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New Research Warns of the Dangers of High Acidity Drinks

Recent research carried out in Australia has found popular drinks, including fruit juices, soft drinks and sports drinks can be a triple threat to teeth. The study centred on the way these drinks can affect children and young adult’s teeth, as perhaps their consumption is likely to be higher, but …

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Do You Share Your Toothbrush? Learn Why You Really Shouldn’t

Color Backgrounds 00132Are you guilty of sharing your toothbrush with others? Apparently a considerable percentage of the population has admitted to this dental crime. A recent survey conducted as part of the National Smile Month found nearly 10% of us had shared a toothbrush, and 11% said they would consider doing so …

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Are Your Teeth Looking Their Best for National Smile Month?

foodforhealthyIt’s National Smile Month from 19th of May to 20th June, so is your smile looking its best? If not this could be the month to decide to make a change. National Smile Month has been running for 40 years and helps to promote good oral health. Thousands of individuals …

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Nanodiamonds Could Put a Sparkle in Your Smile

Image courtesy of Alicia SolarioEvery girl knows diamonds are forever, and although they’re more traditionally used in jewellery than in teeth, a recent study has shown they could really put a sparkle in your smile. Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry in collaboration with researchers from the NanoCarbon Research Institute in Japan have …

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Do Vegetarians Have Healthier Gums Than Carnivores?

Fotolia_17254646_Subscription_LIf you’re one of the many vegetarians in the UK then you’ll probably be interested in a recent study that showed non-meat eaters could have healthier gums than meat eaters. The study was carried out by researchers at the Department of Conservative Dentistry, Periodontology and Preventative Dentistry at the Hanover …

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Research Shows an Annual Scale and Polish Could Be Enough to Keep Your Gums in the Pink

Dental examination uid 1426701If you are diligent about keeping your teeth and gums in the very best of health then you’re likely to visit your dentist twice a year for checkups. You’ll almost certainly have a scale and polish at the same time which can be carried out by your dentist or the …

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New Changes to Way Dental Treatment is Provided

FotoliaProfessional teeth cleaning is well known to be an excellent way of helping to improve and preserve oral health, and is something that is generally provided by a dental hygienist. Up until recently the need to see a dentist prior to professional cleaning was mandatory, but this has now changed. …

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Gum Disease May Be Influenced by Genetics

testing_06Gum disease is an extremely serious condition that is not only the major cause of tooth loss in the world, but which also has serious ramifications for overall health. The importance of avoiding this common disease is always being stressed by dentists and hygienists. However now it looks as if …

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Are Modern Diets to Blame for Dental Cavities?

Fotolia_4248708_Subscription_LIt is all too easy to think that our ancestors had rotten oral health with teeth full of cavities and a mouth rife with gum disease. However the truth is a little different, as it turns out prehistoric people had much better oral health than we do today even though …

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Filter Cigarettes Don’t Lessen Damage Caused to Oral Health

Smoking paraphernalia and no smoking sign uid 1344169National No Smoking Day takes place on March 13th, and it’s hoped a new campaign by the Department of Health will encourage more people to quit. Although many people want to stop smoking because they are concerned about the risks of developing lung cancer, wanting to kick the habit for …

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