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Gum disease may be the cause of Alzheimer’s. Jan 13th, 2020

Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.  A privately sponsored study has confirmed that the bacteria that cause gum disease are present in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, not only in their mouths.  The study finds that in mice, the bacteria trigger brain changes typical of the...

Implant Jan 12th, 2020

There are many advantages to dental implants, including: Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your own teeth. Because they are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent. Improved speech. With poor-fitting dentures, the teeth can slip within your mouth, causing you to mumble or slur your words....

Do you brush or floss first? Dec 3rd, 2018

The study assessed 25 participants, who were asked to brush their teeth first, then use dental floss to clean the spaces between their teeth (brush-floss).  In the second phase the same group was asked to floss first, then brush their teeth (floss-brush).  Researchers discovered that the ammount of dental plaque...