News tagged with dental health
Are you wrecking your teeth without even knowing it? For instance, chewing on ice or opening stuff with your teeth may be convenient but using your teeth as tools can cause them to crack or chip.
Dentistry May 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
A new review of existing studies points toward a potential role for vitamin D in helping to prevent dental caries, or tooth decay.
Dentistry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by res ...
Dentistry Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—An international study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide has resulted in the strongest evidence yet that fluoride in drinking water provides dental health benefits to adults.
Dentistry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Silver tooth fillings have been placed in the mouths of Americans since before the Civil War, an inexpensive, durable and reliable material that helped form the foundation of modern dentistry.
Dentistry Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Child care center regulations in most states don't uphold the health standards set by the nation's leading pediatricians' group, missing opportunities to prevent tooth decay and obesity among millions of ...
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A common test used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of the toxic metal released from fillings, according to University of Michigan researchers.
Dentistry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine.
Dentistry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound that has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys, according to a new study by researchers ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Every baby has a beautiful smile, and to keep it that way, parents should teach good dental habits at an early age, experts say.
Dentistry Feb 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women, keep those toothbrushes and dental floss handy. A comprehensive review of women's health studies by Charlene Krejci, associate clinical professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, has ...
Dentistry May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smokers not only have more problems with their teeth than non-smokers, they also go to the dentist less often.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study.
Dentistry Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study that finds young men and the elderly at particular risk.
Dentistry May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |