Dr. Meghna Gohain
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An Oral medicine And Oral Radiology specialist Working for a better tomorrow.
May 30, 2021
The medical term for “maskne” is acne mechanica, a skin condition brought on by prolonged wear of masks & facial personal protective equipment.
Wearing masks can impose heat, friction and occlusion on the skin and when combined with a moist environment from breathing, talking or sweating, leads to breakouts.
Pores get clogged and can become pimples or acne cysts. On top of that, the prolonged occlusion, heat and sweat can cause the skin to become dry, itchy and raw.
Wabi-sabi is an elegant philosophy that denotes a more connected way of living—a lifestyle, where we are deeply connected to nature, and thus, better helps us to connect to our truest inner-selves.
Wabi-sabi is a concept that motions us to constantly search for the beauty in imperfection and accept the more natural cycle of life.
It is an elegant reminder that all things including us and life itself, are impermanent, incomplete, and imperfect. Perfection, then, is impossible and impermanence is the only way.
Dental phobia is real. Why the fear of the dentist?
People are anxious about dental visits for different reasons.
Some anticipate pain. Others worry that the dentist might be rushed or neglect their concerns. Additional stressors include negative memories of past experiences and even the sterile smell of the dental office. Sometimes, simply interrupting the normal day's routine for a dentist visit creates anxiety.
If unaddressed, dental anxiety can lead to future oral health problems
If you’re nervous about an upcoming dental visit, try these ways to curb your anxiety:
It has been 65 years since the first Peanuts comic strip, and we're all still in love with Charles M. Schultz's melancholy child characters.
Peanuts gang have taught us some valuable life lessons since they arrived on the scene in 1950. The cartoon's contemplative style and dark humor give it a timeless appeal. In fact, it might be correct to say that, while kids enjoy Charlie Brown's mistake-ridden adventures, only adults can really appreciate and understand them.
Here are some golden life lessons we can learn from this beloved comic strip:
There’s always something magical about the Olympics!
Athletes train for years to give their all and deliver the performance of a lifetime – often within a few seconds. We cry happy tears for the winners, sympathize with the losers, yell at the TV, and high-five strangers. Every two years, we adjust to a different time zone, feel a little bit more patriotic, and get really good at recognizing flags and national anthems from around the world.
In order to get into the Olympic spirit and the emotions that come with it, here are some onteresting facts about the Olympics-
Wisdom teeth are more formally known to dentists as third molars , These teeth were named as wisdom teeth as they make their appearance usually between 17 and 25 yrs of age, when a young person might be pursuing wisdom with higher education
The third molars have the nasty habit of becoming impacted at a funny angle or in an unexpected location. With all the history of painful extraction, you probably won't miss your wisdom teeth once they're gone, because we don't use them anymore. But if we don't need them, why do these teeth come in at all? Is it possible they may eventually disappear?
Food is not just sustenance, not just fuel and certainly not just a diversion. Food nurtures and heals. So the type of food you eat affects your health and wellbeing. The right foods help you feel energetic, sleep better and prevent sickness.
Avoid food with artificial preservatives, artificial sweeteners, food coloring, high fructose corn syrup, refined sugar, refined flour and partially hydrogenated oils. These contribute to a more acidic state in the body, which increases bacteria and creates inflammation.
Here is a list of 10 superfoods for great oral health!
If you’re experiencing a jaw popping sensation every time you chew, talk or yawn, it may be from your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Jaw popping refers to a clicking sound from the jaw each time it is engaged, which can be followed by sensations of pain.
The jaw popping sensation can be the result of trauma, dislocation or a displaced disc. Clenching, grinding, or chewing gum too often can also cause pain and tightness within the facial muscles, especially if there are missing or misaligned teeth.
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