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.
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
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 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
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
Article by Dr John Carrigy MDSc (Melb), BDS (Syd) Hons, MRACDS (Perio) DOWNLOAD: Dr John Carrigy Periodontist Talk Notes TAKE HOME POINTS The treatment of Periodontitis follows a set path of clinical action. These “phases” of treatment may differ in their name and number – but the goals of each step are almost universally accepted :
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A simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease, according to a first of its kind study among Aboriginal Australians. The study findings may be of particular importance to Aboriginal Australians, who in general have poorer oral health and higher rates of