ORAL CARE ADVICE

Dental Cavities health tips, doctor advice

Oral Care in children: Role of mothers in preventing dental caries/ tooth decay

Oral care of mothers help to prevent dental caries/dental cavities in children by using fluoride The role of a mother in preventing dental caries starts when the child is in mother’s ...

The Risk Factors Of Early Childhood Dental Caries, Nursing Bottle Caries Of the Baby Teeth

Role of various risk factors in causing early childhood dental cavities/nursing bottle caries of baby teeth Risk Factors MICROBIAL RISK FACTORS Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus are the most widely recognized causative agent ...

Use of mouthwash in children for proper oral care, oral hygiene, circumvent oral diseases

When is the right time to use a mouthwash in children for proper oral care and to avoid oral diseases like dental cavities and gingivitis? Children also face the brunt of ...

Mouth Breathing, How it affects your Oral Health and leads to Oral Diseases, in Dentistry

Mouth breathing, signs and symptoms, its impact on oral health and how it causes oral diseases like tooth decay/dental cavities, gum diseases, etc  Breathing is an involuntary day to day activity ...

Medications used in dentistry to prevent tooth decay (dental cavities)

Tooth decay can be prevented, if not cured, by using anti plaque agents in dentistry There are numerous anti plaque medications which reduce the number of bacteria in the oral cavity ...

Red Wine, an alcoholic drink, its impact on Oral Health which may form dental cavities

Red wine may not be so good for your oral health leading to tooth decay or dental cavities In moderation, red wine may be healthy for your overall health but unfortunately ...

Pit or Fissure Caries, a type of Dental Cavities

Pit or Fissure Caries formation, impact on oral health Pit or fissure caries develop on the occlusal surface of molars or premolars, on the buccal or lingual surfaces or lingual surface ...

Types of Dental Cavities or Tooth Decay

Classification of Dental Cavities, Dental caries Dental cavities or dental caries has been classified in a number of ways, depending upon location, etiology, rapidity of progression and the hard tissues affected. ...

Bacteria Associated with Tooth Decay, Dental Caries or Dental Cavities

Bacteria Causing Tooth Decay The mouth is colonized by 200- 300 types of bacteria.  But there are only few which cause dental cavities or tooth decay. Some common bacteria are Streptococcus mutans ...

Dental Cavities or Tooth Decay due to acid produced by plaque

Dental Cavities, a Common Dental Disease lead by bacterial plaque Dental Cavities or Tooth Decay are caused by the acid attack on the tooth layers.  Acid is produced by bacterial plaque ...