Posts Tagged ‘oral cavity’
Preventive Dentistry Acts as a Health Guard
What exactly is preventive dentistry and why is it important in maintenance of our overall health? Preventive Dentistry – The aspects of dentistry concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, including early detection, prevention of disease, diagnosis, treatment of oral tissues, and restoration of defective or missing tissue. “The body is like a…Read More
Did Cavemen Have Healthier Teeth?
Recent research has uncovered that humans from the stone age had healthier teeth than modern man. Even though dentistry was limited back then, it is believed that dietary factors helped stone age humans maintain their oral health. As man has evolved and industrialized our world it has changed many things including the way we eat.…Read More
What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer?
Did you know that oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer and accounts for approximately 4% of all cancers diagnosed? Most of the oral cancer diagnoses are in patients older than 45 years old. Men are twice as likely as women to develop oral cancers. The key to oral cancer, as in most cancers,…Read More