Fracture of the jaw commonly refers to the fracture of the mandible which may cause pain, discomfort, and inability of the mouth to open fully. Whereas, dislocation of a jaw occurs when the bone detaches from its joint.Read More
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Before buying the best toothbrush for you, there are 3 factors that you should consider & they are head size, bristles type, & toothbrush design.Read More
A teeth whitening light comes in the form of a blue light emitting diode (LED) or laser which emits ultraviolet rays.
These lights have a wavelength of around 480 nm and 520 nm and are used in conjunction with the teeth whitening gel to enhance the process of stain removal and lightening of the shade.
Coop Home Goods Foam pillow is adjustable for any type of sleeper. It is soft but supportive. This pillow is machine washable and prevents allergens. There are more than 15000 five star reviews for this product.Read More
Sugars contain a high amount of fermentable carbohydrates which become the source of nutrition for the oral bacteria and the reason for plaque formation on the surface of the tooth. These bacteria ferment the carbohydrates to produce acids that cause acid erosion of the enamel.Read More
A mouth guard protects teeth in individuals who have the habit of teeth grinding. Mild cases or early stages of apnea and loud snoring have proved to be effectively reduced by the use of mouth guards in the night.Read More
Gum contouring, commonly referred to as gingival reshaping, is a cosmetic dental procedure that is used to change to the shape of the gums according to the tooth contour.Read More
Waxed floss is nylon dental floss coated with waxes like natural bee wax or microcrystalline plastic wax. Whereas unwaxed floss is not coated with a layer of wax. They are made of nylon or Teflon and are thin and less sturdy as compared to waxed dental floss.Read More
The effects of HIV/AIDS on the oral cavity are diverse and it depends on the patient’s immunity to cope up with such oral conditions like Oral Candidiasis, Herpes Simplex Virus, Periodontal disease, etc.Read More
Melatonin is an endogenous hormone produced in the pineal gland. It is a natural sleep aid and has other health benefits like improvement in heart health, fertility, preventing cancer and better immunity.Read More
Panoramic dental radiographs, also referred to as Orthopantomogram, is an advanced dental x-ray which scans the entire mouth of the patient. It can provide details about the jaws, the teeth, and the surrounding structures.Read More
It may take from 3-4 months for a baby to respond by laughter. Usually, it is initiated by a physical stimulus like tickling. At about 5-6 months of age, babies may respond to visual stimulus.Read More