Dentures are appliances used to replace the missing teeth to get back the natural and beautiful smile on the person’s face. You must have seen your grandparents or veterans using these dentures as they have lost all their natural teeth. These dentures are held in the mouth by forming a seal with the gums. Dentures are of two types; fixed dentures and partial dentures. In this article, we are discussing these dentures in detail.
Mouth ulcers are painful lesions that develop in the mouth or at the bottom of the gums. While they cause inconvenience, many people often ignore them. It is suggested that if your mouth ulcers last even after two weeks, you must contact your dentist as they can be indicators of an underlying condition.
The tooth implant offers a permanent solution when you are going to have your tooth replaced. The procedure may look a bit scary and painful to those who have not yet undergone this treatment. But you don’t have to worry at all, tooth implants are completely safe and secure. It’s not the process that scares the people, but incomplete facts and knowledge does. If you don’t have complete knowledge about this treatment, then it’s obvious that it will scare you a bit or you might get worried.
Did you know, India is home to 12% of the smokers. According to “ A National Representative study on smoking and deaths in India” tobacco is responsible for 1 in 5 all the male deaths and 1 in 20 all female deaths in the country. Smoking mostly involves the use of cigarettes, bidis, chillum, pipes, e-cigarettes, and more. All these contain nicotine, the most prominent and active substance present in tobacco.
As an orthodontist in practice for last 4 ½ years , I have been consistently providing braces treatment to teenagers keeping their chronological age as the onset criteria. But what about the other end of the spectrum ? With increasing prevalence of appliances that are barely noticeable , it is not hard to figure out why more and more adults are seeking treatment. At Forest Wood clinics we are proud to help patients at all age groups achieve their confident smile.
“But first lemme take a Selfie”
A line heard quite often.
Dressing for a party?
Ready for some adventure?
We take selfie for every mood or occasion and so we have types of selfies – morning selfie, boredom selfie, workout selfie, first date selfie, first interview selfie and what not.
Gosh! People are so obsessed with this habit.
But ever thought why? The reasons could be many. It can be a manner of showing excitement or can be a way of loving self or just a way of expressing your thoughts or can also help you feel better.
But ever thought of taking a selfie while brushing? Ewww…. who does that. Why will anybody think of taking a selfie at this moment? But just spare a minute and think, will it help?
Whenever we see someone talking about teeth or oral health, the discussion and awareness is just limited to how good is the smile or how white the teeth looks. It becomes very important to understand that a good oral health is not about just having a good smile but also the total oral care which is also linked to general health . Many studies show that nearly 90% of the people suffer from some or the other kind of oral disease. On the other hand, nearly 40-50% of the school going kids suffer from dental disease. Now the critical questions that arise in our minds are:-
Can we control a dental disease?
How can we prevent them and improve our oral health?
What can we do to cure an existing dental disorder ?
Tooth loss is an important aspect of oral health because it impairs esthetics, chewing function and consequently quality of life. In general, decay and gum disease are regarded as the main reasons for tooth loss. Tooth loss can also result from trauma, treatment failure, infection, malignancies & amp; agenesis and can present adverse consequences on the remaining dentition and on the patients’ general well-being.
Wisdom teeth usually erupt in the jaws, between 17 to 25 years of age and there are various reasons as to why an adult may require to removed these wisdom teeth.