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Do you need braces? Here are five ways to tell

July 26, 2021 1:24 pm

Crooked teeth can pose a problem throughout life, if not corrected. Braces treatment is something that helps you achieve a confident smile, adding to your overall personality, says a doctor

Is it safe to visit the dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic?

July 09, 2020 6:17 pm

To reduce risk, dentists are returning to manual tools for procedures like teeth cleanings instead of other instruments that may do the job faster but create more of that spray.

Coronavirus: Put off a visit to the dentist with these simple dental care tips

May 19, 2020 12:32 pm

The doctors suggested that one should specially avoid visiting dental departments working out of hospitals to minimise exposure to infection while making space for the other infected patients who need immediate care.

Feel anxious visiting a dentist? This could be the reason

October 04, 2019 9:59 am

It should be noted that patients with dentophobia tend to avoid regular dental check-ups, which may ultimately lead to degradation of oral health.

Oral Health: Useful tips to maintain good dental hygiene

May 03, 2019 3:29 pm

Maintaining good oral hygiene is not a difficult task. A little diligence, awareness and attention is sufficient to keep your oral cavity healthy.

UK: Trip to dentist leaves man with a 90-minute memory

July 16, 2015 11:47 am

The incident left the 38-year-old man stuck in an endless loop of waking up and thinking he has a routine dental appointment.

Smile Please

November 27, 2013 4:22 am

Doctors say that being toothless is a physical impairment,adding that dental implants are an effective long-term solution.

First textbook on ethical and legal issues in dentistry released

July 30, 2010 3:26 am

Dr A b i M Thomas,principal of the Christian Dental College (CDC),Ludhiana released the first textbook in India on Ethical and Legal issues in Dentistry.

Dentist pulls out wrong tooth,to pay Rs 50,000

July 09, 2010 2:19 am

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed a city-based dentist to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a patient for wrongful extraction of a tooth.

Hitler feared going to the dentist: Book

December 11, 2009 2:49 pm

Hitler portrayed himself as one who was afraid of no one. But,there was only one thing the Nazi dictator feared - visiting the dentist.