Dr Pooja Langote
Pooja has done BDS. She is a dentist by profession and is devoted to creating bright smiles all around. She is an intense reader and is vibrant at heart. She aspires to become a healthcare administrator.
Thumb sucking is the normal instinct and mostly children stop this habit when their age is between 2 to 4 years. It can lead to oral issues.
Gingivitis and gum cancer are two interlinked dental illnesses. Untreated gingivitis increases the risk of gum cancer. Hence, it is a better solution to take proper measure to establish good oral health.
Desensitizing mouthwash contains the mild anesthetic agent to numb the nerves endings present in the center of the tooth. Also, it has desensitizing agents that form crystals which clog the dentinal tubules. Blocked dentinal tubules cannot transmit pain sensation to nerves and relieve tooth sensitivity.
The thick mucus drooling from the nose on the back of your throat is the post nasal drip. Bacteria survive and grow rapidly when there is excess mucus production. In turn, they produce foul smell which is often terms as bad breath.