If you feel nervous and jittery before a dentist appointment, you’re not alone. Dental anxiety is quite common, and according to research, between 50 and 80% of American adults experience some degree of dental anxiety. The most prevalent reason why many of us feel apprehensive before a dental appointment is due to the many misconceptions related …
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Sports are great for your physical and mental health. If you’re someone who plays regularly, you’re probably aware of how a good game can lift your spirits and uplift your mood.
If you’re a woman, you know how tough life already is. As if the widely prevalent socioeconomic issues like sexism, misogyny, and the gender wage gap weren’t enough, nature decided to throw some biological issues like PMS, menopause, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer into the mix!
Damaged or missing teeth can compromise your oral health. Many factors, including dental caries, erosion, trauma, or periodontal diseases, can lead to teeth loss.
Your oral cavity experiences reversible and irreversible changes due to the hormonal changes caused by pregnancy. Some of those oral changes include gingivitis, gingival hyperplasia, pyogenic granuloma, and salivary changes. Other than the physiological and systemic alterations that your body goes through during pregnancy, you also experience behavioral changes. A recent study found that due …
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