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     We all know how annoying it is to have something stuck in between our teeth and since ancient times, we have used some aids to clean in between our teeth. Around 1815 or so, Levi Spear Palmer, a Dentist started to recommend using silk threads to clean in betw...

Should you use Charcoal Toothpaste?

Globally about $40 Billion (that is B for Billion!) is spent on Oral Health Care products. Along with the different kinds of toothpastes made for Whiter teeth, Fresher teeth or Sensitive teeth, these days you see different toothp...

October 29, 2018

     This is not a very particularly attractive topic but we feel it’s a very important one because, more than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and it is predicted that these numbers are expected to grow, and in fifteen years at least 200 million individuals...

We all feel like our mouth is dry from time to time.

However, for some people, Dry mouth and/or reduced salivation is a significant and chronic problem. As we all know, Saliva or spit, lubricates our oral tissues. This fluid is produced by glands in and around the mouth...

          About 90% of the people in the world have some form of Periodontal Disease or Gum Disease. Gum Disease is a complex inflammatory disease caused by bacteria in susceptible patients and is known to affect at least 100 million people in this country alone....

Night Guards also known as Occlusal Splints are a common treatment for Teeth Grinding and TMD problems. Teeth Grinding is more properly known as Bruxism. Temporo Mandibular Disorders or TMD is a catch all term for a long list of problems affecting the joints in front o...

Proper breathing is vitally important for our health. This might sound strange coming from a Dentist but Dentists are in a unique position to help screen their patients for breathing disorders. Dentists may be the first healthcare professionals to have contact with chi...

How are your teeth connected to Sinuses?

Turns out this is a two way street. The biggest sinus in your head is the Maxillary Sinus which is shaped like a pyramid right under your eyes and next to nose. You have two of these sinuses, one on each side. Now these sinuses a...

   We have around 30 million diabetic patients in this country according to the Centers for Disease Control. We all know that Diabetes is a condition that effects every part of our body. People who have diabetes are at greater risk to earlier death and are likely to ha...

Why is it important to share your health history with your Dentist?

         

          It is so easy to forget to disclose information about your health and medications to your Dentist. After all, its only going to the 'Dentist' and most people are o...

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