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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...

IS DENTAL CARE ALLOWED DURING MUSLIM FASTING?

Nigeria is a multi-religious country. Ramadan, the Islamic Holy month is the ninth month of Islamic lunar calendar in which many faithful Muslims engage in a long time of fasting during daylight hours, lasts for 29 to 30 days. Ramadan poses many oral health challenges, and it’s important that people practising the...

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: DO’S AND DON’TS IN ORAL HEALTH CARE

It is no longer news that Coronavirus (COVID-19) has put the world at a standstill. In addition to the various precautions which had been advocated by various health organisations, here is a short list of the do's and don'ts to help govern your dental care during this period even as you stay...

YOU & YOUR DENTAL HEALTH DURING THIS COVID-19 PANDEMIC”

It is no news that there is a global menace called COVID-19, which has been spreading like a wildfire. This has necessitated the Nigerian government (both at the Federal and State level) to give an order of compulsory "Stay-at-home" to her citizens, to help nip it in the bud.

MY BABY’S TEETH SEEM DISCOLOURED. SHOULD I BE WORRIED?

Are you worried that your child´s teeth are changing colour? You are noticing yellow to brown to black and also greenish stains.Your Baby teeth which is also referred to as milk teeth are usually whiter than their adult teeth. Oh! What a relief right. This happens because their adult teeth is...

ABNORMAL TOOTH COLOUR: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

A Colour of the teeth internal teeth stain Since the enamel of permanent teeth is slightly transparent, the yellowish colour of the underlying dentine is shown through it.  Therefore, permanent teeth will appear slightly yellowish.  As we get older, the dentine increasingly grows thicker, and...