ORAL HEALTH

pregnant woman holding her tummy together with a man beside

Are dental X-rays safe during pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time of heightened awareness about health and safety, often leading to concerns about various medical procedures. Among these concerns, dental imaging remains a topic of anxiety for many expectant mothers. There’s a prevailing question that echoes through dental offices: Are dental X-rays safe during pregnancy? The unequivocal answer: Yes, they are. However, …

Are dental X-rays safe during pregnancy? Read More »

photo of a woman getting a dental check up

Oral health and pregnancy. How are they linked?

Introduction In the intricate tapestry of women’s health, dental care emerges as a pivotal thread, especially during transformative phases like pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause. However, the journey through pregnancy often presents mothers with unexpected challenges, including tooth decay and gingival problems. Effect of Smoking & Alcohol One of the most profound impacts on oral health, …

Oral health and pregnancy. How are they linked? Read More »

What triggers Oral lichen planus?

What triggers Oral lichen planus?

Introduction What triggers Oral lichen planus? This is the most common question that my patients ask. Moreover, this is the toughest question to answer either. Strictly speaking, OLP has a multifactorial etiology. No single factor is known to play a key role. Interestingly, contemporary research has failed to provide strong evidence for the initiation of …

What triggers Oral lichen planus? Read More »

frustrated ethnic man in casual wear on blue background in studio

GET RID OF CANKER SORES IN 7 STEPS

Canker sores affect 25% of the world population. Recurrences might be seen in 50% of cases. Follow these 7 steps to get rid of Canker sores.

Geographic tongue -what does it mean?

What is geographic tongue? Geographic tongue (GT) is a benign inflammatory condition affecting the superficial surface of the tongue. In most cases the aetiology is unknown. How does it appear? It appears as reddish areas characterised by denuded surfaces on the tongue (de-papillated tongue) surrounded by white borders. The peculiarity of this lesion is, these …

Geographic tongue -what does it mean? Read More »

THE DARK SIDE OF TEETH WHITENING – EXPOSED

Everyone wants their teeth to be white and bright. Right! But how much white and bright is the question? Unnecessary teeth whitening is harmful. To know more read this article.

Scroll to Top