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  August 15, 2023

Reduce Liver Cancer Risk Through Dental Care

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast found an unexpected link between liver cancer and poor oral hygiene. Liver infections like hepatitis B and C, cirrhosis due to heavy alcohol consumption, and fatty liver disease from high alcohol intake, high-fat diets, and diabetes contribute to this cancer’s prevalence. Now, poor oral hygiene is a possible risk factor, […]

  July 15, 2023

The Aging Smile: 7 Causes of Tooth Loss in Older Adults

As we age, our pearly whites naturally weaken and become more prone to damage, disease, and tooth loss. Gums also recede with age, exposing more of the tooth surface to potential damage and loss. Losing teeth was once an inevitable part of growing older. But today, we are lucky to have ways to preserve teeth […]

  June 15, 2023

Unsterilized Dental Tools and Risk of Hepatitis, HIV

Back in 2013, an unsanitary dental office in Oklahoma put 7,000 people at risk for hepatitis and HIV. Dr. W. Scott Harrington, the clinic’s principal dentist, risked cross-contamination by reusing needles and performing procedures with dirty, rusty tools. In court records, prosecutors said that Harrington recklessly chose to “place efficiency ahead of patient care.” Even […]

  May 15, 2023

The Process of Dental Implant Recovery

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and 36 million do not have any teeth. This complete loss of teeth is called edentulism, and it affects the most vulnerable populations—the aging and the economically disadvantaged individuals. The common reasons for tooth loss include decay, gum […]

  April 15, 2023

What You Should Know About Using a Night Guard

If you wonder what those transparent or sometimes bright-colored protective devices contact sport athletes wear in their mouths are, they are called mouthguards and were first designed in 1892 by British dentist Woolf Krause. For rugby players, boxers, and other contact sports athletes, mouthguards help prevent injuries to their teeth and gums. Another protective dental […]

  March 15, 2023

Role of Drinking Plenty of Water in Protecting the Teeth

We all know that getting enough water daily is important for health. Since our bodies are made of 60% water, staying hydrated provides many benefits, such as keeping a normal body temperature, lubricating joints, giving skin a healthy glow, and getting rid of body wastes through urination, sweating, and bowel movements.  Aside from these known […]

  February 15, 2023

How to Spot Good Dental Products in the Grocery Store

A mouth with white teeth, fresh breath, healthy gums, and a clean tongue is important to keep a confident smile. In order to achieve this, you need to have good dental products. Good oral care tools are important to maintain proper oral hygiene by effectively preventing plaque buildup, dental caries, bad breath, and periodontal diseases. […]

  October 1, 2022

How Exactly Does Coffee Affect Your Teeth?

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. However, it causes stains on most substances. This includes our teeth. This staining can bring out esthetic problems. Looking into it further, is this the only effect of coffee on our teeth? In this regard, we will provide some explanations using the latest studies […]

  September 1, 2022

Basic Chemistry of Tooth Erosion and Substances to Avoid

After you’ve finished that bottle of cola you’ve been craving, what do you notice? I’m sure none of us are new to that grating feeling on our teeth after some refreshing cola. Have you ever asked yourself what exactly is happening during that moment? In this article, we will be exploring tooth erosion in our […]

  August 1, 2022

Signs You Need Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars that grow at the back of the gums during the late teens or early twenties. By this time, the first 28 adult teeth are already set in place, so, for many people, the wisdom teeth don’t break through the gums and grow out. They sometimes emerge at […]