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Sinking our teeth into oral health

Dreading the dentist? Visiting the dentist doesn’t rank highly on most people’s to-do list but looking after our teeth is important to maintaining not only our oral health but also our general health. Here we talk about oral health, what it means for ...

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Brush Twice A Day For A Healthier Heart

Study finds that those who don't brush their teeth twice a day are at increased risk for heart disease.

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Fixing Gums To Protect Joints

People suffering from gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis experienced less pain and reduced number of swollen joints when their dental problems where fixed. What's the link?

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Practical Ways To Lower Your Health Care Costs

There are some practical ways we can lower health care costs by reducing our chances of getting sick and racking up unwanted medical bills.

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Sports Drinks Pack Punch For Tooth Decay

Sugar-laden beverages such as sports drinks, soft drinks and fruit juices are major culprits in tooth decay. Now new evidence suggests that sports drinks are particularly culpable due to a combination of high sugar content and acidity.

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Tap Water Best For Teeth

We all know that eating lollies can be harmful to our teeth. But do you know that soft drinks can be just as bad?

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Brush Your Teeth & Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Researchers have discovered a new link between gum disease and heart disease that may help find ways to save lives.

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Cranberries Crunch Tooth Decay

Dental researchers say the bacteria-busting ability of cranberry juice might help prevent tooth cavities.

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The Daily Grind

Do you greet each new day with a sore jaw, earache or headache? Are your teeth showing signs of abnormal wear and tear? Perhaps you're an undiagnosed ‘sleep bruxer'.

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Mouthguards Insure Against Injury

Millions of teeth are knocked out each year from sports-related injuries because the unlucky participants weren't wearing a mouthguard.

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Green Tea Good For Gums

Regularly sipping on a cup of green tea may help to keep your mouth healthy and your dentist happy.

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Fluoridated Water Benefits Older Adults Too

Study finds older adults benefit from fluoridated water as much as children, reinforcing the notion that tap water and not bottled water is probably best for our health.

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Quit Smoking, Save Your Teeth

Smokers who give up are less likely to lose their teeth from gum disease than those who don't kick the habit.

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Rotten Teeth, Unhealthy Heart

People with tooth decay and gum disease may have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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Gum Health Worth Chewing Over

Many people are threatened by a silent teeth-killer but do not know it, new research shows.

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