Bloated stomach is any abnormal gas swelling or increase in diameter of the abdominal area. The cause of bloating is strictly not fluid retention. In bloating, the patient feels tightness around abdomen which can cause uneasiness and pain.Read More
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Dental fillings are of several types such as Amalgam, Composite, Porcelain and Gold tooth filling. Depending on the type size & location of caries on the tooth the dentist will determine which is the most suitable filling material.
Dental amalgam is a versatile and robust restorative material and is mostly used in the molar tooth.
Acrochordons also called skin tags are very common in derma condition. Common sites for skin tags are neck, axillae, and groin. Weight gain, hormonal & metabolic changes, etc. are the risk factors for skin tags. You can remove skin tags at home via tea tree oil, tieing with a string, castor oil, oregano oil, topical iodine, etc.Read More
Fungal infection of the vagina caused by Candida is referred to as vaginal yeast infection. Thick, foul-smelling discharge from vagina with cottage cheese appearance is a sign of vaginitis. Pregnancy, diabetes, etc. are factors for vaginitis. Good diet plan, intimate hygiene, etc. can help get rid of a vaginal infection.Read More
Laughing gas provides conscious sedation to a dental patient wherein the patient is can even talk & understand the instructions given but is unable to feel any pain. Avoid having a heavy meal at least 3 hours before the procedure. Nitrous oxide may not be safe if you are pregnant, suffering from pulmonary disease, etc.Read More
Improper brushing, nutritional deficiencies, smoking, etc. can cause bleeding gums. Hormonal changes, pregnancy, certain oral infections are all predisposing factors for gingival bleeding. Bleeding from gingiva can only occur in the presence of plaque and tartar. Effective brushing and flossing can stop bleeding gums.Read More
Orthodontic relapse occurs when adequate retention is not provided to the teeth after the finish of the treatment. Our tooth tends to move back to their original position after orthodontic treatment. The dentist thus provides teeth retainer, which is to be worn for a stipulated period.Read More
Can Sinus Infection Cause Tooth Pain? Yes, this occurs when the infection involves the maxillary sinus, located in our cheekbones & due to the congestion pain is often referred to the maxillary teeth, especially the molar teeth. The sinus infection related toothache subsides once the infection subsides.Read More
A periodontal abscess also called lateral abscess, or parietal abscess is a localized collection of pus within the tissues of the periodontium. Gum abscess is a type of a dental abscess. The gum abscess involves only the gingiva of the gums.Read More
Mouth cancer also called oral cancer, can occur anywhere in the oral cavity. It can occur on the surface of the tongue, the lips, in the gums, salivary glands, etc. Oral cancer symptoms are sores, swellings, lumps or thick patches, etc. in areas near the mouthRead More
Mouth ulcers or mouth sores are also called canker sores. It can be a result of common incidences such as cheek bite, pizza burn & harsh brushing. Applying local anesthetic cream & avoiding spicy hot food can help soothe the pain. Let us see how to get rid of canker sores naturally.Read More
Dental caries is also known as a dental cavity, which is mostly caused due to poor oral hygiene practices. It occurs when bacteria living in your mouth make acid that begins to decay your teeth. Common treatment options include Pit & Fissure sealants, Composite, GIC, Amalgam, etc.Read More