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Clear aligners – Bringing teeth together for a brilliant smile

Haven’t we all heard the old saying ’ A beautiful smile is the window to the soul’. Smile releases the feel good hormones coupled with unmatched confidence and pride. Whether you have a sparkling smile or that which needs a transformation, a smile can certainly light up the otherwise ordinary features.  Today, putting up with […]

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 […]

SELF-LIGATING BRACES: SMARTER WAY TO GET STRAIGHTER TEETH?

There’s always something new happening in the field of Dentistry. And when it comes to Orthodontics, technological advances are being made in designing of the braces to get better alignment of teeth. So what are these Self-Ligating braces? And how are they different when compared to traditional braces? Self-Ligating braces have been in the market […]