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IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR TEETH CLEANING

In dentistry, teeth cleaning or scaling is a common process which is done on patients to maintain their daily oral hygiene and keep their gums healthier and stronger. We see that people generally have unhealthy oral habits like smoking, tobacco chewing, excessive sugary food consumption which may affect the oral health of an individual which […]

PROS AND CONS OF INVISALIGN

Every appliance or treatment in dentistry has its own advantages and disadvantages. It is the same for Invisalign aligners too. Here are some pros and cons of Invisalign that will help you make the right choice! PROS : Invisible: It is virtually invisible and hence highly aesthetic when compared to traditional braces. Easy to remove: […]

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 […]