Dental trismus

              This is called DENTAL TRISMUS or Lock-jaw and although various reasons exists for the condition the most common dental causes are normally after lower dental injection or dental extraction. This leads to the limitation of jaw opening and pain after dental injection, especially in the lower jaw. It is a very common complication and in layman's  terms is due ...

implant vs bridge

  Before dental implants were available dental bridges were the only fixed option you had when losing a tooth. Other options like dentures were all removable options and are still available today, but usually serve as a more temporary solution. Please note that having a dental bridge does not mean that the changes describe in the video below will ...

Help! My tooth!

                        This video by consult-PRO explains everything about how dental implants work! Must see if you are missing a tooth.      

Sugar Toxic

What do obese people and normal weight people have in common these days? The answer in short:  Normal weight and obese people are exposed to the same toxin (sugar) that cause metabolic disease. As per "The New Zealand Herald" Dr Robert Lustig says that 40% of the normal weight population have the same metabolic dysfunction that ...

Toxic Sugar

Metal Porcelain crown

                     I  recently received the following question from a new overseas patient: My husband is concerned about the new “one visit” crowns.  He had one done and it broke and then had to be replaced with the old fashioned kind that takes longer.  He is adamant that I shouldn’t get the new ones because of this.  ANSWER: Your husband do have ...

Brushing your toddler's teeth can definitely be a challenging task that most parents would rather avoid.  I'm sure most of us understand the importance of Oral Hygiene and a daily brushing routine but what if your 2-year-old JUST REFUSES to have her teeth brushed and this "daily-teeth-brushing-routine" turns into a crying, tantrum throwing nightmare that leave you discouraged ...

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If you're afraid of going to the dentist, you should know that there are ways to quell dental anxiety and make your dental care experience a lot more tolerable. . By Krisha McCoy, MS Medically reviewed by Christine Wilmsen Craig, MD . Not many people really like going to the dentist. But for some people, the thought ...

Surprise your friends and family by learning all these  interesting facts. © . In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year. Twelve people have walked on the moon. Other than the Earth, the moon is the only other known natural astrological object ever walked on. Scientists voiced concern in 2012 about how radiation may be ...

10 Tips to Cure Bad Breath

Whether it's a fleeting case of morning breath or a lingering bout with halitosis, everyone has bad breath sometimes.  Unfortunately, for as easy as it is to get bad breath, getting rid of it can be a lot more complicated. For some, employing a toothbrush, floss and mouthwash more frequently to remove ...

50 Life Secrets and Tips

1.  Memorize something everyday. Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options. . 2.  Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions. Those who are heavy-set with material desires will ...

An end to another week, and summer is definitely here.  What are you doing this weekend?   SPORT Irish injury woes up ante for Boks by Gavin Rich 09 November 2012, 07:52 As the buildup week to Saturday’s test against Ireland at Aviva Stadium has drawn on, so the more convinced the Springboks must have become that they ...

Dental bonding can be an economical solution for stained, broken, or chipped teeth and other minor cosmetic dentistry issues. . By Jan Sheehan Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH . Have a chipped, broken, or stained tooth? Dental bonding can make it look like new again without causing too much damage to your budget. “Bonding is a relatively inexpensive ...

Mount Roraima - Venezuela.

Mount Roraima – Venezuela Antelope Canyon, USA Mount Emei Scenic Area: Leshan Giant Buddha, China Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine, Lebanon Carrera Lake, Buenos Aires The Wave, Arizona The Great Wall of China Crystal Mosque (Masjid Kristal) : Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Bridge ...

Cleaning the spaces between your teeth and along your gums with dental floss is as important to your oral health as cleaning your teeth with a toothbrush. Just like you brush your teeth every day, flossing should be part of your daily routine. . To better understand why flossing is so important, Richard H. Price, DMD, ...

A ménage of delicious flavours, this recipe may not be a quickie, but the dressing is well worth the effort!   Get your Greens, Summer Salad: Serves 4 . Salad ingredients: 4 cups of baby romaine 2 handfuls of pea shoots, chop off the ends 2 large leaves of Kale, chopped into bite sized pieces 6 to 8 cherry tomatoes ½ yellow pepper, chopped into ...

Good oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing. Find out more about the inside of your mouth and the role its various structures play in speech and digestion. By Connie Brichford, Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH . Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral health goes ...

Quote for the day…

1) Take a vitamin D supplement every day. Check our Vitamin D guide for details about choosing the proper dosage. . 2) Get as much sunlight as you can for as late into the year as you can manage. Even getting sunlight on just your face helps produce more vitamin D in your body. . 3) Drink immune-boost beverages ...

By Rabia Mughal, Contributing Editor . May 9, 2012 -- Botox injections can provide relief to patients who suffer from nocturnal bruxism, or teeth grinding, according to two studies presented last month at the American Academy of Neurology's (AAN) annual meeting. . Bruxism is probably the most common sleep disorder, occurring in up to 15% of the population, noted ...

by Dental Tribune International . MADISON, Wis., USA: While health organizations have already called for limiting pacifier use owing to its association with dental abnormalities and ear infections, a new study has found that heavy pacifier use as a young child affects emotions in children and boys in particular. According to ...

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Looks like a rainy weekend, again...but there are lots to do... . The Hermanus Whale Festival An annual, fun-filled educational fair promising live acts of more than just the deep sea variety . The 2012 Hermanus Whale Festival, a much-loved, highly-anticipated and family-friendly annual Overberg event, starts up on Friday, 28 September and runs until Monday, 1 October 2012; though, ...

How bad is your breath?

Short of licking your wrist, huffing into cupped hands, or waiting for strangers to recoil in horror, gauging your own breath is no easy task. There are machines that can test it, but they cost thousands of dollars and are typically relegated to dentists’ offices. Which is why, five years ago, tech blogs around the ...

A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth - specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth ...

Stripping some mouth bacteria of their access key to gangs of other pathogenic oral bacteria could help prevent gum disease and tooth loss. . The study by academics at the University of Bristol's School of Oral and Dental Sciences and published in the journal Microbiology, suggests that this bacterial access key could be a drug target for ...

Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days. . Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing to do with being an Introvert. ...

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