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How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

A toothbrush is one of the staple household objects that everyone uses. With the multiple choices in the supermarkets, one might wonder if there is such a thing as a bad toothbrush and if so then what is a good toothbrush? There are a number…
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Happy Holidays!

Remember The festive season is upon us and felicitations to us all. As we celebrate this joyous season and allow ourselves to indulge, it is important that we do not forget to take care of our mouths and teeth. Below are some reminders that…
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How oral habits affect your oral health

A habit is a tendency towards an act that has become a repeated performance, it is relatively fixed and easy to perform by an individual. We all have habits, some are beneficial to us and some we would rather do away with. For example, laying…
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Oral Health care in those living with HIV/AIDS

Every year on December 1, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. This day brings light to the battle against stopping the HIV/AIDS plague. It also discourages stigma against those living with HIV/AIDS and shows that they too can live rich and…
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Dry Socket: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is a Dry Socket? Dry socket or alveolar osteitis is a complication that occurs after extraction of a tooth due to compromised healing of the extraction wound and is characterized by extreme discomfort or pain in the area which has the…
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Rampant Caries: Causes, Risk Factors, and Management

Caries as a disease is one of the most commonly occurring diseases in the world. Most times, it affects few teeth at a time in one’s mouth and since multiple factors influence it, it can be salient in its progression. There are cases, however,…
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Local Anesthesia: Definition, Types and How it Works

One of the most dreaded parts of many people’s visits to the dentist is the injection. The contraption that holds the needle is huge and inspires fear. Today we are going to take this process apart so that you know what it is exactly that…
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Mouth sores: Causes and Management

When we eat, we normally eat with abandon, taking it as an obvious fact of life that we shall not experience any discomfort or pain. When this does happen, it is shocking and the frustration increases as the days that we cannot enjoy our food…
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Dental Anxiety: Dealing with your fear to go to the dentist.

Dentists are very nice people. That is mostly when you meet them at a supermarket or run into them with their families. For many people, inside that freezing room with that ghastly chair, a dentist is the monster that haunts their sweet dreams.…
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Xerostomia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Xerostomia? Xerostomia in lay man’s terms is “the sensation of a dry mouth.” This can be due to a decrease in saliva secretion, which is the more common cause and also due to neurotic causes, which are rare but still present.…
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Treatment and Repair for a Broken Tooth

I remember reading “A thousand splendid suns” by Khalid Hussein and there was this scene that still traumatizes me. One of the characters on finding a stone in his food ordered his wife to get a handful of pebbles and chew them. The way…
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Calculus: how it is formed, how to remove it and how to prevent it

Bathrooms are places we go to clean our bodies and to refresh our souls. However, sometimes we are tired and patches of dirt cling to the not so easy to see areas and since these are also not easy to clean, it accumulates. Over time, different…

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