Bubble tea puts consumers at risk of teeth damage

Bubble tea shops are becoming increasingly popular worldwide. However, as the Taiwanese trend spreads, criticism has grown. German dentists have now once again strongly cautioned that the consumption of sweetened drinks can lead to an increased risk of caries. While...

Better oral hygiene could lower pneumonia risk

There may be another way to prevent pneumonia this time of year: brush your teeth. New research from the Yale University School of Medicine discovered changes in mouth bacteria preceded the development of pneumonia in hospital patients. After studying 37 participants...

Oral Hygiene Using Natural Herbal Remedies

People going about their busy daily activities mostly tend to forget oral health more than anything else. The logic is that if people are sleepless and cannot even get enough rest, how much more will they tend to overlook their oral hygiene? Oral hygiene is a general...

Researchers come one step closer to growing a tooth

HELSINKI, Finland: Finnish researchers have recently identified a marker for dental stem cells. They have demonstrated that the transcription factor Sox2 is expressed specifically in the stem cells of the anterior teeth of mice. The study of stem cells requires their...

Dental plaque reveals Neanderthal diet

The study of the dental plaque of Neanderthals suggests their diet may not have been restricted to meat. The findings from northern Spain reveal that plants were important to Neanderthal diets — and now a study reveals that those plants were roasted, and may have been...