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The oral cavity consists of the mouth; the lips, teeth, gums, the inner lining of cheeks called buccalmucosa, tongue and the roof of the mouth. A good oral health means being free from mouth and facial pain, oral cancer, tooth loss or decay, gum disease and other issues that affect an individual’s capacity to chew, swallow, bite, smile, speak and his psychosocial well-being. Brushing twice a day, flossing, rinsing and regular dental check-ups make sure that your oral health is at its best.

What is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer is cancer that develops in the tissues of mouth and throat. It belongs to a larger group of cancers called head and neck cancers.  Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6HDY_9IPFg It is observed that Indians, in general, have a casual approach towards dental health. Due to this, there is an increase in oral problems. While oral and dental health conditions are not fatal in most cases, they do directly...
What are Dental Caries? Caries, commonly known as cavities or tooth decay are focal breakdown of teeth due to acids produced by bacteria in the mouth. Understanding Dental Caries There are three parts of a normal truth, the enamel, the dentine and the...
As you age, taking care of your oral health becomes more important. A number of oral issues like toothache, loose teeth, cavities and issues due to dentures happen in old age. The number and intensity of these problems increase...
Oral health is directly related to our overall health and wellbeing. However, maintaining oral hygiene becomes more challenging as age progresses. Older adults who are homebound or dependant on others for their daily activities are more likely to ignore...
If some or most of your natural teeth have fallen out, using dentures might be the best option for you. Whether you are using few dentures or a whole set, you need to take care of them. Here are some...
Your oral health is a mirror of your overall health. Maintaining good oral hygiene is more important than you could have thought. Your health is affected by your oral health and vice versa. And as you age, a lot...
What is Teeth Loss? Teeth Loss is loss of one, some, many or all teeth. A person is called Edentulous (Latin word) if all natural teeth are lost. Understanding Tooth Loss in elderly Teeth serve many functions besides being the chewing function. These...
Laser Dentistry This is the latest advancement in dentistry. Also called no-drill dentistry, it uses powerful but safe lasers. It eliminates pain totally and in many cases, there is no need for anesthesia also. Laser dentistry is also time-efficient and...
Introduction Dental diseases play a significant role in raising the public health burden in India. As per WHO definitions, oral health is a part of general health. The overall health of an individual is largely dependent on their oral health....

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