Category: Dental

Common Oral Health Threats

General lack of awareness about the importance of oral health and its severe consequences on the overall health of in an individual is the major reason why despite knowing the need, oral health is not considered priority. People often assume that bad breath, tooth decay and cavities are the only impacts of neglecting oral health. However prolonged ignorance of dental hygiene can lead to much severe consequences like increased risk of heart diseases and stroke, diabetes, oral cancer etc. Continue reading “Common Oral Health Threats”

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Dislocation of TMJ Managed by Closed Reduction

This is the case of a 27 year male with non-traumatic, unilateral anterior temporomandibular joint dislocation of the left side.

A well-built Indian male visited Aster Hospital’s Dental OPD in a very anxious and nervous state complaining of inability to close his mouth just after yawning. He said that the issue occurred at around 7 AM, immediately after which he rushed to Aster Hospital, Mankhool (Dubai) from Sharjah. Continue reading “Dislocation of TMJ Managed by Closed Reduction”

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