In this video, Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India, will talk and explain about dental infection, in this video. Dental disease are very common in humans. Dental infection is also one of the reason of losing teeth and having complications. Dr. Mahesh tells us that dental infection is any infection between the teeth and the gums. The main cause of dental infection is tooth decay or dental caries and gum diseases. He also explains how these conditions progress to an advanced stages. Dental infections can occur post-surgery or any trauma to the jaw, teeth or the surrounding tissues. The dental infection can lead to abscess formation. He will further discuss about the symptoms of dental infection which are throbbing pain, sensitivity, pain during chewing and biting, fever, swelling, etc.
Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Verma, Director - Principal of Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi Awardee of Padma Shri for his immense contribution in the field of dental sciences. First Doctor to bring about dental awareness through his team in the form of Dental Health Mela organised every year in the city of Delhi. Instrumental in setting up the best dental Institute of the country, currently known as a "Centre of Excellence" treating thousands of underprivileged and common citizens every day in a "State of the Art" modern facilities. A recipient of Dr. B. C. Roy highest National Medical Award by President of India in the year 2008 and other awards including Fellowships from many national and international organizations and academic bodies. Currently involved along with IIT Delhi to develop indigenous dental Implant under CSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.