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 …

What are the Quickest and Easiest Ways to Improve Your Smile?

DaffodilWith spring almost here, it is a great time to look at how to improve your smile, and there are lots of quick and easy cosmetic dentistry techniques that need not cost a lot of money.

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Resolve to Have Better Dental Health This Year

Nearly one month into the New Year, many of us will have already slipped up on keeping those New Year’s resolutions, so how about making a new one?  How about doing something to improve your dental health this year? This …

Could a Wireless Tooth Tattoo Detect Dental Disease in the Future?

It looks as if the answer is quite possibly yes, as researchers at Princeton and Tufts University have been developing a tattoo that can be placed on teeth. The research team consists of bio-engineers and nano scientists, and it’s hoped …

Kissing Your Dog Could Increase Your Risk of Gum Disease

Lots of people have pretty affectionate relationships with their pet pooches, letting their dog ‘kiss’ them on the mouth and lick them as a sign of affection. However some new research might just change their mind. Researchers in Japan carried …

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

© Krisztian PinterCongratulations if you are vigilant over your oral health, and give yourself a pat on the back if you visit your dentist at regular intervals, but are you replacing your toothbrush often enough? This one is surprisingly easy to overlook, …

Research Shows Possible Link between Bowel Cancer and Gum Disease

Gum disease has already been linked to a number of serious conditions, and now research has shown it may also be associated with bowel cancer. It’s thought bacterium usually associated with gum disease could prove to be a precursor in …

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