Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders in which either the body does not produce enough sugar controlling hormone or is not able to use the sugar controlling hormone in the body. This leads to high blood glucose or sugar levels.
Diabetes and oral health are very closely related and form a vicious cycle. Some of the common oral conditions associated with high blood glucose levels are:
Continue reading “Oral Care for Diabetics” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>
As my first blog, I felt nothing can be a better topic to start with. As a dentist, this is the most frequently asked question by patients. Firstly what I would like to highlight is that teeth whitening, bleaching or brightening can be done for most patients but not all. There are many different types of whitening therapies or techniques available to us today.
There are also many over the counter products which claim to whiten teeth. These need to be used over a period of time continuously. These are various whitening toothpastes and gels.
I for one do not advocate the use of these products as the peroxide content in them, which is the main ingredient is not strictly regulated. Also, long-term indiscriminate use of these pastes can lead to weakening and chipping of enamel. Continue reading “I Want White Teeth!!!” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>
Let’s start with why is it important for your child to visit a dentist at an early age. By early age we mean as soon as the first teeth erupts. Being the most trusted and best dentist in Delhi, Dr. Gargi Kandhari suggests so because it allows the dentist to thoroughly check the development of the child’s mouth if there are any problems, early detection can prevent it from becoming severe. You will be surprised to know how helpful this can be in preventing conditions like baby bottle caries, prolonged thumb sucking, teething problems and rampant or repeated caries can be prevented. Also, having healthy milk teeth will ensure healthy permanent teeth because healthy milk teeth mean appropriate shape and spacing of teeth to formulate a perfect jaw shape. Any infection in the milk teeth can severely affect the underlying permanent tooth bud, thereby causing them to erupt abnormally and congenital enamel defects. Continue reading “Why your Child Needs to Visit a Dentist ?” <span class="meta-nav">→</span>