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Six days after having a benign lump removed from his belly while under general anaesthesia, Jack turned up at the emergency room.(Getty Images)

Man lived with dentures stuck in throat for 8 days

By Agence France-Presse | Paris
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 12:30 PM IST
The ER doctor suspected a type of pneumonia often caused by inhaling food or stomach acid into the lungs, and admitted Jack into hospital.
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An X-ray and CT-scan of the boy’s lower right jaw showed a lot of rudimentary teeth following which the doctors decided on the surgery, said PSenthilnathan, Professor -Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the hospital(Reuters/ Representative Image)
An X-ray and CT-scan of the boy’s lower right jaw showed a lot of rudimentary teeth following which the doctors decided on the surgery, said PSenthilnathan, Professor -Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the hospital(Reuters/ Representative Image)

‘Pearls in an oyster’: Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old’s mouth

By Indo Asian News Service | Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 06:43 PM IST
Suffering from a rare case of “compound composite ondontome”, the boy was brought to the Chennai hospital with a swelling in his lower right jaw.
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As part of the study, the researchers demonstrated that the major protein in the dentin is converted to smaller fragments when treated with hydrogen peroxide.(Unsplash)
As part of the study, the researchers demonstrated that the major protein in the dentin is converted to smaller fragments when treated with hydrogen peroxide.(Unsplash)

Whitening products can damage your teeth

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 05:28 PM IST
It is well established that hydrogen peroxide can penetrate the enamel and dentin. Previous work by the researchers showed that collagen in the dentin layer decreased when teeth were treated with whitening strips.
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Two more families have told the BBC of their concerns with the service after their sons had the same “extreme” treatment without their knowledge. (Representational Photo)(Getty Images)
Two more families have told the BBC of their concerns with the service after their sons had the same “extreme” treatment without their knowledge. (Representational Photo)(Getty Images)

Woman in UK dies after all teeth removed

By Indo Asian News Service | London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Campaigners have said they are often told of poor communication between disabled patients and their families, and that dentists should intervene earlier to avoid taking out every tooth in a person’s mouth.
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The most common teeth whitening procedure uses hydrogen peroxide, which steals electrons from pigment molecules that cause teeth discolouration, and this process can be sped up by exposing teeth to blue light.(Shutterstock)
The most common teeth whitening procedure uses hydrogen peroxide, which steals electrons from pigment molecules that cause teeth discolouration, and this process can be sped up by exposing teeth to blue light.(Shutterstock)

This new technique lets you whiten teeth safely without damaging enamel

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 11:55 AM IST
How to whiten teeth: A new method to whiten teeth uses modified titanium dioxide nanoparticles activated with blue light. It is less harmful for the enamel than existing teeth whitening procedures.
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A combination of heavy smoking and alcohol consumption can raise the risk of mouth cancer.(Shutterstock)
A combination of heavy smoking and alcohol consumption can raise the risk of mouth cancer.(Shutterstock)

Smokers at higher risk of losing teeth, almost twice as fast than non-smokers

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 04:59 PM IST
Smoking poses a higher risk of mouth pain, cavities and gum recession.
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