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Periodontal Disease May Increase Risk For Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Review Suggests

According to the authors, the significant association between PDs and AMD only in the youngest individuals can be explained either by PDs having a role in the earlier stages of AMD or by covariates increasing with age diluting the effect of PDs on individuals 60 years and older.  Although the link between the two is […]

Brush your Teeth to Protect the Heart

Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Previous research suggests that poor oral hygiene leads to bacteria in the blood, causing inflammation in the body. Inflammation increases […]

Botox at Your Dentist?

Nearly a year ago, StyleBlueprint’s Director of Marketing, Megan Casey, was attending an event hosted at the Koch Aesthetic Dentistry space. Over casual conversation, Dr. Koch and his team’s warmth and kindness made Megan feel comfortable discussing an issue she’s been dealing with for quite a while: chronic jaw pain. “I started experiencing occasional popping in my […]

Gum-disease put you at higher risk of stroke … studies show…

How does tooth enamel last a lifetime?

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but, until now, no one knew how it managed to last a lifetime. The authors of a recent study conclude that enamel’s secret lies in the imperfect alignment of crystals. If we cut our skin or break a bone, these tissues will repair themselves; our […]

gum disease & psoriasis

“The study found psoriasis patients who rated their gum health as poor or very poor exhibited significantly more severe psoriasis symptoms than those with healthy gums.” read the full study:

Soft drinks found to be the crucial link between obesity and tooth wear

Scientists from King’s College London found that being overweight or obese was undoubtedly associated with having tooth wear. Significantly, they also found that the increased consumption of sugary soft drinks may be a leading cause of the erosion of tooth enamel and dentin in obese patients. Drawing on data from the National Health and Nutrition […]

How Mice Renew Teeth Could Inform Regeneration Research In Humans

New findings related to tooth regeneration in mice could offer insights into how human teeth could potentially be regenerated. click below for the full article

stop VAPING … just stop!

more and more deaths from lung illness reported with links to vaping

Media Coverage Cites ADA’s Opposition To SmileDirectClub On Behalf Of Public

Forbes (10/18, Debter) states that “SmileDirectClub has faced intense opposition from the nation’s dentists and orthodontists since it was founded in 2014. The American Dental Association issued a resolution ‘strongly discouraging’ people from using the service and submitted complaints to the Federal Trade Commission and the Food & Drug Administration. One of the primary criticisms […]

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