Archive for July, 2012
Has any one ever mentioned to you that you have bad breath? Beyond being embarrassing, bad breath might be the sign of something more serious. The most common cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is a lack of oral hygiene. A person should brush their teeth twice as day for two minutes per session in addition […]
Study Club #2 : Computer Guided Implant Surgery Based on a Merger Between Cone Beam CT and Intraoral Scanner.
Study Club #2 titled ” Computer Guided Implant Surgery Based on a Merger Between Cone Beam CT and Intraoral Scanner” which was presented by Dr Michael Sodeifi was a success!! Here are some pictures from the Wednesday 6/27/12 event. Stay tuned for more info on the next study club, lecture 3 TBA which is going to be in […]
Xerostomia: dry mouth Xerostomia ( /ˌziroʊˈstoʊmiə/) is the medical term for the subjective complaint of dry mouth which may or may not be associated with a lack of saliva. Xerostomia is sometimes colloquially called pasties, cottonmouth, drooth, or doughmouth. Several diseases, treatments, and medications can cause xerostomia. It can also be exacerbated by smoking or drinking […]
Halitosis: bad breath Halitosis (bad breath) is a term used to describe noticeably unpleasant odors exhaled in breathing. Halitosis is estimated to be the third most frequent reason for seeking dental aid, following tooth decay and periodontal disease. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halitosis