Blood donation – Make it a habit

Give blood and give life We all blame the hospitals and the blood banks when we do not get blood at the time when some one near to us needs it the most, but only a fraction of us donate blood. So stop blaming and start doing, donating blood does not make ...Read More

Periodontology

Periodontology (or) Periodontics is the branch and scince of dentistry which deals with the study of supporting structures of the tooth and the diseases and diagnosis and treatment of these structures. The Periodontium (or) the Periodontial ligament is the main supporting structure surrounding the tooth, this is why the name periodontology. But ...Read More

Oral Pathology

Oral pathalogy is “the specialty of dentistry and pathology combined together which deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases.” ...Read More

Oral medicine and radiology

Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology is a branch of dentistry which deals with diagnosis of Oral and Para-oral diseases, oral/dental management of medically compromised patients along with management of oral manifestation of systemic diseases. It can also be defined as: The branch of dentistry which deals with diagnosis of Oral and Para-oral ...Read More

Branches of dentistry | Dentistry Branches

Dentistry is a vast subject unlike what other people think, people think that as dentistry deals only with one part of the body then why do they have 5 + 3 years of course for learning about such a small part of the body whereas in the same time the medical professionals ...Read More

Intresting Dental Quotes

1) The best and cheapest dentistry is when the right thing is done extremely well the first time and it lasts for a long time. 2) (good one) Dentist: a prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coin out of your pocket.  3) Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of ...Read More

How to find a good dentist for your needs

To select a dentist to meet your dental needs we have to go through the various fields of dentistry, when you are aware of all the specialization in dentistry then your search for the perfect dentist for your needs becomes much more easier. So here i am jotting down some tips which ...Read More

Hypoxia

Hypoxia means the lack of Oxygen supply to the tissue. Hypoxia is classified4 types on how it develops into a pathological condition: Hypoxic hypoxia: It is the condition where there is poor availability of Oxygen to the pulmonary tissues. Anemic Hypoxia: It is the condition of Hypoxia based on the Quantitative availability ...Read More

Tongue piercing could be fatal

Tongue and Lip piercing are the new trend now in the young adults and with no age limit and no regulations governing the piercings it is easily available to everyone, it may look appealing but it is like inviting microorganisms into our blood stream as the oral cavity is richly supplied with ...Read More

Thumb sucking in children

Sucking on fingers or thumbs is healthy and normal when children are infants. Most children stop somewhere between two and four years of age. The effects of thumb sucking are usually reversible up until the age of seven, because children still have their deciduous (baby) teeth. If thumb sucking continues beyond the ...Read More

Differences between male skull and female skull

Differences between male an female skull is very important in forensics to determine the sex of the skull which has been recovered. From our ancestors the differences in the skulls of males and females has been similar in obtaining different characteristics, which will be explained in the post below. We can look ...Read More

Deglutition or Swallowing

Deglutition is also known as ‘Swallowing’,  it is the process by which the food taken passing through the oral cavity into the Gastrointestinal tract. The Number of times a person or individual swallows per day: 600 times Deglutition is divided into 3 stages: Oral stage Pharyngeal stage Esophageal stage. The stages are ...Read More

Xerostomia – Dry mouth

Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is not a disease in itself. Rather, it is a symptom of many other diseases and conditions. These conditions cause saliva production to decrease or stop. Saliva moistens your mouth and helps you to swallow and taste food. It also is a natural cavity fighter. ...Read More

10 Guidelines for a Better Breath | How to Control Bad Breath

We try to get better breath when we are suffering from Halitosis(Bad breath) or are very intelligent and think that “Precaution is better than cure” and maintain good hygiene and proper maintenance of teeth, so that the complication never appears. “To maintain good oral hygiene” is the “mantra” to prevent any oral ...Read More