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14th Annual Scientific Conference Of The Faculty Of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Wow. Faculty of Dentistry conference! It is another opportunity to visit Ile-Ife-the cradle of Yoruba race. I am always excited each time the name OAU Ile-Ife is mentioned, not only because i graduated from the institution, but the fact that what OAU Ile- Ife stands for is something...

INTUITIVE HMS REDEFINES DENTAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA

‘The digital revolution that is transforming every aspect of our world is also impacting dentistry and medicine in a multitude of ways, from electronic record-keeping and data analysis to new diagnostic tools, novel prevention methods and revolutionary treatment options. “The future is wide open with HMS (Intuitive),” says Emmott.’’ Technology is really changing dentistry for...

Breastfeeding & Oral Health In Babies

WHO and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recommend that breastfeeding be initiated within the first hour after birth, continued exclusively for the first 6 months of life and continued, with safe and adequate complementary foods, up to 2 years or beyond. The risk of dying in the first 28 days of life is...

TEETH ARRANGEMENT AFFECT MORE THAN SMILE

Smile is important as it most time represent an outward expression of happiness, joy and satisfaction. Smiling however involves revealing of the teeth most especially the front teeth. Whenever one smiles, at least 12-20 out of 32 teeth would show. When the teeth are well arranged and healthy, smiling usually come naturally. Your smile...

Bleeding Gums – Ten (10) Quick Facts You Need To Know

Healthy gum is firm, surrounds the tooth structure and does not bleed either while eating or during brushing.Diseased gum is swollen, puffy, reddish and bleeds easily. It is called gingivitis.Deposits on teeth induce gum disease. Keeping your teeth clean can maintain your gums healthyTartar (Hard...

Seven (7) Differences Between Mens’ And Womens’ Oral Health Habits

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights. There are obvious differences between men and women. But what you may not realize is that these differences extend into the world of dentistry and oral...