“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
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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
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
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
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Article from The Satellite COLGATE has released new research as part of a national report into the country’s second most costly diet-related disease, which affects nine out of ten Australian adults – tooth decay – and it’s not just adults being affected. Tooth decay is considered to be Australia’s most chronic disease for children and
Written by Dentistry Today Many people don’t realize it but the adverse impact of sugar intake is just as bad for teeth as it is for the increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The information came to the forefront again because of new plans soon to be underway in the United
Article by Dentistry Today The acidity of red wine leaves a mark on your teeth and over time that takes its toll. A survey released recently showed that only 16% of people are concerned with oral health implications when drinking alcohol. This is a problem based on the fact that many alcoholic drinks are filled with