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26 OCT 2015
Tooth decay risk doubles in children exposed to secondhand smoke
Exposure to secondhand smoke at 4 months of age is associated with an increased risk of tooth decay at age 3 years, concludes a study published in The BMJ today.
Parents who smoke put their children's teeth at risk.
19 OCT 2015
Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums (gingiva)
It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth - plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to periodontitis, which is more serious and can eventually lead to loss of teeth.
12 OCT 2015
Is Exercise Bad for Your Teeth?
Vigorous exercise is good for almost all of the body — except perhaps the teeth, according to a surprising new study of athletes. The study, published in The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, found that heavy training may contribute to dental problems in unexpected ways.
05 OCT 2015
Coconut oil could reduce dental caries
Researchers think that coconut oil may be of great interest to the oral health industry in the future because a new study has found that its natural antibiotic properties strongly inhibit the growth of bacteria that cause oral infections. The researchers suggest that the oil could be integrated into commercial dental consumer products to combat tooth decay.
01 OCT 2015
6 Unexpected Ways to Use Baking Soda
Baking soda isn’t just for cooking and cleaning. It also has many health benefits, like relieving heartburn when added to water and soothing irritated bug bites and psoriasis flare-ups when applied to the affected area.
28 SEP 2015
Malocclusion could be prevented by exclusive breastfeeding
A number of studies have demonstrated that breastfeeding has long-lasting health effects throughout life, including dental development and susceptibility to oral diseases. Now, research conducted at the University of Adelaide has provided new evidence that breastfeeding may protect against malocclusions in children.
21 SEP 2015
Breakfast people have better breath
Tongue coating and insufficient oral hygiene, such as irregular tongue scraping, are among the primary reasons for oral malodour. Now, a study of 665 adolescents in Japan has found that skipping breakfast equally contributes to the development of bad breath.
14 SEP 2015
The Tooth-Friendly Diet
What you eat affects your mouth not only by building healthier teeth and gums, but also by helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Learn how to eat the best diet for your teeth, including the foods to eat, beverages to drink, and what to avoid.
08 SEP 2015
Vitamin D during pregnancy may lower infant caries risk
Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with bone defects by a number of studies. New research from Japan has now provided additional evidence that it may also be involved in the development of tooth decay. In a study of 1,210 Japanese mother–child pairs, scientists found that dental caries was less prevalent in children whose mothers had a higher vitamin D intake during pregnancy.
07 SEP 2015
WDS Laboratory introduces this R.O.C.S.® Sensation Whitening toothpaste, which effectively whitens stained teeth, strengthens the enamel and restores its clean and healthy appearance and helps prevent formation of plaque and pigmentation.
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