Scuba Diving and Oral Health

Diving with oxygen bottles, so called SCUBA diving (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus), is today’s very popular sport. Number of it’s fans from the mid-20th century is increasing each year. With this increasing number of fans its impact on overall health also expands, thus increasingly engage physicians, dentists, clinicians, and scientists who are involved in the … Read more

Myasthenia Gravis and Oral Health

Myasthenia gravis is a relatively rare disease from the group of autoimmune neuromuscular diseases that was first described more than 400 years ago. The very name of the disease comes from a combination of Greek and Latin words, which in Greek mus means muscle, sthenos means weakness, and gravis in Latin means seriously, so in … Read more

Osteoporosis and Dental treatment

Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease where a gradual and initially imperceptible loss of bone mass occurs. In this disease, the activity of osteoclasts (cells that biodegrade bone) and osteoblasts (cells that build bone) is out of balance. Namely, the osteoclasts degrade significantly more bone than the osteoblasts are able to restore and … Read more

Dry Mouth – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About It, and More!

Term “Xerostomia” comes from the Greek words xeros (dry) and stoma (mouth) which means dry mouth. Dry mouth is one of the most common and most troublesome symptom for which patients need help from dentist. For the majority of patients who contact their dentist about this problem, the successful treatment is carried out. Causes of dryness … Read more

Syphilis and Dental Hygiene – Symptoms, Treatment

Due to recent media information about the increased number of persons infected with syphilis in the United States, the health service and the public had become interested again in this a somewhat forgotten disease. Syphilis (lat. Lues) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum of the genus Spirochetes. It can be congenital … Read more

Sports and Dental Health – The Importance of Mouthguards

Professional or recreational sports is usually seen as a contribution to maintaining the health of the individual. Although this attitude, in principle, is accurate and understandable, and because the practice of sport has multiple positive effects on our body and health, sports activities, especially those professional, are often associated with numerous sports injuries. Additionally, to … Read more

Dental Implant Procedure

To decide whether implants are right for you, it is necessary to consult with your dentist, a specialist in oral surgery and/or prosthetic. Dental implant procedure is one of the more complicated procedures in dentistry. During this review, the dentist will carefully examine your teeth and gums and assess the density and the amount of … Read more

Xylitol – Low Calorie Sugar That Helps Your Teeth

During the Second World War, in the absence of conventional sugar, Scandinavians began to use sugar which is received from the bark of birch trees. After that, interest in Xylitol began again in the eighties and has continued to grow to this day. Until now, it has only been available in the Xylitol gums, toothpastes and occasional … Read more

How to Choose Teething Toys

Have you been wondering what properties of baby teething toys are important when selecting a toy for your baby? Read here about those important characteristics.