How Brushing Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Later in Life

Every day, researchers are finding ways in which your oral health relates to your overall health. A recent study out of the University of Bergen in Norway has connected gingivitis bacteria to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that the bacteria that causes gingivitis can progress to the brain. That bacteria creates an enzyme that can destroy Read More

The Common Denominator: Two Factors You Should Consider for Both Electric & Manual Toothbrushes

Home Alone’s Kevin told us that the toothbrush to buy is always the one that’s been approved by the American Dental Association, but apart the ADA’s stamp of approval, there are other factors you can use to shop for an effective toothbrush. The ADA’s seal guarantees that the toothbrush in your hand won’t fall apart Read More

Bad Teeth Can Affect Your Productivity

Having a healthy, attractive smile is a great asset. It’s not just your ability to charm people you meet. It goes far beyond that. If your teeth aren’t healthy or attractive, it can be a significant impairment to your productivity. Missing Work for Dental Care Everybody likes a day off from work now and then, Read More

“Healthy” Sweet Tooth Recipes May Actually Be Bad for Your Teeth

Most of us have a natural craving for sweet foods that probably served us well when the main source of sugar was whole fruits that are also high in nutrients. And we often had to earn that sugar by walking miles or climbing high into a tree. But now that sugar is so readily available Read More

Mothers’ Smoking During Pregnancy Leads to Children’s Missing Teeth

Hypodontia is a condition in which children fail to develop all their permanent teeth. The risk that children will develop this condition may be increased by mothers’ smoking during pregnancy, according to a new study from the University of Otago. Retrospective Comparison For this study, researchers looked at 83 children with hypodontia and 253 Read More

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