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TOOTH FILLINGS: SAVIOUR FOR DECAYED TOOTH

A tooth filling, otherwise called as restoration is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. What are the different types of filling materials available? Previously gold and silver amalgam restorations were used commonly. These days they are replaced by tooth colored materials such as: Composites Glass-ionomer […]

HYPERTENSION

Blood pressure is the measure of lateral force exerted by blood flowing in the vessels. It is estimated that 25% of urban and 10% of rural population of India have hypertension. As per the latest American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines, normal BP should be less than 120/80 mm of Hg. BP more than 140/90 should […]