Dentistry

How to (gently) get your child to brush their teeth

For most parents, the phrase "I don't want to brush my teeth" is rather familiar. While it may seem easiest to pry their mouth open and force them to brush, research suggests there are better ways that may positively influence ...

Dentistry

Fluoride varnish in the primary dentition can prevent caries

Whereas caries in adults and adolescents is declining, studies in children under the age of 3 have shown that caries in this age group has hardly decreased: On average, about 14% of all 3-year-olds in Germany have caries ...

Diabetes

A study proves oral health improves diabetes

A clinical study conducted by researchers of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the UB shows that control of type 2 diabetes improves when the patient attends to dental hygiene.

Health

Tips to be more active

Here are 10 tips to help you aim for 150 minutes of physical activity in a week, and to help you live a healthy lifestyle.

Health

Better daily dental routine could help retain youthful looks

(HealthDay)—Lifestyle factors, including personal effort in oral hygiene, can have long-term effects on perceived facial age, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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