The normal flora has a balance of good and bad bacteria. Bacterial Vaginosis, known as BV develops when this balance changes. BY is the most common vaginal infection in women of reproductive age. It is not sexually transmitted, but it is not dear how sex changes the balance of bacteria.
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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends supervised brushing till age nine. The biggest influence in children's oral health is parental involvement, Over 95 96 of kids learn by what they are modeled, not by whet we tell them to do. It is essential that parents not only model what a healthy oral regime looks like bu... + Read More
The wisdom of removing wisdom teeth before they cause trouble has long been debated. The human jaw has been steadily decreasing in size for millenniums and few people have a jaw large enough to accommodate four more teeth in the back of the mouth. In only a small percentage of people do wisdom teeth actually grow straight into n... + Read More
"Why does he need a root canal and crown? He is only a kid! Can't we just remove the tooth?" A question that often faces a Pediatric Dentist.
Many children consult a Pediatric Dentist complaining of pain due tp deep, cavities with proximity to the nerve. The treatment proposed-Toy the Pediatric Dentist might involve a partial ... + Read More
Acne Vulgaris is a common skin complaint. The majority of teenagers will experience this problem at some stage. However, by the age of 25 most cases will have resolved on their own whether or not they have obtained treatment.
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Many parents wonder if they should allow children to use pacifiers and what type of pacifier is most suitable. Children can use pacifiers until the age of 3 to 5 years. But how do we choose a pacifier? Pacifiers generally have three parts: the nipple, the screen, which rests on the baby's lips, and the button that is attached to... + Read More
The dental treatment involving implants requires a surgical intervention to place an implant - sort of an artificial root in patients bone. The quality and quantity of bone available for the implant is the key aspect in achieving success in this kind of dental treatment. In the past, the bone was assessed based on the analysis o... + Read More
What Is It?
A sinus lift is surgery that adds bone to your upper jaw in the area of your molars and premolars. It's sometimes called a sinus augmentation. The bone is added between your jaw and the maxillary sinuses, which are on either side of your nose. To make room for the bone, the sinus membrane has to be moved upward, or ... + Read More
One of the most common issues that an orthodontist has to deal with is tongue thrust. Tongue thrusting, simply defined, is a swallowing pattern in which the tongue pushes against the teeth. The tongue rests low and forward in the mouth.
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