Raising awareness of the aerosol-related transmission of Covid-19, since dentists are in direct contact with aerosols during almost every dental procedure. This is actually the reason why dental clinics were kept closed during the first break-down of the virus. Patients that tested positive or patients that appear with mild symptoms of the virus should not visit the clinic. Continue reading “Dentist and Covid-19”
Mouthguard, you might have heard of it before, especially if you are into sports, but do you know why is it necessary? Continue reading “Mouthguard in Sports”
The most obvious result from tooth loss, especially from multiple teeth loss that we notice mostly on older patients, is a visible decrease in facial aesthetics. We notice the lower third of the face decreasing in size and the face loses its proportions. Continue reading “Alveolar Bone Loss”
Does it really hurt?
In burning mouth syndrome, the burning sensation can occur in the tongue, lips, palate, or even on the floor of the mouth. This sensation is created when the sensations of taste and temperature are transferred to the brain by the nerves in a different way than usual so that they are not properly understood and cause pain or burning. The areas of the mouth that burn, when we actually touch them are not hot and most of the time there is no wound or red area. Continue reading “Burning Mouth Syndrome”
The Medication Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws is described for the first time by Marks in 2003. It is induced by medication that belongs to the group of the bisphosphonates and/or the monoclonal antibodies. Continue reading “Medication Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws – A Growing Problem”
Have you ever had a semi-impacted wisdom tooth? Did it hurt? Was it extremely annoying? Well, most of the times, when a semi-erupted wisdom tooth hurts that bad is due to pericoronitis. Let’s read all about it! Continue reading “Pericoronitis”
The habit of biting and eating one’s fingernails is associated with increased anxiety.
According to a study published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, onychophagia, as it is called scientifically, maybe a symptom of emotional disturbances. Continue reading “Are You Biting Your Nails?”
How long does your brushing last? Are you sure it is enough to keep your pearly whites clean and healthy?
Many people suffer from diabetes and even though it is a systemic disease, it can affect your oral health as well. Here, in this article, we explain briefly what it is and how it manifests in your oral cavity. You can also find tips you should keep in mind to improve your oral health status. Let’s take a look! Continue reading “Diabetes And Oral Health”