Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 2015

Bad Dental Hygiene Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

People who fail to keep their teeth clean could be at greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.

A study of brain samples from deceased dementia patients found that they contained unusually high levels of Porphyromonas gingivalis, a type of bacteria which causes gum disease.  […]

What you should know about sensitive teeth

Too Much Mouthwash

Love minty fresh breath? If you swig mouthwash throughout the day, you may set yourself up for a sore mouth. That’s because some products have acids that make already-sensitive teeth worse. The solution: Ask your dentist about neutral fluoride rinses or those that lower sensitivity, and what ingredients to avoid. […]

If you chew sugar-free gum, you may be in luck!

A new study suggests that chewing gum may be as beneficial as flossing. Researchers from the University of Groningen in Holland determined that chewing gum for 10 minutes can remove 100 million bacteria from the mouth. This number is roughly one tenth of the bacteria living in the mouth at any moment. […]

Coffee May Fight Gum Disease

Coffee may have an unintended benefit. Researchers recently determined that drinking coffee could lower the risk of gum disease. A research team at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine conducted the study. Their research indicated that coffee did not have a negative impact on periodontal health.

The study also showed that drinking coffee regularly […]

Cavity Prevention and cheese

Cavity Prevention is one of the most important benefit of cheese:
Cheese is extremely high in its calcium content. This is the most important thing when it comes to strong teeth. In addition, cheese has a very low content of Lactose. Lactose is a substance that comes from food and can harm teeth (The older the […]

Dos and don’ts of choosing the right toothbrush

Confused by the toothbrush aisle? Follow these tips to choose the right toothbrush for your needs […]

How Do to Help Children Care for Their Teeth and Prevent Cavities?

Good childhood dental care starts with regular visits to the dentist’s office. You can make that first appointment when the first teeth erupt, or at least by the time your child turns one. Why are early visits so important? […]

Mouth-Healthy Foods and Drinks

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral health, your diet — what you eat and how often you eat — are important factors. Changes in your mouth start the minute you eat certain foods. […]

6 Tips For Whiter Teeth

Your 32 teeth not only help you to talk and chew, they can make or break your appearance. Read on to find out what you
can do to keep your pearly whites sparkling. […]

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