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Can Good Oral Health Help Slow Dementia?

A recent study conducted among individuals with mild to moderate dementia raises interesting questions about the relationship between oral health and dementia. Specifically, the study found that the presence of gum disease was associated with a six-fold increase in the rate of cognitive decline.

 

Dental Education Needed for Patients with Bulimia

In a survey of women with bulimia, an eating disorder associated with vomiting, more than 90 percent said they had dental problems. It has previously been found that vomiting can cause issues with tooth enamel and mouth sores, among other oral problems.

 

Poor Dental Health May Be a Risk Factor for Depression

Poor dental health has previously been linked to depression. Now researchers have found that your oral health could also be a risk factor for this mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.

 

Is Morning Breath Inevitable?

"Morning breath," the bad breath associated with waking up in the morning, is a universal condition. The reason? The reduced production of saliva while asleep.

 

Brushing Your Teeth Never Sounded So Good

Do you find brushing your teeth boring? If so, you're not alone. However, if that boredom leads to inconsistent or poor quality brushing, that can be bad for your oral health. Over time, poor brushing habits can lead to cavities and gingivitis, not to mention bad breath.

 

Red Wine: Good for Health But Not Oral Health?

People have heard about the possible health benefits of red wine, but should be concerned about the effect of alcohol on their oral health. Alcoholic drinks such as red wine can leave a mark on your teeth, according to Dentistry Today.

 

Poor Dental Health May Be a Risk Factor for Depression

Poor dental health has previously been linked to depression. Now researchers have found that your oral health could also be a risk factor for this mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.

 

Wearing Dentures While Sleeping Increases Pneumonia Risk

Don't wear dentures during sleep. That is the conclusion of a recent study that suggests that doing doing so could double the risk of pneumonia in the very elderly.

 

Wearing Dentures While Sleeping Increases Pneumonia Risk

Don't wear dentures during sleep. That is the conclusion of a recent study that suggests that doing doing so could double the risk of pneumonia in the very elderly.

 

Possible BPA Link to Tooth Defect Identified

A tooth enamel defect affecting up to 18 percent of children ages 6 to 9 years may be linked to BPA, a recent study concluded.

 
 
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