Dentistry

Undetected diabetes may double risk of heart attack, periodontitis

New research finds an intriguing link between undetected blood sugar disorders and the development of heart attacks and severe gum disease. Undetected blood sugar disorders may heighten the risk of heart attacks and periodontitis. Previous research has pointed to a connection between periodontitis — a chronic condition that affects the gums and bones that support […]

Dentistry

Stroke study finds mouth bacteria in brain clots

Ensuring good oral hygiene could help to prevent stroke. This was what scientists proposed after finding DNA traces of oral bacteria in samples of blood clots that had caused strokes. New research suggests that good oral hygiene may protect against stroke. Researchers from Tampere University in Finland analyzed clot samples from 75 people who received […]

Dentistry Nutrition / Diet

How to get rid of keto breath

Keto breath is an unpleasant side effect that a person can develop when they begin following a ketogenic diet. A person can try to reduce keto breath by drinking more water or slightly increasing the number of carbohydrates they eat. A ketogenic diet, or keto diet, involves a person eating very few carbohydrates. Instead, they […]

Dentistry

What are the benefits of neem?

Neem is a natural herb that comes from the neem tree, other names for which include Azadirachta indica and Indian lilac. The extract comes from the seeds of the tree and has many different traditional uses. Neem is known for its pesticidal and insecticidal properties, but people also use it in hair and dental products. […]

Dentistry

How whitening strips can damage your teeth

Teeth are an important part of physical appearance for many people, and they want to show a bright white smile. However, a new study reveals that many tooth whitening products can damage the teeth. New research reveals why we should treat tooth whitening products with caution. Studies have shown that most human teeth are not […]