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Some types of mouthwashes are directly linked to oral cancer. Yet, this dentist talks about the benefits of using a mouthwash verse a toothbrush, but also makes two strong recommendations to follow. There is a particular single ingredients he wants you to avoid at any cost when using a mouthwash.
People have been searching for the Fountain of Youth for centuries, and we’ve settled on plastic surgeries, fillers, Botox and other temporary solutions for our facial looks, instead of treating the actual cause of the signs of aging. Hollow cheeks, sagging jaw lines, wrinkles around the lips and other facial issues that make us look old, are actually an oral health issue - and one that can be fixed.
University of Oklahoma researchers along with an international team of scientists have discovered periodontal disease causing bacteria is much the same today as it was in Medieval times. The finding raises questions about what causes periodontal disease in the first place, given modern day dental and hygiene practices.
Autistic children are just a little bit harder to work with as a parent, with brushing teeth one of the top problems on the list. Children with autism are hypersensitive, feeling things more thoroughly than the typically developing child. Tastes and smells can become too much. Meltdowns can become commonplace and severe. Parents in such a situation would become extremely frustrated themselves.
Every day, you brush and floss your teeth to keep your mouth healthy. Have you thought about your diet as well? Certain foods are known to help keep teeth and gums strong, while others can darken and stain teeth or put you at a higher risk for gum disease.
Every day, you brush and floss your teeth to keep your mouth healthy. Have you thought about your diet as well? Certain foods are known to help keep teeth and gums strong, while others can darken and stain teeth or put you at a higher risk for gum disease. Remember to include these ten foods in your diet frequently for a beautiful smile:
Periodontal disease and tooth decay are the leading causes of tooth loss in older adults. It does not have to be that way. Advancements in dentistry make it very likely that older adults can keep their own teeth longer with continued ongoing oral healthcare.