Efficacy of toothbrush types on gingivitis and plaque
The toothbrush or tooth brushing is a contributing factor for gingival abrasion. One clinical study has reported a significant relationship between bristle hardness and the degree of gingival abrasion. Read further to know about the impact of toothbrush types of bristles on gingival abrasion.View More >
Diabetes and Periodontal Therapy
Diabetes and periodontal diseases are complex chronic diseases with an established bi-directional relationship. There is a long established evidence that hyperglycemia in diabetes is associated with periodontitis. However given the ubiquity of periodontal diseases and the emerging global diabetes epidemic,the complications of which contribute to significant morbid and pre mature mortality. Read on to knowView More >
Add more hands to your brushing
We are taught tooth brushing techniques since kindergarten. We are overloaded with recommendations to promote oral health. A great variety of oral hygiene utilities are available to us, and yet our teeth are not as clean as they should be! Why does the problem persist? Read on to go back to the very basic issuesView More >
Why Smoking is bad for your Oral Health
Studies prove that smoking adversely affects health. Many scientists call it a global epidemic. One in ten adults die from diseases influenced by smoking – one death every six seconds. Read on to learn the effect of smoking on oral health care and key oral care recommendations for smokers.View More >
All you need to know about Caries, its prevention and management.
Contemporary caries management focuses on its early detection and management. Early caries can be arrested under a favorable oral environment. The advance of dental care enables an early identification of caries, and its management with a non-operative or minimally invasive approach. Read more to find out how this common dental disease can be prevented andView More >
Management of Dentin Hypersensitivity
Dentin Hypersensitivity (DHS) is one of the most encountered complaints by patients seeking dental treatment and has been called the “common cold of dentistry.” In this article you will learn more about the different ways of managing Dentin Hypersensitivity effectively and the do’s and don’ts you need to keep in mind to handle Dentin Hypersensitivity.View More >
Caries Management and Prevention
Toothpaste is an important vehicle that plays an integral role in the prevention of dental caries. Read on to understand the role of high fluoride toothpastes in managing and preventing carries and the most effective fluoride therapy approach for arresting root surface caries.View More >
How to improve Oral Health Care outcomes?
Convincing patients to develop health-promoting habits eliminating harmful behaviour is a challenge frequently encountered by dental professionals. Information alone is not enough to change behaviour. Find out how to get your patients to adopt new health-promoting behaviour through a better clinician patient relationship.View More >
Enhancing Fluoride: Clinical Human Studies of Alternatives or Boosters for Caries Management
Fluoride is most commonly used for Dental Caries management. Read more to understand strategies that you can use as alternatives or boosters to fluoride for preventing and managing this common dental disease.View More >
Dental Sealants vs Fluoride Varnish: Which is more Cost Effective?
Dental Caries is the most chronic disease of childhood. Post-eruption strategies for preventing dental caries include dental sealants and fluoride varnish. Read more to find out which of these two is more cost effective.View More >