Oral Medicine


What is Black fungus, or mucormycosis, and why is it on the news? Mucormycosis is a fungal infection caused by a mold or fungus called mucormycetes. This is rare but if present, can become quite serious.  Rhizopus, Mucor, Rhizomucor, Syncephalastrum,  Cunninghamella bertholletiae, Apophysomyces, and Lichtheimia species are the causative agents of mucormycosis. Following covid 19 infection, many patients […]

Dental Advise, Oral Medicine

Tooth Abscess – Can be Life Threatening If Neglected

Did you know that the oral health effects the health of your whole body? The same bacteria that infect the mouth can travel into your blood system. The spread of this infection into the rest of the body has been directly linked to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and numerous other serious conditions. What is a […]

Endodontics, Oral Medicine

Invisalign: a solution of transparent braces

Patients undergoing orthodontic treatment in the current generation not only demands a beautiful smile at the end of the treatment but also are equally concerned with appearance during treatment. As there is an increasing demand for an alternative to conventional braces, clear aligners are the new age aesthetic orthodontic treatment. Invisalign is a virtually invisible […]


Who are the Right Candidates for Teeth Whitening

Tooth whitening is a procedure to lighten teeth and remove stains and discolorations. The peroxide in the bleaching agent penetrates the enamel and breaks down the complex stains(which are darker in nature) into smaller products thereby making the tooth appear lighter in shade. How do teeth become stained? There are many reasons why teeth become […]

Dental Advise, Oral Medicine, Periodontics, Prosthodontics

Bleeding Gums – A Warning Sign

Bleeding gums are a common problem but it is also a warning sign that should be immediately attended. In this blog, we will look at the actual causes of bleeding gums and the associated ill effects. Let’s try to understand the importance of gums and their health. Gums Gum is the soft skin that surrounds […]

Dental Advise, General Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Periodontics

Dental Medicine

Today the world is more focused and diverted towards the specialization.  Dentistry is one such field with many specializations. If you are aware about different dental specialists, it helps to know which type of dentist can help you most efficiently. A simple example will help you to have a better understanding: we go to orthopedist […]

Oral Medicine