Some impressive tooth facts here. Please note we don’t endorse #8! #6 is also worrying. Be sure to contact us if you have any concerns about your teeth.
“As dentists, we see first-hand the growing rate of dental decay and disease. With the increasing rate of dental decay in children, we are particularly concerned about the oral health of future generations,” stated Dr Karin Alexander, ADA President. “As the report states, poor childhood oral health is a strong predictor of poor adult oral
The diagram below shows how a dental implant is used in place of a natural tooth.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 by Foundation Dental
Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. In this spotlight feature, to coincide with National Dental Hygiene Month, we peer beneath the plaque to investigate what other – perhaps
Source: Huff Post Want a healthy smile for life? Cut out or reduce your consumption of the worst foods for your teeth: Ice For some people, part of the fun of a cold, iced beverage is crunching through the cubes once the drink is done. But dentists say chewing ice is a big no-no. “You’d
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 by Foundation Dental
Source: Daily Mail Medics have long warned of the link between cigarettes and gum disease. But it seems passive smoking is also a risk – with those who breathe in second-hand fumes 62 per cent more likely to have unhealthy gums than those who don’t. Researchers at the University of North Carolina analysed the medical
Friday, 20 March 2015 by Foundation Dental
Source: Dental Hub So you’ve sat down after a long, hard day and you’re ready to enjoy one of those guilty pleasures in life; a bowl of your favourite flavoured ice cream. You take your first spoonful and it hits you like a punch in the face, a screaming pain in your tooth. You know
Source: Bite Magazine Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland Clinic Postmenopausal Health Collaboration (CCCPOHC). Researchers found a link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool (known as
Source: Bite Magazine Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated for the first time that chronic periodontitis is closely related to the severity of heart attacks. In a pioneering research, published in the Journal of Dental Research, and titled “Acute myocardial infarct size is related to periodontitis extent and severity,” this team has demonstrated
Friday, 14 November 2014 by Foundation Dental
In a study of African Americans with normal kidney function, those with severe periodontal disease developed chronic kidney disease (CKD) at 4 times the rate of those without severe periodontal disease. The study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection of the oral cavity, and it