8 December 2014
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Worst Holiday Foods and Drinks for Teeth

Worst Holiday Foods and Drinks for Teeth   From candy to pies to stuffing to turkey and beyond, many overindulge food-wise during the holiday season. However, gaining “holiday weight” isn’t the only concern when enjoying that extra slice of fruitcake, as teeth suffer during this season as well. Let’s check out some of the worst […]


5 December 2014
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Caring For Dental Implants: Tips

Caring For Dental Implants: Tips   Receiving dental implants is an involved and expensive process, so it makes sense that taking meticulous care of implants is essential. Once you recover from the procedure, which generally includes minor swelling and bleeding, it’s time to resume eating normal foods and taking care of your dental implants. Let’s […]


3 December 2014
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Link Between Proper Dental Care and Reduced Respiratory Infection Risk

Link Between Proper Dental Care and Reduced Respiratory Infection Risk in ICU Patients   We know proper oral hygiene contributes to overall health in addition to preventing gum disease and other dental problems. However, recent evidence suggests oral health’s connection to lower respiratory health, and the potential to help intensive care patients avoid lower respiratory-related […]


1 December 2014
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Dental Care Travel Tips

Dental Care Travel Tips   The holiday season marks one of the busiest travel times of the year, and whether on the road (or on a plane or train) in the next few weeks or any other month, it’s important to maintain proper oral hygiene. Let’s look at a few tips for ensuring dental health […]


28 November 2014
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The Role of Salivary Mucins in Cavity Prevention

The Role of Salivary Mucins in Cavity Prevention   A new study recently published in the scientific journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology found salivary mucins, or key mucus components, actually protect teeth from the cariogenic bacterium, Streptococcus mutans. The research suggests boosting “native defenses” is a way to prevent cavities.   S. mutans attach to […]

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