Can Poor Dental Health Cause Dementia?

Poor dental health and gum disease may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a new study from the University of Central Lancashire School of Medicine and Dentistry suggests. Although past studies have suggested a link between oral health and dementia,...

Improving gum health may reduce heart risk

Written by Catharine Paddock PhD. Researchers at Columbia University in New York suggest that if you look after your gums, you could also be reducing your risk of heart disease. They claim that improving dental care slows the speed with which plaque builds up in the...

When Heat and Cold Hurt Your Teeth

Perhaps you’ve taken a swig of a cold drink and winced in pain. Or inhaled on a chilly day and felt a jolt when the air hit your teeth. Maybe you found yourself unable to enjoy a cup of hot tea without a sharp ache punctuating each sip. If any of these...