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.
Overweight and obesity have been associated with increased periodontitis risk. However, uncertainty persists regarding the causal relationship of such conditions. In this study, participants were followed periodically since their birth. Anthropometric measures and habits were assessed during the life-course. Periodontal examinations comprised a full-mouth probing at six sites per tooth using a PCP2 probe. Two
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
THIS FILM, first shown at Europerio 8, was a collaboration between the British Society of Periodontology and the British Society for Dental Hygiene and Therapy and led by UCL Eastman Dental Institute with support from the UCL Public Engagement Unit. Please view the film ‘The Sound of Periodontitis’ and complete the very brief survey at
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