Hyperdontia: Here’s What You Need To Know

Hyperdontia is a dental condition in which a patient is diagnosed with having supernumerary teeth or an excess number of teeth. These extra teeth are in addition to the regular number of teeth and they can occur in any part of the dental arch. Typically, by the age of 36 months, a baby will develop … Continued

Plasma Brush – A Painless Alternative to Repairing Cavities

Dentistry has seen extensive advancements in the last few decades. The reason being, oral health is considered as an integral and positive aspect of solid overall health. A lot of time and focus has gone towards understanding dental health and the best treatment options/procedures to address various dental conditions. And while a large majority of … Continued

Vitamins and Minerals: Essential for Oral Health

A diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals is important not just for the body, but it is also vital for solid dental health. Certain foods such as those that are high in sugar can lead to dental damage in the form of cavities. Completely avoiding these types of foods however, is not recommended. … Continued

Tooth Extractions & Dry Socket – What You Should Know

Dental extractions worry most patients. Knowing what to expect and following the instructions given by your dentist for both prior and post extraction, can help ensure the extraction and healing go according to plan. However, sometimes complications do occur. One such complication is dry socket. What is Dry Socket? Dry socket is a painful dental … Continued

Can Green Tea Improve Oral Healthcare? 5 Things You Should Know

Health benefits of green tea which is rich in antioxidants are well documented. It can aid in weight loss, help in better weight management, and improve digestion. A number of studies also indicate that green tea has cancer fighting properties. However, is green tea good for oral healthcare? The answer is yes. Several studies seem … Continued

Sipping wine may have oral health benefits

Yes, a lot has been documented about how drinking wine in moderation can be good for the heart. But can wine be positive for oral health? Apparently yes. According to researchers, wine and grape polyphenols can help protect teeth and gums from the harmful effects of disease-causing bacteria. Polyphenols which are also known as phenolics, … Continued

3D Printing Your Braces is Dangerous

3D printing technology has been successfully used to create simple parts and prototypes as well as more complicated creations including airplane parts and even medical implants. There is no denying that 3D printing technology which is also known as additive manufacturing definitely offers stellar breakthrough potential in a number of areas. But what about using … Continued

Taking Care of Your Mouthguard

Any dental fixture needs proper care if you want it to last and shine (figuratively speaking, or literally depending on the person’s proclivities!). This holds true for even a mouth guard. Because the oral cavity is an easy target for bacteria and other pathogens, it is absolutely imperative that you clean and take care of … Continued

Can Your Taste Buds Get Infected?

Taste is an important sensory function of the human body. This function is facilitated through our taste buds, which essentially are small sensory organs located at the back of the tongue. Taste buds allow us to enjoy a variety of flavors right from sweets to foods that are hot and spicy, and even bitter to … Continued

Rooster Teeth – A Media Company With Social Mission

Rooster Teeth is a prominent media and entertainment company, based out of Austin, Texas. The company hosts a number of highly acclaimed web series such as Red vs. Blue, which has been streaming since April, 2003. The company has now diversified into new programs, entertainment, podcasts, and reality shows. Rooster Teeth commands a considerable fan-following … Continued