Celiac disease is a serious problem. When the affected person eats gluten, their body initiates an immune response that attacks the digestive system. The attack damages the lining of the small intestine and compromises the absorption of nutrients. Specific oral manifestations observed in childhood may help to identify patients with early celiac disease before serious disease progression and harm develop. How Celiac Disease Affects Your Oral Health Anyone from a newborn to an
1)Better digestion: Digestion begins in the mouth with our teeth grinding the food and the release of saliva that contains enzymes that begin to break down the food. Teeth that do not have good occlusion do not allow proper grinding of food, which will prolong the digestion process. 2)Better speech: The tip of the tongue collides perfectly with the teeth to allow for excellent enunciation. If your teeth are misaligned, your enunciation is likely to be affected. 3)Improved ove
At EYS we are committed to staying at the forefront with the latest technologies and the most comfortable and effective treatments for our patients. As part of this commitment, we are proud to promote our use of the iTero digital intraoral scanner for use in oral imaging and corrective orthodontic procedures. • Accurate 3D images for dental work Best of all, this digital oral scanner is very flexible in its application. It can be used for Invisalign®, general orthodontics, im
Teledentistry is the use of telehealth in the dental industry. Telehealth is a digital communication technology used to coordinate and deliver health care services. Teledentistry refers to the virtual communication between dentists and patients. During these appointments,a patient sends in photos for the dentist to examine. Then the dentist provides virtual care and education on the dental issue(s) at hand. Teledentists can also refer patients to in-person dentists as needed.
Children are exposed to fluoride through consumption of food and beverages. Considering these additional potential sources of fluoride and the risk of developing fluorosis at the time of tooth formation, the ADA recommends use of a smear of toothpaste (0.1 milligram of fluoride) from eruption of the first tooth to age 3 years followed by use of a pea-sized amount (0.25 mg of fluoride). for children aged 3 to 6 years. The toothbrush on the left shows a smear of toothpaste (0.1
October is National Oral Health Month; it is a worldwide campaign whose main objective is to promote and educate people about the importance of oral hygiene in health. Here are some Q&As to improve your dental hygiene! What is the correct way to brush? Proper brushing takes at least two minutes. To brush your teeth correctly, use short, gentle strokes, paying special attention to the gum line, hard-to-reach back teeth, and areas around fillings, crowns, and other repairs. Pla
1. Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products. Avoid foods high in sugar, they tend to stick to your teeth. Drink plenty of water every day. 2. Brush gently at least twice a day, with special attention to the gum line. 3. Floss at least once a day. 4. Using an antibacterial mouthwash is the best way to keep away bad breath, remove bacteria, and maintain dental health. 4. Replace your toothbrush every three to four months 5.
Antiseptic mouthwashes have been widely used as a standard measure before routine dental treatment, especially preoperatively. They have an essential role in reducing the number of microorganisms in the oral cavity. Recent publications have suggested that rinsing the oral cavity may control and reduce the risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2. Pathogenesis of coronavirus disease 2019 Coronaviruses are a group of enveloped RNA viruses that present a typical structure with the “sp
Xerostomia can be associated with systemic diseases, such as Sjogren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis; and it can be a side effect of medication and poor dental hygiene. Xerostomia results from inadequate function of the salivary glands, such as the parotid glands. Treatment involves adequate intake of water, use of artificial saliva, and good dental care. Untreated, severe dry mouth can lead to increased levels of tooth decay and thrush. Dry
The COVID-19 pandemic has probably changed a lot about the way you live your life, and with it has come uncertainty, altered daily routines, economic pressures, and social isolation. You may worry about getting sick, how long the pandemic will last, and what the future will bring. Too much information, rumors, and misinformation can make you feel out of control and unclear about what to do. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may feel stress, anxiety, fear, sadness, and lonelin
Everything gets better with a cup of coffee. Who won’t agree to this? But there is an old myth which says that coffee is bad for your teeth. Coffee is an important part of many people's daily lives and plays an essential role in keeping them alert and awake throughout the day. While the side effects from coffee are minimal, it's important to be aware of the impact this drink may have on your dental health over the long-term. How is coffee bad for your teeth? Sensitive teeth:
The overexposure of the gums when smiling, known as gingival smile, is one of the problems that negatively affect the aesthetics of the smile and can be related to the individual and joint action of different etiological factors. The aesthetic and functional evaluation of the patient in this type of case should include an extraoral, labial, dental and periodontal examination. The called gingival smile can be considered as such when individuals have a greater exposure of 3 mm
What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid is a substance naturally found in many tissues and organs of the human body: epidermis, connective tissue, cartilage, synovial fluid, eyes, etc. One of its most important properties is the ability to attract and retain water, which keeps those tissues in good condition. However, it happens that during the aging process its presence in the body decreases progressively and, as a consequence, the skin loses hydration and, therefore, elast
Most people are already aware of the incredible benefits of drinking water with lemon, especially in the morning. Full of essential nutrients and vitamins, lemon water helps your body function better in everything from boosting your metabolism to enhancing your immune system. However, there is something about lemon water that is never mentioned. The only thing wrong with lemon water
It's bad for your teeth! Water with lemon is highly acidic and can corrode the enamel quickly.
Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea. The main types of sleep apnea are: Obstructive sleep apnea, the more common form that occurs when throat muscles relax Central sleep apnea, which occurs when your brain doesn't send proper signals to the muscles that control breathing Complex sleep apnea syndrome, also kn
What causes bad breath? If you can identify the cause, half of the battle is won. Bad breath also called halitosis is mostly triggered in the mouth by: - the byproduct of food particles left on or between the teeth, on the gum line and the bacteria on the
back of the tongue and in the mouth secretes volatile
sulfur compounds that smells like rotten eggs. - Infections in your mouth such as caries, periodontal
disease, mouth sores can contribute to bad breath. - S