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A wisdom tooth or third molar is one of the three molars per quadrant of the human dentition. It is the most posterior (most distal) of the three. Wisdom teeth generally erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. Most adults have four wisdom teeth (a third molar in each of the four quadrants), but it is possible to have fewer or more, in which case the extras are called supernumerary teeth. Wisdom teeth commonly affect other teeth as they develop, becoming impacted or “coming in sideways”. They are often extracted when this occurs.
Calcium is a key component for building strong bones, as you probably know, and milk products are loaded with it. In fact, just 1 cup of milk provides almost 300 milligrams of calcium. But that’s not all; dairy products keep your teeth as healthy as your bones throughout your life. So, is milk good for your teeth? The answer is a resounding yes, and here’s why.
Smiling slows the heart and relaxes the body. This lets the heart work without overworking. People who smile and laugh often are less likely to develop heart disease. Smiling also temporarily reduces blood pressure.
Stress is a common problem in the modern world that causes a myriad of health problems. Stress relief may be as simple as smiling a little more throughout the day. Smiling releases endorphins that counteract and diminish the stress hormones
It is World Oral Health Day 2016 – our message to all from Alvi Dental
Brush Twice a day and for at least two minutes – a good four minutes brushing will keep your teeth health which easily accounts for 90% of the dentistry we do – so do yourself a favour brush and keep away from the dental chair
Dr. Arif Alvi WOHD16 Message (HD)Dr. Arif Alvi’s message on World Oral Health Day 2016.
We’re proud to share that, he was the person, as a leading counsellor for the world dental federation credited with the idea of starting the world oral health day — this public service initiative is in its fifth year running
In 2014 Dr Arif Alvi insisted upon the Govt of Pakistan to adopt 20th March as national oral health day and the resolution was adopted on 25th February 2014 in the National Assembly
Brush twice a day and for at least two minutes using a fluoride based toothpaste
Dr. Arif Alvi's message on World Oral Health Day 2016. We're proud to share that, he was the person, as a leading counsellor for the world dental federation credited with the idea of starting the world oral health day — this public service initiative is in its fifth year runningIn 2014 Dr Arif Alvi insisted upon the Govt of Pakistan to adopt 20th March as national oral health day and the resolution was adopted on 25th February 2014 in the National Assembly Brush twice a day and for atleast two minutes using a flouride based toothpaste#WOHD16 #ItAllStartsHere #AlviDental
Posted by Alvi Dental Hospital on Sunday, March 20, 2016
Dr. Awab Alvi’s message on the World Oral Health Day 2016
Do you know for a fact that 44% of the global population that is 3 billion people across the world suffer from dental cavities – 90% of all dental diseases are preventable by YOU brushing your teeth twice a day and for at least two minutes
Dr. Awab Alvi's message on the World Oral Health Day 2016Do you know for a fact that 44% of the global population that is 3 billion people across the world suffer from dental cavities – 90% of all dental diseases are preventable by YOU brushing your teeth twice a day and for at least two minutes #WOHD16 #ItAllStartsHere #AlviDental
Posted by Alvi Dental Hospital on Sunday, March 20, 2016
Alvi Dental is proud to share that it has just been awarded the 2016 Customer Service Award by WhatClinic – this comes after years of interaction with our patients to be appreacited for excellence in Customer Service – this is perfectly in line with our honest treatment planning and pleasent interaction with all our patietns alike which earns us the respect to be seen excelling in customer service
WhatClinic is a healthcare search engine which directs patients across the globe in helping them select their best healtcare provider – Customers rated clinics based on how well the clinic treated them, how quickly they were contacted and seen, and how happy they were with the treatment. Alvi Dental is a proud recipient of 2016 Customer Service Award by WhatClinic
We at Alvi Dental are excited to share the opening of our new location on Khy-e-Shahbaz – this location comes after many requests by our clientele to have our cutting edge dental practice in DHA/Clifton area also.
The new practice location is a three corner, four story structure, with a breathtaking view of the city of Karachi from practically every floor. The building is custom built and has been modified to cater to our dental practice. It is punctuated with a tastefully decorated interior and ensures that our patients feel comfortable and at home
The Ground floor has spacious seating with a reception to greet you upon arrival. We have ample seating to accommodate accompanying attendants but our goal is to promptly seat our clients in the executive dental clinics for further treatment, valuing their time.
The Second Floor is reserved for staff & doctors offices – this floor also houses our state of the art sterilization setup – a 23-Ltr (high volume) Class B (best standard) equipment specially imported from Germany which ensures that our patients get only the best in sterilization. It heats all sealed pouches to 134ºC under pressure of 15 to 30 psi – the equipment is geared towards total protection, if there is any lapse in the process, the machine just does not work, and no shortcuts – ensuring our pledge to have the most highly certified internationally accepted sterilization standard.
The Third Floor boasts a breathtaking view of Karachi and is reserved for all our Executive clinics, three spacious operatories. Each operatory has the top of the line A-Dec 500 series dental chair specially imported from the US. This particular line is renowned for their plush feel and are extremely comfortable. The third floor also has a Carl Zeiss Root Canal Microscope & a Kodak Carestream 3D/CTBT/OPG/Ceph machine, the only CTBT three dimensional Cat-Scan Dental Xray machine in Pakistan
The Fourth Floor has two additional dental chairs, one reserved for children dentistry with a play area and the other a more spacious dental operatory with the possibility of accommodating clients having more complex dental procedures.
Special care was taken in designing this facility, to optimally deliver the best possible services to all our patients, this office is geared to be fully paperless, with a full gigabit network, connecting all our internal computers and simultaneously connected to a live database sharing between both our locations (Sindhi Muslim & Shahbaz), so we can jointly manage all our patients records as a unified service, all previous history, x-rays & database accessible a mere mouse click away.
Were excited to welcome you to our new location, or swing by the setup in Sindhi Muslim, take a pick which ever suits you best
Calcium helps protect your teeth against gum (periodontal) disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy.
Since women are more likely to get gum disease if they don’t absorb enough calcium from their daily diet, it’s especially important for everyone to eat and drink plenty of calcium–rich foods.
Drinking 1% low–fat or nonfat (skim) milk will help you gain the most nutrients without the extra artery–clogging fat of 2% or whole milk.
It goes without saying that Islam is a religion which pays attention to the cleanliness, decency, and the good appearance and smell of its adherents. Muslims are recommended to appear decent and clean. They also are to keep their mouth clean by using a brush or miswak
Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior lecturer and Islamic scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto states
It is absolutely fine to brush one’s teeth in the morning with toothpaste while fasting so long as one takes care not to swallow the paste. Toothpaste is not intended for consumption. Fast is only broken when it goes directly into our system. To say that one cannot use toothpaste is nothing but rigidity
The eminent Muslim scholar, Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi, adds,
If anything reaches the stomach, it breaks one’s fast according to the majority of Muslim jurists. If one is cautious and brushes his teeth and out of forgetfulness some traces of the toothpaste reach his stomach, he is not sinful, as Allah forgives the mistakes of Muslims that are made unintentionally
While the renowned scholar Zakir Naik had this to say on the specific question