|Etymology/ Definition||दन्तान् दृढीकरोति इति ।|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – ‘ Danta’ means teeth , ‘ Daard`hya’ means hardness, fixedness , stability , strength ( i. e. Increasing dental strength )|
|Implied Meaning||These are the external or internal medications, which give the strength to the teeth and gums making them strong and long lasting.|
|Elaboration||Dantyadaard`hyakara means to make teeth strong. Medicines like Bakula, Tila, Khadira, Arimeda etc. and therapeutic procedures like Dhoomapaana, Gan`d`oosha, Dantadhaavana etc. are helpful in making teeth strong .|
Teeth are Upadhaatu of Asthi . Aggravated Vaayu causes depletion of teeth. In such cases Sneha Gan`d`oosha is advisable .
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