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Chewing sugar-free Gum Could Save Over $4 Billion in Dental Visits

While you may not save $4.1 billion yourself, you might save a significant amount of money by using sugar-free gum to help prevent tooth decay.

 

How Menopause May Be Affecting Your Dental Health – and a Possible Solution

Along with the list of symptoms already associated with menopause, a study published in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine found that estrogen deficiency may be a cause of dental health problems. The researchers concluded that bone loss, weak and brittle teeth, and diseases associated with the areas surrounding teeth can be indicators that a hormone problem may be present.

 

Your Dentist Might Be the First to Notice Your High Blood Pressure

Everyone knows regular visits to the dentist are important. But they may be even more beneficial than you thought. Why? Because you might have hypertension without realizing it. Often referred to as high blood pressure, hypertension often has no significant signs or symptoms, yet it can cause serious health problems.

 

Which is Better for Your Oral Health: Vaping or Smoking?

If you want to protect your oral heath, should you: A) Vape B) Smoke The answer is “None of the above."

 

Dental Phobia Increases Likelihood of Cavities and Missing Teeth

Are you afraid to go to the dentist? Ironically, this may increase your need to visit the dentist.

 

Your Gum Disease May Be Linked to Your Stroke Risk

Red, swollen gums may not seem important. But they may signal a greater risk for something that could change your life dramatically: a stroke.

 

Hormone Therapy: Better Bones, Better Sex Drive … and Better Teeth?

Estrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage difficulties with menopause. These include the reduction of hot flashes, improved heart health and bone density, and maintaining levels of sexual satisfaction.

 

Fast Food Can Be Worse for Your Health Than You Thought

Fast food being bad for your waistline is hardly news. The fact that fast food can also be bad for your oral health might surprise some people. Three examples of the negative effects of fast food on your oral health were cited by Russell Roderick, DMD recently in Dentistry Today.

 

Are Bleeding Gums Linked to Premature Babies?

Are you at risk for delivering a premature baby? Your gums might provide part of the answer. The relationship between the the oral health of the mother and the health of a baby has been shown in several studies.

 

Are Low Testosterone and Gum Infection Linked?

There is a debate in the medical community as to whether there is an association between low testosterone and chronic periodontitis, a serious infection of the gums.

 
 
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