• Milk Teeth Care – Is it Important?

    Why do baby teeth matter? They fall out anyway, right?” We, as dental professionals hear this question on a daily basis
    The answer to this is simple –
    Primary teeth...

  • Gummy Smile – Don’t bother, We can Fix it!

    Have you ever wondered if your full smile could show only your beautiful teeth and not the gums??? Have you tried to hide your smile because of the gums being...

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    Unexplained Headache? Dental Health could be a reason!

    A 45 year old lady visited Clove Dental as she had severe chronic headache since months.

    Sounds weird….Right? Why would she visit a Dental Clinic if suffering from headache?

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    Reinvent your smile with speed braces

    Dental braces are devices used by the dentist to align and straighten teeth and to position them in relation to a patient's bite to improve dental health, function, and aesthetics....

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    Is unhealthy lifestyle affecting your Oral Health???

    Our lifestyle influences every aspect of our life, be it our food habits or our sleeping pattern. Everything we do, has its effects, either good or bad.

     

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    Dental Implants!! As Good as Natural Teeth.

    ‘I had a tooth yesterday; I don’t have a tooth today’. . . What do I do???

    If this is exactly where you stand, you might want to go...

  • Mental Health and Oral Health: Yes, They Are Related

    In this modern world where everything is technology driven and is leading to innovations, human mind is also evolving which is leading to stress. Stress in any form is not...

  • Watch your Oral Health if you have Diabetes!!

    Doctor: Good morning ma’am, welcome to Clove Dental, How may we help you today?

    Patient: Good morning doctor, from many months I feel all my teeth are shaking, have...

  • Are Over Prescriptions killing you?

    Strangely, whenever someone has dental pain, they just pop some pills on anyone’s advice; and this is true only for dental pain, and never for chest pain or pain in...

  • Infection Prevention – Is your Dentist doing enough?

     
    Every procedure in Dentistry, no matter how trivial, involves certain exposure to Saliva & Blood, either directly or through potentially infectious materials.
    Dental drill, which is essentially an...

  • Hesitant Brushers !!!! – A guide to getting your munchkins to brush

    More often than not, we have parents struggling to get their reluctant kids to brush. Getting your child to brush can be a mammoth task, and when it comes to...

  • Ignorance of Dental Pain – A Bliss

    Ahhh! My tooth aches. Mommy I don’t want to go to a dentist. How often have you come across these incidents in your childhood or during your present times? There...

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    Oral Ulcers – A Quick Advice

    Did you ever experience soreness or ulcers in your mouth which really stopped you from enjoying your food? Don’t worry certain observations and precautions can prevent such outcomes.

    Oral...

  • SUGARS- Not Sweet For Your Teeth

    Children’s and adult dental care needs largely match each other but there are a few aspects that will be different. Paediatric care demands spending time educating your kids on brushing...

  • What to Expect When Getting Your Wisdom Tooth Removed

    Wisdom teeth usually erupt in the jaws, in between 17 to 25 years of age and there are various reasons as to why an adult may require the removal of...

  • Teachers: Cornerstone in Imparting Health Education

    Teacher. A word that bring lots of faces to our mind with which we have a lot of memories attached. But the question is – Who is a teacher? Is...

  • Never Ignore A Missing Tooth!!

    Tooth loss is an important aspect of oral health because it impairs esthetics, chewing function and consequently quality of life. In general, decay and gum disease are regarded as the...

  • Crowns and Bridges

    Dental Crown and Bridges:

    They are most common means of restorations, and come in category of fixed dental prosthesis i.e once placed upon teeth they can only be removed...

  • Oral Health : Do we really care ?

    Whenever we see someone talking about teeth or oral health, the discussion and awareness is just limited to how good is the smile or how white the teeth looks. It...

  • SELFIE A DAY KEEPS CAVITY AWAY..!!

    “But first lemme take a Selfie”

    A line heard quite often.

    Dressing for a party? Lets take a selfie first.

    Ready for some adventure? Lets...

  • Am I too old for Braces ??

    As an orthodontist in practice for last 4 ½ years , I have been consistently providing braces treatment to teenagers keeping their chronological age as the onset criteria. But what...

  • Do NIGHT SHIFTS keep your teeth happy?




    Information technology has been a boom and a boon to Indian economy. It had a huge impact on employment for all strata of people enabling them to...

  • EAT RIGHT TO MAKE YOUR TEETH RIGHT!

    You are what you eat.
    The above statement holds equal importance for the body as well as your oral cavity. Tooth decay and gum disease are the most common oral...

  • Beware of your Child’s Dental Habits!!

    Childhood is like being drunk. Everyone remembers what you did except you. Therefore, it becomes extremely important for parents to keep an eye on what their children are doing.

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    Dentist Uncle… (First Visit of a Child to the Dentist)

    The first dental visit of a child is full of anxiety for the parents as well as the child. It often depends on the parents, as to how they have...

  • ORAL HYGIENE IN RAMADAN

    Ramadan is a holy month of fasting. The long fasting hours from ‘Suhoor’ to ‘Iftaar’ demands special care and the most neglected amongst all is the Oral Health. Not eating...

  • Impress your Date with that Winning Smile

    “Your smile lights up my Life”

    Aww!

    Comes straight out of a Yash Raj movie, doesn’t it? Cliché, some of you may say.

    Well, as clichéd as...

  • AND…DO YOU BELIEVE IN HEALTHY KISSING?

    Kissing burn calories! A fact that is known to all. But is kissing just about burning calories? Isn't it an emotion or way of expressing our love for someone.

  • EVERY TOOTH IN AN ATHLETE’S HEAD IS AS PRECIOUS AS DIAMOND!!

    “India takes the Gold for wrestling in Olympics. A proud moment for India and Arjun Yadav. Arjun proudly carrying the Indian National Flag with tears in his eyes” – The...

  • MEN WITH CHISELED JAWLINE….FREAKISHLY ATTRACTIVE!!

    Its the nature of a man that makes him what he is. True. But do you think that nature is the first thing that attracts any woman?

    What...

  • HOW TO PROTECT TEETH DURING WINTERS?

    How to protect teeth during winters:

    The mouth is mirror of the body and thus it becomes mandatory to take care of our teeth always. But in winters just...

  • ADULTS AND THUMBSUCKING??

    Last week while traveling in a metro, something unusual happened and grabbed my attention. I spotted a lady in her late 30's reading a book and sucking her thumb. That...

  • PIERCED TONGUE LOOKS COOL! REALLY?

    Baggy jeans, tattooed body, funky hairstyle, wrist band & pierced tongue! The trend that started in 1990's shows no sign of slowing down. The 90's generation believe in expressing themselves...

  • CAN YOUR DENTIST HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER?

    CAN YOUR DENTIST HELP YOU SLEEP BETTER?

    A decent sleep! Who doesn't love that? But do people really get to sleep properly? Do you know what is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

    Many people complain that they...

  • DIYAS....LIGHT UP YOUR HOME!! SMILES....LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE!!

    DIYAS….LIGHT UP YOUR HOME!! SMILES….LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE!!

    The season of lights, diyas, gifts, crackers, celebrations, dance and sweets loaded with fun and masti is back! The season of loving, caring and sharing is back! The season of...

  • Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    Broccoli Cheese Soup
    This tasty broccoli soup is packed with tooth- and gum-supporting vitamins K and C. With a boost of calcium and flavor from the added cheese, this soup...

  • Taking Oral Contraceptives?

    Taking Oral Contraceptives?

    Here's what you should know…
    These days, choosing a form of birth control option can be as daunting as shopping for a new cell phone . The bir th control...

  • That Perfect Smile …No longer a distant dream....

    That Perfect Smile …No longer a distant dream….

    Have you ever felt embarrassed about your imperfect teeth and most importantly your smile? Fret not, as Clove dental clinics are equipped with skilled Orthodontists & Prosthodontists who are adept...

  • Oral Health: A Window to Our Overall Health

    Oral Health: A Window to Our Overall Health

    ‘Cavity..! In my mouth...? Just not possible as I brush every morning so religiously.’

    This is the often heard exclamation from most of my patients, when they have been...

  • Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    Tooth Strengthening Smoothie
    Ingredients:

    2/3 of 1 Whole Pineapple
    1 ½ Tbs. Honey
    Peach
    ½ Cup Frozen Pineapple/ Mango
    1 Banana
    1 Orange

  • Help! My Parents Give My Child Too Many Sweets!

    Help! My Parents Give My Child Too Many Sweets!

    Grandparents are special figures in a child's life. But their habit of spoiling the grandkids can wreak havoc on a child's Oral Health. Sweets and treats are rarely denied, much...

  • Home Remedies for Dental Health

    Home Remedies for Dental Health

    There have been many popular home remedies which are being practiced for many years for toothache. Let's look at some of them which have very high acceptance

    Clove Oil:...

  • Tobacco Companies Kill their Best Customers!

    Tobacco Companies Kill their Best Customers!

    Tobacco is injurious to health – the gospel truth…Any form of tobacco consumption be it smoking or chewing tobacco, leads to huge health issues. There are several forms of tobacco...

  • WHITER TEETH? LET’S KNOW ABOUT IT….

    WHITER TEETH? LET’S KNOW ABOUT IT….

    “The best part of Dentistry is the new and confident smile we deliver to our patients”

    Who doesn’t want brighter, whiter teeth to look attractive smart and flash that...

  • Oral Health Care Starts Early And Never Stops

    Oral Health Care Starts Early And Never Stops

    What is Good Oral Hygiene? Good oral hygiene results in a mouth that looks and smells healthy. This means, your teeth are clean and free of debris, Gums are...

  • Dental myths busted

    Dental myths busted

    Visiting a Dentist is generally considered akin to asking the feeble minded to see a horror movie numerous myths have been woven around this very critical body of dentistry/ oral...

  • Risks of ignoring dental health

    Risks of ignoring dental health

    Term health signifies the overall well being of an individual and not just one particular organ. Teeth or the oral cavity plays a very crucial part in maintaining health, from...

  • Managing treatment pain

    Managing treatment pain

    How many of you have ever asked your dentist “will the treatment pain”? And in reply your dentist gave you a standard answer stating “not much but just a needle...

  • Why your teeth are vital

    Why your teeth are vital?

    Many of you must have seen old people chewing food without teeth, giving an impression that food can be chewed in that manner as well, but how many of you...

  • Can Anyone Get Dental Implants

    Can Anyone Get Dental Implants?

    After evaluating and treating thousands of cases who are looking for Implants to replace their missing teeth; I would like to say that most of the patients who were told...

  • Lovely Lemongrass – a Natural Solution

    Lovely Lemongrass – a Natural Solution

    You likely know lemongrass as a common and very fragrant ingredient in several Asian cuisines. Citrusy yet milder, sweeter and far less sour than the lemon itself, lemongrass grows and...

  • Worried about Oral Cancer? See Your Dentist.

    Worried about Oral Cancer? See Your Dentist.

    India is facing a health crisis with 130,000 people dying every year due to oral cancer. It essentially means that oral cancer kills 14 Indians per hour. This statistic has...

  • Turmeric for Teeth???

    Turmeric for Teeth???


    Turmeric (Haldi) has been used for thousands of years as a dye, a flavoring, and a medicinal herb. This ancient spice belongs to the ginger family and it contains...

  • The Right Diet for Your Teeth – Part II

    The Right Diet for Your Teeth – Part II

    Part I of The Right Diet for Your Teeth addressed the damaging effect that sugar can have on the teeth. But sugar isn’t the only food item that can harm...

  • The Right Diet for Your Teeth – Part I

    The Right Diet for Your Teeth – Part I

    An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but it won’t have the same effect on the dentist. Surprising, right?

    We all know that some foods are good...

  • The Dangers of Tobacco Use

    The Dangers of Tobacco Use

    When we think of the dangers associated with tobacco use, we tend to think of lung cancer first. But tobacco use – whether it’s smoked or not – is associated...

  • Role of Nutrition in Preventing Cancer

    Role of Nutrition in Preventing Cancer


    "Right now the effects of diets and nutrition in preventing cancer is hot" as said by Dr Lewei Zhang, a Professor of Oral and Biomedical Sciences at the University...

  • Milk Teeth Need Care Too!

    Milk Teeth Need Care Too!

    As adults, we know that our teeth need regular care. A solid oral hygiene routine and professional dental care are both important. But the same is true of a child’s...

  • Oral health: A window to your overall health – Part II

    Oral health: A window to your overall health – Part II

    Oral health is essential to general health and well-being at every stage of life. A healthy mouth enables not only nutrition of the physical body, but also enhances social interaction...

  • Love Your Heart – Take Care of Your Teeth

    Love Your Heart – Take Care of Your Teeth

    That’s right. If you want to take care of your heart, be sure to take care of your teeth.

    Good oral hygiene habits are critical for your teeth and...

  • How to Prepare Your Child to Visit the Dentist

    How to Prepare Your Child to Visit the Dentist

    When you mention the word “dentist,” does your child hide under the bed? Report the sudden onset of an illness? Or remember an important homework assignment that happens to be...

  • Help!!! My Parents Give My Child Too Many Sweets!

    Help!!! My Parents Give My Child Too Many Sweets!

    Grandparents are special figures in a child’s life. But their habit of spoiling the grandkids can wreak havoc on a child’s oral health. Sweets and treats are rarely denied, much...

  • Hello Teeth!

    Hello Teeth!

    As parents of infants can attest, the appearance of a baby’s first teeth is an exciting milestone in their child’s first year. When that first white cap pokes through the...

  • Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    Healthy Recipes for Healthy Teeth!

    "The teeth and gums mirror whats going on in the rest of your body. Therefore what you consume
    influences the smile of your teeth"- Dr. Shawn Frawley in an e-booklet...

  • Green Dentistry: A Guide for Dentists and Patients

    Green Dentistry: A Guide for Dentists and Patients

    If you've ever sat in the dentist’s chair and wondered where all the latex gloves, chemicals and x-ray films end up or stopped to consider how much water and electricity...

  • Fluoride – Nature’s Cavity Fighter

    Fluoride – Nature’s Cavity Fighter


    Ever since our birth, we are always told about how taking Calcium will make our bones and teeth stronger. There is no denying the fact that Calcium does have...

  • Dental Care Networks – Why They Make Sense

    Dental Care Networks – Why They Make Sense

    In an Aug. 13, 2012, article titled "Big Med," Harvard public health Professor Atul Gawande, MD, deliberates U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data that showed that in the last decade,...

  • A Window to Your Overall Health, Part I

    ORAL HEALTH: A WINDOW TO YOUR OVERALL HEALTH, PART I

    What's the connection between oral health and overall health?

    Like many areas of the body, your mouth is teeming with bacteria — most of them harmless. Normally the body's...

  • 4 common oral hygiene mistakes women make

    4 common oral hygiene mistakes women make

    A beautiful smile divulges more about your health than one may think.
    We’ve all overheard it before: brushing your teeth twice a day is Paramount. However when it comes to...