Diabetes and Your Smile!

Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the United States have diabetes? That’s 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year—and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don’t even know they have it. Diabetes affects your body’s ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to…

CPR in Dentistry!

This article is related to the presentation that I have given in my university. Here, I will be describing in detail the latest 2015 AHA (American Heart Association) guidelines along with comparisons from the previous 2010 AHA guidelines. First let me start briefly explaining CPR. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure that combines chest compression often…

Oral Cancer Screening – The Patient Perspective

After an informed public, the dental community is the first line of defense in the early detection of oral cancer.  It is important that both private individuals and members of the dental community realize that a visit to the dentist is no longer just about a cleaning, a filling, or a crown. Dental examinations, when…

Top 8 Complications of Local Anesthesia

Local Anesthetics (LA) drugs are those used to reversibly numb a specific or generalized area in the mouth so that the patient will not feel any pain or discomfort during oral treatment. It is used most widely during root canal treatment where the pulp of the tooth with all its nerves and vascular supply is extirpated…