29 10, 2018

Why gum disease can affect so much more than your oral health

by Marelize Wilke for Health24 Gum disease isn’t just disastrous for your teeth, but also for the rest of your body. Here is why you should step up your oral health routine Have you been skimping on your oral care routine lately? Be aware that there is much more at stake than only your teeth and [...]

29 10, 2018

Should you brush or floss first?

By Dental Tribune USA, September 5, 2018 Researchers have found that flossing before brushing may be the ideal sequence for the most thorough removal of dental plaque. The report is featured in the Journal of Periodontology (JOP), which is published by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP). Titled “The Effect of Toothbrushing and Flossing Sequence on Interdental [...]

29 10, 2018

Taking Care Of Your Teeth May Help Prevent Cancer

by Ben Renner HELSINKI, Finland — Oral health might play an important role in preventing cancer, two recent studies suggest. Researchers from the University of Helsinki say the bacteria Treponema denticola, which causes periodontitis, is linked to the development of certain oral cancers, as well as pancreatic and others. In one study, the researchers found the same indicators [...]

29 10, 2018

To Lower Your Dementia Risk, Experts Recommend Looking After Your Teeth

By Emily Woodruff | October 10th, 2018 Your teeth and your brain are both housed in your head, but what does oral care have to do with the health of your brain? That’s the question scientists were trying to answer when they discovered that periodontal disease—an inflammatory condition that eventually leads to the loss of teeth—could [...]

29 10, 2018

Poor Dental Health Associated With Other Serious Health Risks

By Erik Lief — October 10, 2018 "Been to the dentist recently for a cleaning?" (Actually, no I haven't.) "Well, at least you brush your teeth at least twice a day, every day, without fail, right?" (As a matter of fact, I do let it slide sometime and I could be a lot better at it. But [...]