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Don’t forget brushing for a healthier brain
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Don’t forget brushing for a healthier brain

In a recent study, experts found that the bacteria which cause gum disease have been implicated as a cause of dementia.  So heres sharing everything you need to know: What is gum disease and why should I be worried about it? Gum disease, also known as gingivitis in its mild form, occurs when bacteria accumulate…

Histatin 5-The future of caries treatment
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Histatin 5-The future of caries treatment

Dentist and researcehrs all over the world have been striving hard to find one molecule that can end the drillings and fillings all together. Recently, Scientists have created a peptide with antimicrobial and remineralizing properties to help prevent and maybe even reverse tooth decay. The molecule combines salivary peptide histatin 5, which already showed promise…

Gingivitis & Pregnancy: What One Need to Know
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Gingivitis & Pregnancy: What One Need to Know

Plenty of women find that their gums bleed easily during pregnancy. It’s one of the many surprises that one probably didn’t know about when they signed up to bring new life into the world. The dentist may give a diagnosis of pregnancy gingivitis when they complain about bleeding gums. Gingivitis, a mild form of gum…

Experts find adverse health effects with vaping
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Experts find adverse health effects with vaping

BALTIMORE: Recently, scientists who are investigating the potential health effects of vaping, have reported that inhaling vapor from electronic cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It’s a condition known to be caused by smoking traditional cigarettes. Additionally, both smoking and vaping were found to increase the odds…

Pancreatic cancer is linked with oral microbes: New study
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Pancreatic cancer is linked with oral microbes: New study

Oral health and disease are closely tied to changes in oral microbial status. The oral microbiome consists of over 700 species of bacteria that colonize the human mouth. Distinct oral microbial ecosystems have been characterized for conditions like gingivitis and dental caries. Specific microbes, including Porphyromonas gingivalis and Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, have been implicated in periodontal…

VIRTUAL REALITY: Changing the paradigm of Dentistry
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VIRTUAL REALITY: Changing the paradigm of Dentistry

Don’t be too quick to think virtual reality (VR) is not for your dental practice. Recent studies are revealing that VR can decrease the perception of pain in patients, and this can lead to scheduling more treatment. 1. Virtual reality (VR) has the ability to remove the association of fear, pain, and anxiety during patients’…

Want to get confidence? Focus on oral health: New study reveals
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Want to get confidence? Focus on oral health: New study reveals

BLOOMFIELD: A worldwide health services organization, Cigna recently released a study. The research helps confirm the connection between oral health and confidence. The study showed that people who reported having “excellent” oral health had higher self-confidence than those who reported “fair to poor oral health.” Researchers also noted that the insecurities about smiles and oral…


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