PREVENTING DENTAL CAVITIES!

A NATURAL SUPPLEMENT!! Fluoride is found naturally in soil, water and foods. It is also produced synthetically for use in drinking water, tooth paste, mouthwashes and various chemical products. What does Fluoride do to your teeth?? Fluoride supplements are recommended to prevent tooth decay. It is typically used as a liquid, pill or paste in

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Mouth Breathing-Open invitation for Germs and Dust

Are you a Mouth Breather?? Mouth Breathing is breathing through the mouth instead of nose even during rest. When it is normal?? When nose is congested due to cold, allergy or after strenuous exercise where mouth breathing provides faster oxygen. Reasons for mouth breathing: 1.Obstructive Nasal Congestion Enlarged tonsil and adenoids Nasal polyps 2.Anatomic Short

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PROBIOTIC ICECREAM

I SCREAM U SCREAM AND YOUR TEETH SCREAM FOR ICECREAM Ice-cream is a delicious, wholesome, nutritious frozen diary product loved by children. Even though ice-cream has sweetening and flavoring agents it has some nutritional significance too. Yes, probiotic icecreams – a treat to chubby cheeks. PROBIOTICS are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for

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TEETH GRINDING IN CHILDREN

kruk !! kruk !! …….Breaking Silent Peaceful Nights Most people probably grind and clench their teeth during sleep from time to time. Teeth grinding or Bruxism, when occasional, does not usually cause harm but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis, the teeth can be damaged and other complications can arise. Bruxism in children, believe it or not, is rather common. The problem of teeth grinding

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Thumb Sucking – Intervention Necessary?

Thumb Sucking Sucking is a natural behavior for babies. Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects may make babies feel secure and happy and help them learn about their world. Many infants begin sucking their thumbs or using pacifiers within three months of birth. Neither habit generally poses a dental problem if it is

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