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Will Silver-Coated Toothbrushes Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease?

Silver has long been promoted as an antibacterial treatment. As a result, silver has been proposed for use in many applications for controlling bacteria and fungus. This is very intriguing for oral health, and now many companies are offering toothbrushes that are infused or coated with silver.

But are these truly effective for controlling gum […]

There’s More Than One Cause of Receding Gums

One of the things that discredits much of the so-called natural foods movement is the tendency to reduce everything to an irrationally simple solution. They will tell you that all your problems stem from one simple problem, and that if you just make one tiny change you can experience health, happiness, and long life.

Unfortunately, […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Prevention, Receding Gums|Comments Off on There’s More Than One Cause of Receding Gums|

Osteoporosis Treatment May Protect Women from Receding Gums

As we get older, our risk for gum disease, tooth loss, and other oral health problems can increase. For women the problem is exacerbated by menopause, which changes the hormone balance in their bodies.

The consequences of menopause for oral health can be serious. It can significantly increase the risk of osteoporosis in the jawbone. […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Osteoporosis Treatment May Protect Women from Receding Gums|

Electric Toothbrush Features That Can Save Your Gums

As much as we like restoring people’s gums, the best approach is actually to prevent gum recession. Although an electric toothbrush isn’t inherently bad for your gums–they can actually be good for them.

But you have to use your electric toothbrush properly to get maximum benefit. Fortunately, there are now features that can help you […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Prevention, Receding Gums|Comments Off on Electric Toothbrush Features That Can Save Your Gums|

Stroke Risk Increases with Severity of Gum Disease

The link between gum disease and stroke risk has been well-established (although some people still dispute whether this is a causal relationship), but a new study adds support to the length and a new insight. The severity of your gum disease influences the degree of your stroke risk.

This means that severe gum disease, which […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Gum disease|Comments Off on Stroke Risk Increases with Severity of Gum Disease|