A study conducted by Rutgers University revealed a trend in which patients with 10 to 19 teeth were more likely to be at risk for malnutrition. Those patients classified as … Read More →
From mouthwash to thicker floss, here’s what the experts recommend after age 50 in AARP’s article, Finding Better Dental Tools to Clean Older Teeth.
Think twice the next time you’re tempted to skip brushing your teeth — you might just save your life. Read more about preventing chronic diseases in this AARP article.
Researchers report that in adults whose hypertension was being treated with medications, systolic blood pressure got higher as the health of their teeth and gums declined. Find out more about … Read More →
Poor dental hygiene has been linked to a range of health problems, some of them serious, because your mouth is a repository of bacteria. And what many people fail to … Read More →
Jaw pain can be caused by a variety of things, from sinus pressure to gum disease to TMJ. There are many treatments that can help with this pain, most of … Read More →
A recently published study from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine may just make your day a little perkier. The results show that “higher coffee consumption was … Read More →
Research has shown that the bacteria that cause gum disease could also be linked to heart disease. Although gum disease has been linked to many diseases in the past, this … Read More →
An international research team has discovered what they call a “microbial pompeii” on 1000-year-old teeth. The hardened dental plaque (also known as calculus) surrounding the teeth has preserved bacteria and … Read More →
A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found a certain bacteria, Porphyromonas gingivalis, in the brains of four of ten samples of brain tissue of Alzheimer’s patients. This bacteria, … Read More →