One must wonder…which of our new norms are here to stay and which ones will be gone for good?

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Before the start of Covid-19, we lived in a different world. Some would argue that ‘living in a different’ world may be an exaggeration, but it's true. Who would have thought that the moment you step out of your house, you would see masked people all around you — if you get to see any at all. Who would have thought wearing a mask would become a normal part of our routine, something that was a must, something we could not possibly leave our house without?

With nearly 1,926,625 of the world population taken by COVID-19, the population that now…


Study shows, vegetarians might be at a greater risk for Stroke and Hemorrhage as compared to non- vegetarians

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What is your favorite food?

Does it have meat in it?

Meat is a crucial part of our diet and one must not skip it at any cost. Whether it is Fish, Poultry, Red Meat, or pork, each type of meat has its own specific benefits and importance in our diet — they help fulfill our daily requirements.

What Is the Importance of Meat in our life?


A Short Story

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Maria knew she had to gather the courage to open the door at some point in her life.

She had spent the past few days cleaning, scrubbing even washing the wood and its metal handle at least twice a day – hoping that she would somehow gather the courage to finally turn the doorknob.

It wasn’t, after all, a normal door.

This was the door that led to the most beautiful time of her life. The door led her to her previous self – or more specifically those parts of herself that she had now buried somewhere deep inside.

She…


You must know the origin of your pain before you can treat it.

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Do you know how long a minute is? Ask them from someone who is experiencing dental pain.

Dental symptoms are not only amongst the most common symptoms experienced by an individual but also one of the most painful. These can include:

  1. Toothache
  2. Bleeding Gums
  3. Mouth Ulcers
  4. Fractured Tooth
  5. Sensitivity
  6. Jaw Stiffness
  7. Teething

Where Is The Pain Coming From?


Tooth decay is one of the most misunderstood subjects, and often interpreted differently by everyone.

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Despite being one of the most common health problem experienced by children as well as adults all over the world, Dental caries is still misunderstood by many.

In my last four years as a Dental Student, we have had many patients come up to us with wild theories about their tooth decay.

I would often hear “We are doing everything right, then how come we still end up with a decayed tooth?” or “ I have been brushing my kid's teeth every hour, but he is still sensitive to hot and cold”.

Hence, it was time I addressed some of…


Is it safe to try it at home?

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Have you ever tried DIY crafts at home? With a video tutorial in front of you, it is pretty easy considering how you're mostly just working with paper.

But what if it wasn’t paper anymore? Instead, it was your body, would you feel safe anymore?

With Dental OPDs and offices closed all over the world in this whirlwind of a pandemic, people are getting desperate with each passing day.

Whether it is a cracked tooth, a lost filling, a chipped tooth exposing your inner tooth structures, or just dental caries — it can cause some very uncomfortable symptoms for the…


All it took was social isolation for an Introvert to turn into an Extrovert.

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The quarantine has lasted more than any of us could have anticipated.

Even though the first month was a source of relaxation for most of us, presenting itself a long weekend — or an early summer break.

But at this point, we are like the kid during the last few days of his summer break agitated and desperate to go back to school to meet his friends. In summary, we all are way past our summer break.

3 months in the quarantine, I am not sure if I am lonely or just bored?

According to Wikipedia, The definition of Loneliness…


A little effort every day can completely turn one’s life around.

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How do we find happiness in our lives? It is different for all of us.

For some, it may be at to be at ease with who you truly are, while for others it may be to have a safe circle of friends ready to welcome you unconditionally.

Over time our brain has evolved to sustain, defend, keep us safe. Hence is difficult to feel the positivity sometimes, as this is not how our mind works.

Sure, we have instances of euphoria and times of joy and serenity, but most of us are troubled by constant negative feelings — we‘re…


Each passing day the pages got fuller, and so did my heart.

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With the cloud of negativity that has surrounded us these days, most of us are trying every day to swim towards the light, fighting for a chance to get a breath of fresh air.

Positivity, in such hard times, can be difficult to attain — it can only be achieved through true effort, consistency, and not giving up.

The past few weeks have been particularly difficult for me. Unable to be amused by anything, I had become a negative person. I had lost my spark.

Spark is an inherent personality trait and we all have. For some it is hope…


And This Is Why I Could Not Eat For Days

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I came out positive for Covid-19 on 5th June 2020, and I was a shock, to say the least.

You may have symptoms, you may be seeing it all over the news and social media but you never really expect it to happen to you.

The reason behind my shock was not that I had just gotten myself tested for no reason and possibly wasted a kit, but it was because I did not have the common symptoms that one is expected to have with COVID-19.

My Symptoms:

Saaniya Aamir

A Dentist Who Loves To Write.

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