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One More Reason To Brush Your Teeth?

Toothbrushing

Maybe we should add toothbrushes to the bouquet of flowers we bring to friends and family members in the hospital — and make sure to pack one if we wind up there ourselves.New Harvard-led research published online in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests seriously ill hospitalized patients are far less likely to develop hospital-acquired pneumonia if their […]

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Healthy Teeth and Gums Tied To Better Brain Health

Brain Health

People who are genetically predisposed to cavities and other dental issues may be more likely to develop structural changes in the brain that are associated with cognitive decline, preliminary results from a new study suggest. Previous research has linked oral health issues like gum disease, missing teeth, poor brushing habits, and […]

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Baking Soda Used To Brush Teeth?

Baking Soda

According to an article from the YBdent Dental Clinic, to keep your natural whiteness and shine brush your teeth with sodium bicarbonate (Baking Soda) can help remove stains and lighten the enamel slightly at home, provided it is first consulted and approved by a dentist. Benefits of brushing your teeth with baking soda […]

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Why Straight Teeth Are Important For Your Health

Straight Teeth

Straight teeth improve your smile, which boosts your confidence and enhances your quality of life. Studies highlight that people associate straight teeth with happiness, health, and higher intellect. Let’s read about the benefits of having perfectly aligned teeth. The benefits of straight teeth A set of straight teeth can help […]

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Miss Brushing Your Teeth a Few Times?

Brushing

Forgetting to brush your teeth every once in a while is a fact of life. Maybe you fell asleep on the couch and didn’t wake up until morning. Or perhaps you struggle to brush your teeth regularly due to a health condition that makes hygiene tasks more challenging. Whatever is […]

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It’s Not Just Sugary Food That’s Responsible for Poor Oral Health

Oral Health

Brushing your teeth is essential for maintaining optimal oral health, but like most aspects of health, the full story is more complicated. As directors of the Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, we know firsthand that inequalities exist when it comes to oral health, including in children. Some people […]

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