Protecting Your Gums Can Save Your Life

Recent research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests women with gum disease who have passed the menopause may be at increased risk of early death from a range of causes including cardio-vascular disease. Previous studies have identified...
Brushing your teeth the correct way

Brushing your teeth the correct way

Most toothpastes protect teeth from decay with fluoride and various other active ingredients. Your dentist will also tell you to brush at least twice a day. Now, dental experts suggest that instead of rinsing your mouth after brushing you should allow some of the...
Innovations Within the World of Modern Dentistry

Innovations Within the World of Modern Dentistry

There is no doubt that the modern dentist is an expert within his or her field. Whitening teeth, filling cavities, creating a perfect smile and treating gum disease are all within the realm of possibility. Still, it is impossible to deny how technology is transforming...
DIY Teeth Straightening: Do Not Do This At Home

DIY Teeth Straightening: Do Not Do This At Home

A rising number of people are prepared to risk their teeth by copying YouTube clips and online methods to straighten teeth. A shocking array of household items, including rubber bands have been shown as suitable tools for DIY dentistry. Many dentists in America said...
Prehistoric dentistry: The Smile of the Neanderthal

Prehistoric dentistry: The Smile of the Neanderthal

Recent investigations into the teeth of a Neanderthal skeleton have suggested that Neanderthals knew about medicinal substances. What is revealed by the smile of the Neanderthal? Analysing the plaque on the Neanderthal’s teeth, scientists have found: –...