Dental Extraction After Care

Dental Extraction After Care

Tooth extraction is a very common dental procedure. It involves a dentist pulling out a tooth either surgically or with an elevatorbecause of tooth infection, gum disease, trauma or overcrowded teeth. Depending on the method used to remove the tooth and how bad the...
Oral Care Protocol for NPO Patients

Oral Care Protocol for NPO Patients

NPO, or nil per os, is also known as ‘nothing by mouth’, and is a medical instruction meaning to withhold fluids and food. It is an instruction directed to patients with weak swallowing musculature, or those undergoing the prevention of aspiration...
Best toothpaste for sensitive teeth

Best toothpaste for sensitive teeth

If you stand in front of the shelf gallery with toothpaste, there are usually three types to choose from in the huge assortment of tubes: universal toothpaste, sensitive toothpaste, and toothpaste with a white statement. All three have similarities and peculiarities....
Dental Fluoride Treatment Sides Effects

Dental Fluoride Treatment Sides Effects

Fluoride is added to mouthwash and toothpaste to prevent tooth decay. Lower doses of fluoride (20mg of elemental fluoride per day) are safe and have various health benefits. Higher doses of fluoride (more than 20mg of elemental fluoride per day) attracts several...