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Tuesday 26 January 2021
The tongue is a mirror of your health and it should be checked and cleaned on a daily basis. It is the most flexible muscle in our body, it helps us talking, swallowing and food tasting. When healthy, the tongue is pink and covered with papillae. In this article we will mention the most common tongue-related issues, their causes and gravity.
Thrush or yeast infection is most common in older adults or babies due to reduced immune system (cased by immune-weakening diseases such as Diabetes, Cancer, HIV, leukemia) or certain medications such as antibiotics. In case you have this condition, do visit the dentist to get a medical treatment. Here are the most common symptoms you should be aware of:
Friday 15 January 2021
Bad breath a.k.a halitosis is unpleasant and many will try to cover it up with mints, mouthwash or breath fresheners however, if it is persistent one should not neglect it. There might be different causes for halitosis such as underlying gum disease, tongue bacteria, bad oral hygiene or acid reflux. If you are not sure whether your breath smells nice, you may try to smell the tooth floss or ask a friend for an honest opinion. Halitosis might be a hideous sign for an underlying gum disease.
Tuesday 12 January 2021
Thursday 17 December 2020
1. Which is a better choice implants or bridges?
Dental implants and dental bridges address the same issue i.e they replace the missing teeth yet, in technical level they are two different options to consider. Once a tooth is missing, the neighboring area starts to deteriorate. When implants or dental bridge is inserted on time, this deterioration is stopped because the titanium post (implant) replaces the missing tooth deeper structure whereas the dental bridge is lacking the rootlike structure.
Monday 7 December 2020
When consuming food rich with sugar and carbohydrates, specific bacteria in our mouth feeds on sugar and turns into an acid causing tooth decay.
Thursday 26 November 2020
What are the causes for Halitosis?
Dental Issues: Cavities and deeper pockets from gum disease give bad breath bacteria extra places to hide in your mouth that are difficult to clear out when you’re brushing or cleaning between your teeth. Either can contribute to halitosis.
Mouth, Nose and Throat Infections can lead to postnasal drip that may also contribute to bad breath. Bacteria feeds on mucus your body produces when it’s battling something like a sinus infection, leaving you sniffy and stinky.
Thursday 19 November 2020
You might be wondering what the connection between oral health and diabetes is. This disease not only affects the eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart but also your mouth. Uncontrolled diabetes significantly increases the risk of periodontal disease and affects the hard tissues. People suffering from diabetes have much fragile oral health than people who are not suffering from this disease which is why they should take a special care and pay higher attention. Most common issues diabetics face are:
Monday 9 November 2020
What is osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis or a porous bone disease is characterized by reduced density and bone thinning which affects negatively the overall life quality of a person. People suffering from osteoporosis are mostly prone to hand, vertebrae or hip fractures. It is well-known that the spine is our body-bearer; vertebra fracture may lead to humpback, pain in the back, lower back area as well as lower limbs, imbalanced body posture and decreased physical activity.