Archive for July, 2014

What are the Best Toothpastes for Kids?

Visiting a dentist regularly is one of the best ways to maintain proper oral health. Toothpaste also plays an important role in encouraging children to brush and take care of their teeth. Here’s a list of five best toothpastes for kids on the market. (read more)

Dental Implants: Pros and Cons

Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function much like the real thing. Dental implants are particularly useful when the adjacent teeth may be in good condition so that preparing these teeth for a bridge is not desirable, when security of the prosthesis is paramount (eg: public speakers)

Are Lipsticks Harmful to your Dental Health?

Lipstick has become a staple for women. It comes in a variety of styles, colors, and textures to suit every woman’s lifestyle and personality. They wear it every day without realizing the lipsticks they love so much can pose grave health threats for their teeth. (read more)

Not just for the heart, red wine shows promise as cavity fighter

For anyone searching for another reason to enjoy a glass of red wine with dinner, here’s a good one: A new study has found that red wine, as well as grape seed extract, could potentially help prevent cavities. (read more)

Few children receive dental care before recommended age of 1 year

Fewer than one percent of healthy urban children surveyed in Toronto had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and fewer than two per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months. (read more)

Clean before you clean: What’s on your toothbrush just might surprise you

Appropriate toothbrush storage and care are important to achieving personal oral hygiene and optimally effective plaque removal, says Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, assistant professor of periodontology in the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. (read more)

Coffee Could Lead to Healthy Teeth

Recent studies suggest that regularly drinking coffee keeps teeth healthy and clean. The information was determined by a team at the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro. (read more)

What’s the Right Age for a Dental Visit?

A recent study of nearly 500 parents with children younger than 12 was conducted to see how much they knew about dentistry. The results showed that about half of the parents didn’t take their children to visit the dentist on a regular basis. (read more)

New Method May Heal Teeth Without Pain

A new technique may have what it takes to aid tooth healing in a pain-free manner. (read more)

Sugar’s Impact on Tooth Decay Still Major Concern

Many people don’t realize it but the adverse impact of sugar intake is just as bad for teeth as it is for the increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. (read more)


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