ORAL CARE ADVICE

Saliva health tips, doctor advice

Tooth Avulsion: Storage Medium for Saving an Avulsed Tooth

How to Manage Tooth Avulsion/Medium Used for Saving an Avulsed Tooth Tooth avulsion can be defined as a traumatic separation of the tooth from its alveolus (bony socket in jawbone). The success ...

Dry Mouth/Xerostomia (Lack of Saliva) in the Elderly

Dry Mouth/Xerostomia (lack of saliva) and how it affects oral health in the elderly Xerostomia/Dry mouth is most commonly referred to as dry mouth. This condition is mostly unnoticed among the ...

Vitamin A: Sources, How it Ensures Good Oral Health

Resources of Vitamin A and how they conserve oral health  There are innumerable benefits of all vitamins and minerals for overall health.  The same holds true for oral health.  Vitamin A is ...

Baby bottle tooth decay or nursing bottle caries, in dentistry

Nursing bottles caries, tooth decay of baby teeth, in dentistry When infants or very young children experience tooth decay in their baby teeth, it is called nursing bottle caries or baby bottle ...

Medications used as saliva substitutes for dry mouth in dentistry

Medications used in dry mouth or Xerostomia, an oral disease in dentistry Saliva is the lubricative, watery fluid secreted in our oral cavity by the salivary glands.  Artificial saliva cannot substitute ...

Minor Salivary Gland Carcinoma, type of Oral Cancer in Oral Diseases

Minor Salivary Gland Carcinoma in Oral Cancer There are many minor salivary ducts found in the epithelial lining of the oral cavity and throat.  These oral cancers include a group of ...