High cholesterol levels are seen as a cause of dangerous deposits in the bloodstream, which lead to hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). As a consequence, thrombosis, strokes, and heart attacks can develop, which are among the leading causes of death in Western society....
According to a new survey, almost all adults in Washington believe that oral health is important to their overall health. These views are supported by medical, dental and public health experts who confirm that good oral health is an essential part of being healthy and fit....
For all intents and purposes, we really get only one shot to take care of our teeth. The good news is, science and research have taken a front seat in dental education, making today's dentist savvy on "prevention" dentistry rather than the "drill, fill and bill" mentality...
Tooth loss and bleeding gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged, a new study contends.
A compound discovered in cranberries, proanthocyanidine, prevents plaque formation on teeth and so mouthwashes containing it are being developed to prevent periodontal disease.
Dental abscesses are a common problem nationwide. Studies show that dental abscesses result in hundreds of thousands of visits to the emergency departments every year, with many of those patients being admitted to the hospital for treatment.
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