Dental health is about more than just pretty white teeth. Poor dental healthin particular gum diseaseis linked to a greater risk of heart disease and early labor in pregnancy. The first step to having healthy teeth and gums is to floss and brush your teeth regularly.
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Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help.
Gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke, a new study suggests.
THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Toothless heart disease patients are nearly twice as likely to die as those who have all their teeth, a new study suggests. Gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss, and gum disease-related inflammation is believed to play a role in the narrowing of arteries, the researchers [...]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Although British teeth have long been a subject of satire in the United States, a new stereotype-busting study is giving the British a little something to smile about. Researchers have found evidence that British oral health is actually as good, or even better, than it is [...]
New research suggests that a “no-drill” approach can halt tooth decay in many cases.