गिजामा समस्या भए/नभएको कसरी थाहा पाउने?

दैनिकी र खानपानमा आएको परिवर्तनसँगै मुख, दाँत तथा गिजासम्बन्धी समस्याहरु पनि बढ्दै गइरहेका छन्। मुखमा कुनै न कुनै समस्या नभएका मानिस भेट्नै पनि गाह्रो छ, अहिलेको समयमा। कतिपय अवस्थामा जानेर पनि हेलच्यक्र्याईँका कारण अनि कतिपय समयमा नजानेर नै समस्या जटिल बन्दै गइरहेको हुन्छ।यस्तो अवस्थामा आफू स्वयं जागरुक हुनुपर्छ। आफ्नो गिजामा समस्या छ वा छैन भनेर … Continue reading गिजामा समस्या भए/नभएको कसरी थाहा पाउने?

Check the health of your gums by asking yourself the following questions!!

Are your gums swollen? (Compare the appearance of your gums with those in the picture of healthy gums on the above)Do your gums bleed when you are brushing, or when you use a toothpick or other cleaning device?Have your gums shrunk back or receded, so that your teeth appear lengthened?Are you aware of any loosening … Continue reading Check the health of your gums by asking yourself the following questions!!

Dental Implants- permanent solution to missing teeth!!

Dental implants have been used to replace missing teeth since the mid-1960s, but in recent years their use has become much more widespread. They can be used to support crowns replacing single missing teeth, bridges that restore a larger span of missing teeth, or even dentures. Implants are manufactured from titanium, a metal that is known to be compatible with … Continue reading Dental Implants- permanent solution to missing teeth!!

Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of Periodontitis!!

The recently introduced 2017 World Workshop classification of periodontitis, incorporating stages and grades of disease, aims to link disease classification with approaches to prevention and treatment, as it not only describes disease severity and extent, but also the degree of complexity and an individual`s risk. There is, therefore, a need for evidence‐based clinical guidelines providing … Continue reading Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of Periodontitis!!

Dental Glossary

A AbfractionWear, or notching, at the neck of a tooth at or below the gum line. Often sensitive and often accompanied by gum recession that is thought to be caused by excessive clenching or grinding. AbrasionLoss of tooth structure caused by a hard toothbrush, poor brushing technique, or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth). AbscessA … Continue reading Dental Glossary

Peri-implant diseases-general concept!!

Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions affecting the soft and hard gum tissues around dental implants. Similar to a natural tooth, bacteria can build up on the base of the implant, below the gum line. Over time, the bacteria irritate the gum tissue, causing it to become inflamed, damaging the tissue and if not caught early, … Continue reading Peri-implant diseases-general concept!!

Gum disease in children-how to prevent??

Chronic gingivitis. aggressive periodontitis and generalized aggressive periodontitis are types of gum disease in children. Types of periodontal diseases in children Chronic gingivitis is common in children. It usually causes gum tissue to swell, turn red and bleed easily. Gingivitis is both preventable and treatable with a regular routine of brushing, flossing and professional dental … Continue reading Gum disease in children-how to prevent??

Gum disease and women!!

Gum disease and women!!

A woman's periodontal health may be impacted by a variety of factors. Puberty During puberty, an increased level of sex hormones, such as progesterone and possibly estrogen, causes increased blood circulation to the gums. This may cause an increase in the gum's sensitivity and lead to a greater reaction to any irritation, including food particles … Continue reading Gum disease and women!!

EFP Perio Sessions(webinar): The use of leukocytes- and platelet-rich fibrin in periodontology and implant dentistry

Webinar by European Federation of Periodontology Wound healing has been and remains an important topic in dentistry and other medical fields. Second generation platelet concentrates have gained lots of attention in recent years in tissue regeneration. This lecture will provide: A short overview on where we are today. Introduction to second generation platelet concentrates and … Continue reading EFP Perio Sessions(webinar): The use of leukocytes- and platelet-rich fibrin in periodontology and implant dentistry

What is Periodontology?

Periodontology is the study of the specialised system of hard and soft tissues that supports your teeth and maintains their position in the jaw. This apparatus, known as the periodontium, has some very important functions: it securely attaches the teeth to the jaws; it acts as a shock absorber during biting and chewing and therefore helps … Continue reading What is Periodontology?

Periodontal disease and systemic health!!

Research has shown that periodontal disease is associated with several other diseases. For a long time it was thought that bacteria was the factor that linked periodontal disease to other disease in the body; however, more recent research demonstrates that inflammation may be responsible for the association. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help manage … Continue reading Periodontal disease and systemic health!!

Frequently asked questions about gum disease!!

How is gum disease linked to cardiovascular disease? Research has shown that periodontal disease may increase the risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Both periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease are chronic inflammatory diseases, so researchers believe that inflammation may account for the association between the two. Untreated periodontal disease can increase inflammation in the body, which … Continue reading Frequently asked questions about gum disease!!

Preventing periodontal disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is caused when bacteria in plaque (a sticky, colorless film that forms in the mouth) builds up between the gums and teeth. When the bacteria begin to grow, the gums surrounding the tooth can become inflamed. If left untreated, this inflammation can cause the gums and supporting bone structure … Continue reading Preventing periodontal disease

Gum disease symptoms!!

Gum disease is often silent, meaning symptoms may not appear until an advanced stage of the disease. However, warning signs of gum disease include the following: Red, swollen or tender gums or other pain in your mouthBleeding while brushing, flossing, or eating hard foodGums that are receding or pulling away from the teeth, causing the … Continue reading Gum disease symptoms!!

Gum disease: risk factors!!

Gum disease risk factors The main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, but other factors affect the health of your gums. Age Studies indicate that older people have the highest rates of periodontal disease. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that over 70% of Americans 65 and older have periodontitis. … Continue reading Gum disease: risk factors!!

WHO updates fact sheet on Oral Health (20 March 2020)

Oral health conditions The majority of oral health conditions are: dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal diseases, oral cancers, oral manifestations of HIV, oro-dental trauma, cleft lip and palate, and noma (severe gangrenous disease starting in the mouth mostly affecting children). Most oral health conditions are largely preventable and can be treated in their early stages. … Continue reading WHO updates fact sheet on Oral Health (20 March 2020)

Gum disease: the silent killer!

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious inflammatory disorder that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means "around the tooth." Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or … Continue reading Gum disease: the silent killer!

Remembering Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD

Rebecca Wilder, RDH, BS, MS Editor–in–Chief, Journal of Dental Hygiene The dental profession lost a giant last summer when Dr. Steven Offenbacher passed away suddenly while on vacation. The editorial below is being reprinted with permission from the Journal of Dental Research. It is an excellent tribute to Steve, but I want to add my … Continue reading Remembering Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD

दाँत ब्रस गर्दा जान्नै पर्ने कुराहरु!!

बिरामी १: डाक्टरसाब ब्रस कसरि गर्ने ? मैले त मेसो नै पाउँदिन भन्या, सिकाइदिनु पर्यो लौन। बिरामी २: डाक्टरसाब, म दिनको दुईपटक बुरुस गर्छु तैपनि मेरो दाँत जहिले फोहोर नै हुन्छ। आफ्नो सफा दाँत नदेखेको पनि वर्षौ भईसक्यो जस्तो लाग्छ । बिरामी ३: अस्तिनै एकजना डाक्टरसाबले गाउँमा आको बेलाँ दिनको दुईपटक दाँतमाझ्नु पर्छ भन्नुभाथ्यो, बुरुस … Continue reading दाँत ब्रस गर्दा जान्नै पर्ने कुराहरु!!

गिजासम्बन्धि रोगः कारण, लक्षण, उपचार तथा बच्ने उपाय

स्याउ खाँदाखाँदै स्याउमै रगत टाँसिएको देखेर कहिले आत्तिनु भएको छ? वा दाँत माझ्दामाझ्दै रगत आएको अनुभव गर्नुभएको छ? अथवा बिहान उठेर थुक्दै गर्दा बेसिनमा रगत मिसिएको थुक देख्दा तर्सिनु भएको छ? अझै भन्नुपर्दा कहिले कहिले गिजाबाट आफैँ रगत आएको देखेर दुखित ,चिन्तित हुनुभएको छ? सास गन्हाएर अरु मानिसहरुको सामुन्ने जान हिच्किचाउनु भएको छ? दाँतमा बस्ने … Continue reading गिजासम्बन्धि रोगः कारण, लक्षण, उपचार तथा बच्ने उपाय

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): Sign and Symptoms and Management!!

Hypoglycemia is a common problem in diabetic patients and in the seriously ill patient because of the combination of medical conditions and the use of multiple medications, particularly insulin. Hypoglycemia is much more likely to be encountered in the dental office than are complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state. Although the purpose … Continue reading Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): Sign and Symptoms and Management!!

ख्याल नगरिने केहि कुराहरु!

हामी साना साना कुराहरु ख्याल गरिरहेका हुँदैनौ! समस्या भैरहेको हुन्छ तर वास्ता गर्दैनौ!अथवा कतिपय अवस्थामा हामिलाइ थाहै पनि हुन्न कि हामीमा समस्या रहेको हुन्छ!यी समस्याहरु हुनसक्छ्न : १, गिजाले दाँतको भागलाइ धेरैनै छोपेकोले गर्दा दाँत सामान्यतया हुनपर्ने भन्दा सानो वा छोटो देखिनु! २, हाँस्दाखेरी धेरै नै मात्रामा गिजाको भाग देखिनु वा ओठ धेरै नै माथी … Continue reading ख्याल नगरिने केहि कुराहरु!

दाँत तथा मुखसम्बन्धि आकस्मिक अवस्थाहरु

दन्तचिकित्सा क्षेत्र तथा दन्तचिकित्सक हरु जोखिमको उच्च विन्दुमा रहेको अहिलेको अवस्थामा कोरोना संक्रमणबाट बच्नको निम्ति धेरै कुरामा ख्याल राख्नु पर्द्छ!सामान्य समस्याहरुको समधान घरमै बसेर चिकित्सकहरुको सल्लाह बमोजिम निको पार्न सकिन्छ!एकदमै आकस्मिक समस्या परेमा मात्र अस्पताल वा क्लिनिकमा जान पर्दछ।के हुन दन्तचिकित्साका आकस्मिक अवस्थाहरु? दाँत तथा मुखसम्बन्धि आकस्मिक अवस्थाहरु१, सहनै नसकिने गरेर दाँत दूखेमाः किराले खाएको … Continue reading दाँत तथा मुखसम्बन्धि आकस्मिक अवस्थाहरु

कोरोना कहरः आकस्मिक समस्या र दन्त उपचार

हरेक दिन बिहान ब्युँझिएर रेडियो बजाउनुस, टिभि खोल्नुस सबैतिर एकै खालको विषयवस्तु सुन्न पाउनुहुन्छ। करिव छ महिना अघिदेखिको दैनिकी नै भएको छ यो। भाइरस,सङ्क्रमण, रोग, रोगी अनि मृत्यु यिनै शब्दहरुको साथ बिहानी सुरु हुन्छ र यिनै शब्दहरुको साथ साँझ पर्दै दिनको अन्त हुन्छ। हो अहिले विश्व नै आतङ्कित भएको छ एउटा भाइरसको सङ्क्रमणले- कोरोना भाइरस। … Continue reading कोरोना कहरः आकस्मिक समस्या र दन्त उपचार

दन्तउपचार सम्बन्धि भ्रम तथा सत्यता

नेपालमा दन्तउपचार सम्बन्धि ज्ञानको धेरै नै कमि रहेको छ। दाँतसम्बन्धि रोग लागेमा समयमै उपचार गर्नुपर्दछ, नगरिएमा विभिन्न समस्याहरु उत्पन्न हुनसक्छ भन्ने किसिमको जनचेतना अझै पनि विकास भएको छैन। त्यसैले अहिलेको समयमा पनि यससम्बन्धि धेरै नै भ्रम रहिआएको पाइन्छ। दन्तचिकित्सा उपचार सम्बन्धि जनमानसमा रहेका केहि भ्रम तथा त्यसको सत्यताको बारेमा केहि जानकारिहरु प्रस्तुत गरेको छु। १, … Continue reading दन्तउपचार सम्बन्धि भ्रम तथा सत्यता

Periodontal Referral

According to American Academy of Periodontology, “Periodontics is that specialty of dentistry which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes; the replacement of lost teeth and supporting structures by regeneration, tissue engineering, implantation of natural and/or synthetic devices and materials; and the … Continue reading Periodontal Referral

बच्चाहरुमा गिजासम्वन्धि समस्याः कसरि बचाउने?

गिजासम्वन्धी समस्याहरु वयस्क मानिसहरुमा मात्रै हैन बच्चाहरुमा पनि देखिने गर्दछ। तर बच्चाहरुमा देखिने समस्या वयस्क मानिसहरुको भन्दा फरक हुन्छ। गिजासम्वन्धि समस्या मुख्यतया ब्याक्टेरियाको कारणले गर्दा हुन्छ। जसको कारणले गर्दा गिजा र दाँतलाई बाधेर राख्ने अन्य संरचनाहरुमा समस्या देखापर्दछ। कारणः हरेक पटक खाना खाएपछि खाएको खाना दाँतमा टाँसिने हुन्छ। हामिले खाएको खाना दातको सतहमा एककिसिमको बलद्वारा … Continue reading बच्चाहरुमा गिजासम्वन्धि समस्याः कसरि बचाउने?

Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation (CPE)

The AAP recommends an annual comprehesive periodontal evaluation, or CPE, to assess your periodontal health and identify conditions such as periodontal disease that may need additional treatment. What is a comprehensive periodontal evaluation? In 2011, the American Academy of Periodontology published the Comprehensive Periodontal Therapy Statement, which recommends that all adults receive an annual comprehensive … Continue reading Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation (CPE)