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28Apr, 2019

What do your teeth reveal about you?

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Teeth are unique like fingerprints – nobody on this planet can have identical ones. They are the individual features that help identify us as who we are. While the main job of teeth is chewing food, they have many functions, and they can also provide us with valuable information about health and diet. Additionally, they can also be used for identification, among other things. What our teeth reveal about us A healthy diet is often testament to healthy teeth. By examining teeth and how healthy they are, a lot about […]
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What is saliva for
24Aug, 2018

What is saliva for?

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Saliva is a clear liquid made by several glands in your mouth area. Saliva is an important part of a healthy body. It is mostly made of water. But saliva also contains important substances that your body needs to digest food and keep your teeth strong. Saliva has the function of washing away food debris and bacteria remaining in the mouth, which leads to the prevention of caries and gingivitis. The glands that make saliva are called salivary glands. The salivary glands sit inside each cheek, at the bottom of […]
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Signs of oral cancer
9Aug, 2018

Signs of oral cancer

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Oral cancer is cancer that develops in the tissues of the mouth or throat. It belongs to a larger group of cancers called head and neck cancers. Most develop in the squamous cells found in your mouth, tongue, and lips. Oral cancer can affect any of the working parts of your mouth or oral cavity, which include the: Lips tissue that lines lips and cheeks teeth front two-thirds of the tongue (the back third of the tongue, or base, is considered part of the oropharynx, or throat) gums area of […]
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stress and oral health
10Mar, 2018

Stress And Oral Health

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While stress is a normal part of life, excessive stress can lead to health problems and lifestyle behavioural changes. It can come from external sources, such as work, school, family and friends. Stress is the body’s reaction to external forces or events that cause physical, emotional or mental tension. When an individual feels stressed, adrenaline and stress hormones are released.  Stress can affect anyone, even children. Chronic stress causes the muscles in the body to be in a more or less constant state of guardedness. When muscles are taut and tense […]
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