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AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY?????

"An Apple a day keeps the doctor away."
There is a economic burden that is growing each day and a drastic change in the lifestyle has led to increase in morbidity. There has been an increasing interest in natural alternatives (fruits and vegetables) to combat and even, prevent disease.
Among  various fruits, Apples are one of the most popular fruits in the world having mythological and religious significance in  many cultures, including that of Norse, GreeK and European Christian.
At present, there are at least 7500 different varieties that vary in shape, color, texture, acidity, juiciness, sweetness, nutritional value etc. They are consumed in various forms, i.e. as fresh fruit, juice, wine, other processed foods etc.
India is the sixth largest producer and consumer of apples in the world. It has been regarded as a beneficial for people's health due to the poly phenol content, justifying old proverbs like "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" or "eat an …
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7 HABITS ...THAT ARE HARMFUL FOR YOUR TEETH

1.NAIL BITING

 Nail biting may be a little less common these days but I still see it quite often. It can cause teeth and fillings to chip off and can also cause wearing off of enamel.


POSSIBLE SOLUTION:-  Paint the nails with a bitter taste polish. 
2. ACIDIC DRINKS

 Cold drinks and other aerated drinks that is more common than milk or any other liquid in between adults is the main cause that led to wearing off of enamel surface. This helps in decaying process. The sugar content that is too high in it promotes decay.

POSSIBLE SOLUTION :-
Avoid these drinks, have some water through out the day at intervals. Avoid drinking aerated drinks, if must, sip by sip instead drink it in one go and rinse after that to remove acids.

3.ICE CUBE CHEWING
Chewing on any ice cube will not make you "RAMBO."Teeth are meant for chewing but not ice cubes.

POSSIBLE SOLUTION :-
Avoid eating ice cubes.

4. BRUSHING TOO HARD

Brushing too hard can lead to wearing off enamel surface. It creates a notch betwee…

BRACES: WHY IT IS IMPORTANT!!!!!

Life can be very difficult if one has to come across embarrassment on a daily basis. Pain in teeth, Unaesthetic smile, Problem with eating can make life worse. A number of these problems can be treated. All thanks to the recent development of the diagnostic science, Introduction of newer materials and clinical expertise these problems can be treated. we at Dr. Dentiste use latest of material and equipment  and best of clinical expertise to treat our patients.
 Someone rightly said "Invest in your smile you wear it everyday". this is true in today's scenario.

BRACES And Their Importance
Braces are recommended for a lot of different procedures like misaligned teeth, protruded teeth etc. Although a number of times normal looking teeth may require braces to correct for bite.
There are a lot of health benefits also of the braces. These are abundant and help explain the importance of braces. Crooked, Misplaced and Crowded teeth make cleaning much more difficult, Thus causing a…

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING NIGHT GRINDING????

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING NIGHT GRINDING????


Night grinding or clenching of  your teeth is a very common condition affecting both children and adults. Many people do not realize this until their dentists spot the symptoms. You could be grinding your teeth while you are sleeping or awake. Bruxism may be mild and occasional or aggressive and frequent. It occurs when the teeth contact each other in a forceful  manner. This can be silent or cause a loud sound while sleeping.

WHY DOES IT HAPPEN??

The exact cause is not always known..But the following factors can contribute to bruxism:
1. Psychological stress, anxiety or anger

2. Malocclusion
3. Certain rare diseases of nerves and muscles in the face.
4. It may be a side effect of some medicines that treat depression. These include Prozac (fluoxetine), Zoloft (sertraline), Paxil (paroxetine).
5. A complication of Parkinson`s disease.

WHAT HAPPENS DURING BRUXISM IN MOUTH??

1. Wearing of the enamel surface.

2. Tooth sensitivity
3. Cracks or fracture…

FLOSSING - Keep Your Teeth Healthy And Clean

There are a lot of personal findings that a dentist come across his life. What I have observed here as a " Dentist in Rohini" is that almost 30 - 40 % of people lie about there Flossing habits. I also meet a lot of dental colleagues and have visited a lot of "Dental clinic in Rohini" and asked questions and observed that this is the scenario all over. The question that lingers in my mind is that why people find it so difficult to Floss, why they avoid doing Flossing.  Do you know only 2 people out of 10 Floss According to Dentist worldwide, One of the most important habit to develop is Flossing. The benefits cannot be overlooked. One of the main cause of proximal caries ( decay in teeth on contacting surface ) is because of lack of Flossing. A lot of gum disease are also caused by the improper Flossing. In India, Only 2 out of 10 people floss. A lot are not aware of its benefits. If one already has a gum disease then it is must for the person to floss in order to avo…

Facing Bad Breath Problem!!!!! Here is the solution........

Have you ever wondered when you wake up in the morning and experience a bad taste or foul smell from your mouth. When you see yourself in mirror and check your tongue and find white-yellowish covering over it.   Bad breath, called Halitosis results from poor dental health habits. And it can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Millions of bacteria live in the mouth, particularly on the back of the tongue.The mouth's warm, moist conditions are ideal for the growth of these bacteria. Hence cause bad breath in the mouth.
REASONS FOR BAD BREATH :
1. Poor dental hygiene

Damaged toothbrushes leading to poor oral hygiene.Improper brushing and flossing can lead to food lodgement between the teeth which further leads to cavities and periodontal problems.  Going straight to sleep after eating, without brushing your teeth and cleaning your mouth results in poor oral hygiene.
2. Infections in the mouth

GUMS INFECTION
Infections can be caused by…

Only Sugar Causes Cavities!!!!!!!!!!!! Are you sure!!!! Dentist said so!!!!!!

One of the commonest myth is that "Sugar causes cavities". we have heard this a number of times in our life time.
but the real question is how much is the truth in this??

lets find out the answer...........
what happens when we have something sweet to eat. a little amount of the sugar sticks to the teeth, this sugar finds its place in between teeth or between irregular tooth surface. but sugar itself is harmless if it is present alone. the problem arises that in our oral cavity there are a number of bacteria's working 24 hours. these bacteria also have a increased number in the areas where sugar find its place.
sugar act as a food to these bacteria. these bacteria eats sugar and releases some form of acids that actually damages the teeth.
we all know enamel is the hardest part of the body but still it is susceptible to the damage by acids. this acid when in contact with the teeth causes enamel to erode away, that causes decay. before a person get to know this the damage…