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24
May
2015

Beyond tooth decay: Heart Disease

Perhaps more well established is the association between dental hygiene and heart disease. “The mouth is probably the dirtiest place in the human body,” said Dr. Steve Kerrigan. In 2008, MNT reported on research from joint teams at the University of Bristol in the UK and the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, who found that people with bleeding gums from poor dental hygiene could be increasing their risk of heart disease. The...

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23
May
2015

Beyond Tooth Decay: Pancreatic Cancer

A research team from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, were the first to report strong evidence on a link between gum disease and pancreatic cancer, back in 2007. Researchers are unable to prove whether the periodontitis bacteria are a cause or result of pancreatic cancer – current research can only prove that the two are linked. The type of gum inflammation associated with pancreatic cancer in the study was periodontitis,...

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22
May
2015

Beyond Tooth Decay: Alzheimer’s Disease

In 2010, researchers from New York University (NYU) concluded that there is a link between gum inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease, after reviewing 20 years of data on the association. The American Dental Hygienists’ Association recommend that we should brush for 2 minutes, twice daily. However, the number of participants in the NYU study was fairly small. The researchers analyzed data from 152 subjects enrolled in the Glostrop Aging Study...

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21
May
2015

Advantages of Nitrous Oxide

Some people are nervous about going to the dentist and we want to help remove that nervousness by listing some of the advantages of using nitrous oxide. Nitrous oxide works very rapidly – it reaches the brain within 20 seconds, and relaxation and pain-killing properties develop after 2 or 3 minutes. The depth of sedation can be altered from moment to moment, allowing the person who administers the gas to increase or decrease the depth...

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