dental problems

‘Ignorance takes toll on oral health’ (September 12 is World Oral Health Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Dental health is an indicator of overall health. There are simple ways to maintain oral hygiene. Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal, for instance, can ... Read more...

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India has lowest per capita toothbrush consumption: Survey


October 12th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indians have a casual attitude towards brushing their teeth and most don't bother about changing their toothbrush, notes a study.India has the lowest per capita ... Read more...

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Taking care of teeth, eyes keeps dementia at bay


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Regular check-ups like visiting the dentist, having your eyes tested and avoiding coughs and colds could prevent dementia, say scientists.Researchers have identified a range of illnesses, ... Read more...

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Inhaling polluted coal smoke causing ‘fluorosis’ disease among Chinese villagers


October 20th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): Villagers in remote areas of southwestern China, who cook and dry their clothes by burning pieces of coal, are being affected with a disease 'fluorosis' that is ... Read more...

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Six dental myths demystified


August 6th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Irrespective of brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups if you still face dental problems, then there are things you need to know.Scientists have demystified the common dental ... Read more...

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Possible link between preschoolers’ cavities and excess body fat


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has indicated that there may be a possible link between dental problems and increasing obesity amongst children."Dental decay is the most common chronic disease of ... Read more...

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Kids raised by relatives face physical, mental health problems


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Kids who live with relatives instead of their parents are at increased risk for physical and mental health problems, a new research has shown."Children who live in kinship ... Read more...

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49 percent Indians do not use toothbrush: Survey


April 12th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Indians have "low level of awareness about the importance of oral health and hygiene" and nearly half of them do not use toothbrush and toothpaste, a survey ... Read more...

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Genes linked to early tooth development identified


February 26th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists at Imperial College London, the University of Bristol in the UK and the University of Oulu in Finland have identified several genes affect tooth development in the ... Read more...

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Oz women were better off in the 1950s, claims new report


February 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women were better off in the 1950s than they are now.According to the Daily Telegraph, the report claims that at present women ... Read more...

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Anxious people more likely to have dental problems


November 11th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) People with anxious personalities are more likely to have poor oral health, including decayed or missing teeth, says a new study. The recent study examined anxiety levels of ... Read more...

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67 percent Indians have never visited a dentist: Survey


August 22nd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Nearly 67 percent of Indians have never visited a dentist and around 87 percent does not believe in visiting one unless there is a problem, a nationwide ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil new way to clinically assess condition of tooth enamel using lasers


August 19th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 19 (ANI): A collaborative study conducted by Australian and Taiwani researchers has led to a novel way to analyse the health of human teeth using lasers.Described in the open-access journal ... Read more...

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Maternal smoking can up birth defect risks


November 6th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Pregnant women who have a smoking habit are more than twice as likely to have children with a cleft palate or lip birth defect, a new study ... Read more...

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Gummy bears can fight cavities


July 25th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Kids have yet another reason to savour their favourite gummy bears snack- it prevents tooth decay.Researchers from University of Washington have revealed that adding tooth-protecting sugar substitute ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy launches new dental drug in India, Nepal


March 18th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Tuesday launched the first-of-its-kind natural and probiotic drug for dental diseases in India and Nepal. In a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) ... Read more...

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Ramadoss keen on introducing yoga in schools


February 25th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss wants children to learn yoga and is keen to make it compulsory in schools. Speaking at a National Yoga Week here Monday, the ... Read more...

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