7 Habits of Highly Effective Dental Care

Playing off the title of the famous Stephen Covey publication, this article will focus on maintaining optimal care for your Dental Hygeine by forming proven and successful habits.   Habit 1 – Brush At Least Twice Daily   If nothing else, remember that brushing your teeth with an ADA recommended toothbrush at least twice daily […]

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Ancient dental plaque: A ‘whey’ into our milk drinking past?

We drink milk because it is good for us, but we rarely stop to think “Why?” Archaeologists and geneticists have been puzzling this question since it was revealed that the mutations which enable adults to drink milk are under the strongest selection of any in the human genome. These mutations cause the intestinal enzyme lactase […]

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Mysteries of the Mouth: The Hit New Oral Hygiene Musical

In order to understand how to better your oral hygiene you must know what other parts of your mouth exist beyond teeth and how to care for them. Read on to learn more about the mysteries of the mouth and how we compare it to a Broadway musical. The Teeth – Stars of the Show When […]

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Predicting Aggressiveness of Oral Cancer

Studying mouth cancer in mice, researchers have found a way to predict the aggressiveness of similar tumors in people, an early step toward a diagnostic test that could guide treatment, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “All patients with advanced head and neck cancer get similar treatments,” said Ravindra […]

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Different Types Of Dentures and Their Benefits

Patients are often hesitant to the idea of getting dentures. When faced with teeth loss, the self-esteem of a person can be slowly but surely degrading. There are many different types of dentures that are available to the general public today and before making any major decisions, a potential patient must be informed about the […]

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Beyond Tooth Decay: Why Good Dental Hygiene is Important

In this spotlight feature, to coincide with National Dental Hygiene Month, we peer beneath the plaque to investigate what other – perhaps unexpected – health conditions are affected by poor dental health. Alzheimer’s disease In 2010, researchers from New York University (NYU) concluded that there is a link between gum inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease, after […]

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Finding Oral Cancer at the Early Stages

Many people believe that cancer cells are found by testing your blood count. This can be proven true in some cases but can many times be false. During a checkup a dentist will look at the patient’s mouth and attempt to find any types of lumps or patches of red or white areas. This is […]

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