Even though baby teeth are temporary, your child requires them to be able to chew food, speak and have a good looking smile, thus it is important to protect these teeth from decay. The most common cause of early childhood caries is a frequent and prolonged exposure of the baby teeth to drinks that contain sugar. Baby’s teeth can decay when they are put to bed with a bottle or the bottle is used as a pacifier. To prevent baby bottle [...]
Fasting put diabetics at risk of low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). Serious medical emergency condition if the patient is not aware of the symptoms of hypoglycemia. Even for the high blood sugar level (hyperglycemia), lack of water lead to dehydration may result in diabetic ketoacidosis. As above mentioned both the condition diabetic first take the approval of their doctor. Doctor will be able to adjust to your medication & dose to minimize the risk of both hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia. Guidelines for safe [...]
Thumb sucking is a natural urge in babies and generally decreases by 6 months of age. But sometimes babies may continue this habit to soothe themselves when they are anxious or bored or afraid. Children who suck their thumb often or with great intensity beyond the age of 5 are at a risk of developing dental and speech problems. Sucking of thumb can cause malaligned teeth or forwardly placed teeth that may require orthodontic treatment later on. Speech problems [...]
What is Arthritis? This blog gives a general description of arthritis. It may be helpful if you are unsure if you have arthritis. It provides general information about how arthritis is diagnosed and what you can do to manage it. It also tells you where you can find more information. What Does Arthritis Mean? Arthritis is a name for a group of conditions affecting the joints. These conditions cause damage to the joints, usually resulting in pain and stiffness. Arthritis can affect [...]
If you’re right-handed, you will chew your food on your right side. If you’re left-handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side. More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones. Giraffes only have bottom teeth. More than 300 types of bacteria make up dental plaque. There are 10 – 12 teaspoons of sugar in a single can of soda.