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Excess of fluoride can harm your teeth, new study
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Excess of fluoride can harm your teeth, new study

According to latest research, exposing teeth to excessive fluoride can alter calcium signaling, mitochondrial function, and gene expression in the cells forming tooth enamel. This gives novel explanation for how dental fluorosis, a condition caused by overexposure to fluoride during childhood, arises. The study, led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry, was recently published…

Study finds new oral findings in Children with PWS
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Study finds new oral findings in Children with PWS

According to recent research, Children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) secrete less saliva and more acidic saliva than do their healthy peers. These changes put them at a higher risk of tooth decay (caries) and oral disorders like gingivitis (inflammation of gums), the study reported. Good dental care should be an “essential part” of PWS care,…

Dental cavities and periodontitis share something in common
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Dental cavities and periodontitis share something in common

Sweet drinks, sugar, and so-called fermentable carbohydrates may promote both cavities and periodontal disease contrary to conventional wisdom, according to the authors of a recent review published in Journal of Oral Microbiology. Two established researchers suggest that the demineralization of hard tissue in caries and the inflammation seen in patients with gingivitis and periodontitis are…

Your smile can make you more attractive: New Study
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Your smile can make you more attractive: New Study

According to a study published recently in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, men and women find the grin of a smiling person to be the feature that most affects attractiveness. Women found a smile to be most responsible for facial attractiveness. For men, a smile also was ranked the most important factor in…

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…


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