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Tips on managing Invisalign in the first week

Braces – The bane of everyone’s dental fears. No one wants unsightly metal braces, crooked, broken or chipped teeth which sometimes gets misaligned with large gaps. Unfortunately, many are surrounded by factors that contribute to a not so impressive smile. One of the major culprits is a bad bite or an overbite that disrupts the […]

The journey from Metal to Ceramic – From striking to subtle

In the past few decades of Orthodontics-the branch of dentistry involved in the use of braces to align and move teeth has witnessed growth in leaps and bounds. With the millennial orthodontists entering the workforce, the new generation of braces has become more and more popular. There has been a slow but steady increase in […]

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 […]