Cold Sores

cold sores are highly infective ulcers which are caused by herpes simplex virus. These ulcers can recur under compromised immune state. health professionals should be careful in dealing with active cases as they are the source of spread of infection. But these ulcers are preventable and can be symptomatically managed.

Cold sores also are known as “fever blisters” caused by herpes simplex virus. Among the types of herpes virus HSV 1 is known to cause cold sores but, in some instances, HSV 2 can also cause cold sores. The most … Read the rest

Tips for denture care

Namely artificial dentures can be divided into fixed and removable. These dentures need proper care, to maximise their durability and to avoid trauma. In this article, I am discussing essential tips for removable denture care. However fixed denture does not require any extra care, like natural teeth.
As the name suggest fixed denture can not removed, but removable dentures can be removed especially during the night.

Removable dentures are usually made up of plastic based material. Such dentures can be either partial or complete removable type. These are highly sensitive to extreme variations in temperature i.e., heat or cold. Exposure to hot or cold temperatures could … Read the rest

Selenium and Dental Health

Selenium is a trace element, It has variable effects on human body and also oral health. Both increase and decrease in selenium lead oral disease. In this article, you will learn about selenium containing foods and its effects on oral health.

Selenium, a necessary trace element generally obtained from red meat, liver, seafood and nuts. This element is regarded as a micronutrient as it is required in very less amount for the proper functioning of the human body. Normal daily recommended … Read the rest

Things To Know About Charcoal And Teeth Whitening.

Activated charcoal which is made from non-petroleum agents like wood or animal origin may have a beneficial effect on human health. This has a special absorbing property,  it has a greater potential to absorb and bind irreversibly to the various … Read the rest

9 Tips to Protect Our Natural Teeth

  1. Always brush your teeth with correct technique twice a day.

Practising the correct method of tooth brushing is one of the key methods to keep the mouth healthy. By doing so, deleterious effects of dental plaque can be kept away. … Read the rest

The Revelations of Volcanic Soil On Teeth.

The soil that is formed after the eruption of a volcano is called volcanic soil. Such soils are very fertile and good for agriculture purpose. However, there always exists a danger of future volcanic eruptions which can cost many lives. … Read the rest