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

Manage Your Blood Pressure And Sleep Pattern With Apple Watch

Apple watches are one of highest selling smart watches on the market. The watch is a multipurpose gadget which not only tells you time but also synchs your email, messages, and schedule. But it cannot lower your taxes anymore! However, it may also act as a wearable health monitor, eliminating the need of carrying a … Continued

Defining Sinus Lift

A sinus lift, also known as sinus augmentation, is a surgical procedure designed to add bone to the upper jaw around the site of premolars and molars. The surgeon will add the bone between the patient’s jaw and the sinuses, present on both sides of the nose. To create space for the bone, the surgeon … Continued

Top Historical Sites to Visit in Austin

Austin, the capital of Texas, has long and interesting history behind it. The city is blessed with many historic sites, making it one of the most touristic destinations in the state. It was named after Stephen F. Austin, one of its founding fathers. The city has been the state’s capital since 1839. If you are … Continued