Cavities formation and /or prevention depends largely upon the pH of the mouth. Certain foods can help to maintain the pH such that growth of micro-organisms is not favored (near neural -pH 6.7-7.3) while some other foods may reduce the pH to a level that is favorable for growth of bacteria (pH 4.3 – 5). Continue reading “Cariogenic versus cariostatic foods”
Bad breath can be seriously embarrassing and be the sign of impending dental problems. Most people don’t realize how bad it is!. Fortunately, there are easy ways to fix it.
In a our last blog we discussed basics of good dental hygiene for your child. Today, we will briefly touch upon some common dental concerns and emergencies that kids might have. Continue reading “How to handle common dental concerns that your kid might have?”
Starting your child off with good dental care can help protect their teeth for decades to come. Your child’s primary teeth, often referred as “baby teeth,” are as important as the permanent adult teeth. Continue reading “Dental hygiene for your child”
Strong scientific evidence links tooth decay and gum diseases to risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and complications of diabetes, respiratory infections, stroke, and adverse pregnancy outcomes
Good oral health can go a long way in enhancing one’s quality of life. Oral health primarily consists of health of teeth and other parts of mouth like gums, tongue etc. As one ages, usually oral health deteriorates and there can be issues like cavities and much more. Continue reading “Poor oral health linked to risk of chronic diseases”