Entries by mpollak

Despite Staining, Coffee Strengthens Teeth

There’s good news for people who need their morning cup of coffee to get through their day. In addition to other health benefits like protecting the liver; boosting metabolism; and reducing the risks of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, coffee may help teeth by preventing bone loss in the jaw, according to the AGD. Plus, […]

Interdental cleaning is important to our oral health

Following coverage in the news that there is a lack of evidence that using dental floss is beneficial to oral health, leading health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, have highlighted the continued importance of regular interdental cleaning.

Teens Avoid Sugary Beverages With Health Warning Labels

Teenagers are less likely to say they would buy sugar-sweetened beverages that include health warning labels, according to the University of Pennsylvania. This research builds on earlier work by the university showing that parents were less likely to choose sugary beverages with health warning labels for their children. “The average teen in the United States […]

Hidden tooth infections may predispose people to heart disease

According to a study carried out at the University of Helsinki, an infection of the root tip of a tooth increases the risk of coronary artery disease, even if the infection is symptomless. Hidden dental root tip infections are very common: as many as one in four Finns suffers from at least one. Such infections […]

Breakthrough toothpaste ingredient hardens your teeth while you sleep

A new toothpaste ingredient which puts back the lost minerals from tooth enamel and helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity while you sleep is available online and from specialist dental distributors now. It is expected to be available through high street stores by the end of the year. The new BioMinF toothpaste ingredient provides a […]