You eat with them. You speak with them. You smile with them. In fact, you spend most of your life with them. What are they? Your teeth. As long as they don’t cause you pain or problems, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your teeth. They are, however, a very important member of your […]
Now it seems that Swedish researchers have a found a new factor that influences the risk of suffering from dementia: Chewing ability.
Scientists have managed to produce a new kind of glass ceramic with a nanocrystalline structure, which seems to be well suited for use in dentures and bridges
Individuals who received frequent dental x-rays in the past have an increased risk of developing a benign brain tumor called meningioma.
Research conducted at Malmö University’s Dental Faculty has proved that children born before the 33rd week of pregnancy will grow permanent teeth that are up to 10% smaller in size compared with other children. The research was conducted by orthodontist Liselotte Paulsson-Björnsson, who examined the permanent front teeth and 1st molars in 80 children aged […]
Several studies show that there is a link between periodontal disease in pregnant women and premature birth. What is the link and how can you protect yourself?
Research points to an oral bacteria as a contributing factor to the development of multiple sclerosis. Results can affect the treatment of multiple sclerosis and provide new markers for disease activity.
Many of the problems that denture wearers experience can be avoided with the proper care and cleaning. Here are three simple steps to taking proper care of your dentures.
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Chicago have extracted and cultivated stem cells that can make lost teeth ‘grow back into’ the jaw.
Have you ever met someone who you immediately knew was wearing dentures? It doesn’t have to be like that. These days dentures can be made to look so natural that only the trained eye can tell that they’re not your natural teeth. How?
Manufacturers of mouth rinse products often claim that their products are effective against gum disease and plaque. But that is simply not true.