PRF/PRP and its application in the mouth

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  • June 23, 2021

By now, a lot of us have heard of "vampire facials" or acronyms such as PRP (platelet rich plasma) or PRF (platelet rich fibrin). With all these, we are using one's own blood (drawing it from the arm), spinning it in a centrifuge to separate the plasma (everything…

Is “mask mouth” a thing?

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  • June 22, 2021

Yes, it is! And I can tell you as someone who wears one for most of the day due to the profession -being a dentist :) If you are not good about brushing and flossing your teeth, you can smell your own breath. And most often, it is…

Tooth chipping & fracture due to COVID?

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  • June 22, 2021

We've been seeing patients lately with stress-fractures or chipping of their teeth a lot these days. And the main reason seems to be associated with clenching/grinding as a result of all the stress of the shut-downs or the anxiety of catching COVID itself. There is no doubt that…

wearing masks = perfectly straight teeth!?

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  • March 23, 2021

The ones who started doing their orthodontic work during the pandemic are proving to be very happy about its timing because of the masks! The apprehensive patients that have been worried about wearing aligners or braces even, could have not timed it better since we're wearing masks most…