Tag: Periodontal health

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!!

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)

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!!

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!!

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!

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!!