Tag Archives: Dental Care

Health Problems Associated with Gum Diseases

Gum problems not only affects oral cavity, but also increases the risk and severity of other health problems. The reason for this is inflammation. Inflammation increases the risk of other health problems. Therefore treating inflammation can decreases the risk of health problems. The health problems associated with gum diseases are: Atherosclerosis and heart diseases Atherosclerosis… Read More »

Get to Know Staging of Oral Cancer

Staging of oral cancer is the process of measuring the tumor – how big it is and determining the extent of spread of the tumor. Staging helps the dentist choose the most suitable treatment for oral cancer. We’ll discuss here staging of oral cancer briefly. Staging of oral cancer There are three main types of… Read More »

Temporo Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder

The joint located exactly in front of the ear joining the jaw bone (mandible) to the skull is the temporo mandibular jaw joint. Problems affecting this jaw joint are likewise, known as TMJ disorder. It is not a serious condition, but the symptoms can negatively impact the quality of life of the individual. Many people… Read More »

Dental Issues in Adults

Dental issues happen because of bad oral hygiene. These issues can be prevented by brushing twice daily and flossing at least once daily. Dental problems associated in adults include tooth decay, gum disease, sensitivity, oral cancer, bad breath, mouth sores and tooth erosion. We’ll discuss them each briefly. 1. Tooth decay Tooth decay is a… Read More »

Restoration with Dental Inlays and Onlays

If you want to restore your damaged tooth where the damage is not much to place crowns, dental inlays and on lays are the right choice to fill cavities. Most dentists prefer this technique where a healthy tooth is repaired without removing. Before going for dental inlays and outlays, you should know the difference between… Read More »

Oral Thrush – Causes and Symptoms

Oral thrush is seen in infants and adults. Oral thrush is caused by fungus called candida albicans. Oral thrush is a candida fungus that grows as white color patches on the mouth. It not only affects mouth but also extends to throat, esophagus and stomach. Causes of oral thrush: Suppression of immune system due to… Read More »