Research Indicates Gum Disease and Tooth Loss Connected to Brain Atrophy
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by Dr Zainab Kasid
2w ago
In a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, researchers have uncovered a potential link between oral health and brain health. The study, led by Dr. Satoshi Yamaguchi from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, reveals that gum disease and tooth loss may be associated with brain shrinkage in the hippocampus, a region crucial for memory and linked to Alzheimer’s disease. While the study does not establish a direct causal relationship between gum disease, tooth loss, and Alzheimer’s disease, it sheds light on a compelling associat ..read more
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No Shame November: Addressing awkward questions in dentistry
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by Dr Nupur Shrirao
2w ago
November is here, and bringing along with it is the popular global trend of No Shave November! For those unaware, fun aside, the goal of No Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you typically spend on shaving and grooming to educate about cancer prevention and aid those fighting the battle. At DentalReach, we have started the trend of No Shame November on similar lines. The goal of No Shame November is to grow our comfort within dentistry by embracing the unconventional ..read more
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Settling in India Vs Abroad: 10 Factors to consider as a Dentist
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by Dr Nupur Shrirao
2w ago
Moving to a new country can be an exciting opportunity for dentists. It opens up a world of possibilities, both professionally and personally. However, before making the decision to settle either in India or abroad, there are several factors that need to be considered. In this article, we will discuss some key aspects that can help dentists make an informed choice. The world is your oyster when it comes to choosing where to settle as a dentist. Take your time, do thorough research, and trust your instincts. 1. Research the Dental Industry Before making any decisions, it’s essential to research ..read more
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Patient Anxieties: Dentistry’s Elephant in the Room
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by Dr Zainab Kasid
2w ago
A topic that often remains unspoken, yet profoundly affects countless individuals: Dental Anxiety. Patient anxieties related to dentistry are, indeed, the “elephant in the room” that requires our attention and understanding. It is believed that between 3 and 16% of adults experience dental anxiety. Dental phobia is one of the most commonly seen phobias in the world, despite the raised awareness and focus on improving the doctor-patient rapport. In this detailed article, we will embark on a journey to delve into this often-neglected topic, exploring the profound impact it has on individuals’ li ..read more
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Say yes to IDA Abhaya or Women Specific Dentistry!
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by Dr. Uzma Memon
2w ago
Abhaya – Transforming Her Life: One Smile At A Time. Excellent oral health is more than just a beautiful smile; it is also committed to changing lives via improved oral healthcare. Abhaya – A Woman’s Oral Health Initiative by the Indian Dental Association (IDA) recognizes the significant impact that oral health has on women’s overall well-being. Abhaya understands that proper oral health goes beyond esthetics. It has an impact on a woman’s self-esteem, speech, taste, and ability to chew and eat comfortably. Extensive research has connected poor dental health to significant disorders like heart ..read more
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Digital vs Physical Marketing: What works where?
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by Dr. Rockson Samuel
2w ago
In the ever-evolving landscape of marketing, dental clinics in India face a critical decision: whether to embrace Traditional Marketing or Digital Marketing. Both avenues have their merits, but understanding the nuances and leveraging the right strategy is essential for success in the Indian healthcare context. This article delves into the world of dental clinic marketing, providing insights, case examples, and guidance to make the choice that suits your practice. Traditional Marketing: A Trusted Companion Traditional marketing has been the cornerstone of promoting dental clinics in India for ..read more
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Post graduation: a necessity in dentistry?
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by Dr Nupur Shrirao
3w ago
Dentistry is a field that requires continuous learning and staying updated with the latest advancements. After completing dental school, many dentists wonder if pursuing post-graduation is necessary for their career growth. In this blog post, we will address the elephant in the room and discuss whether you should stop at graduation or pursue post graduation in dentistry. BDS vs MDS – Which Path Should You Choose? The decision between pursuing BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) or MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) depends on individual career goals and aspirations : BDS: Suitable for those who want ..read more
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Revitalizing the Decline of Dentistry in India
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by Srinjoy Chatterjee
3w ago
Keywords Dentistry , India Introduction Dentistry in India has traditionally been a respected and sought-after profession, but in recent years, there has been a noticeable decline in its appeal and effectiveness. This decline can be attributed to several factors, including challenges within the profession, changing patient expectations, and systemic issues within the Indian healthcare system. However, with thoughtful reforms and strategic initiatives, it is possible to rejuvenate the field of dentistry in India. Declining Interest in Dentistry A generalised decline of interest in the field is ..read more
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Study Reveals How Implant Surface Modifications Impact Peri-Implant Microbiome and Peri-Implantitis
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by Dr Zainab Kasid
3w ago
Dental implants have revolutionized the field of dentistry, offering a reliable solution for replacing missing teeth. However, complications can arise in the form of peri-implant diseases, such as peri-implantitis (PI), which can lead to the failure of the implant. One key factor in the development of peri-implant diseases is the microbiome in the peri-implant area. Researchers have long been intrigued by how implant surface modifications may influence the peri-implant microbiome and, consequently, the development of PI. A recent study sheds light on this crucial aspect of dental implantology ..read more
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Artificial Intelligence to Enhance Pulp Exposure Predictability
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by Dr Zainab Kasid
1M ago
Dental education has always been a field characterized by the integration of cutting-edge technology to enhance learning and patient care. A recent study has delved into the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on dental students’ ability to predict pulp exposure in patients based on radiographic information. The research conducted by a team of experts sheds light on how AI can be a valuable educational tool in the dental profession. The study, titled “Artificial Intelligence-Assisted Prediction of Pulp Exposure in Dental Radiography,” was led by a group of dental and AI researchers. Their p ..read more
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