The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation urges patients to ask dentists to provide oral cancer checks
The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation is encouraging patients to ask their dentist to include oral cancer checks in routine appointments. Oral cancer checks should be provided as part of a routine dental check-up, but the HNCF is urging patients to make sure that their dentists are carrying out the…READ ARTICLE
Gum bacteria drug could spell good news for Alzheimer’s sufferers
A drug that is used to target specific types of gum bacteria could spell good news for Alzheimer’s sufferers. Hundreds of patients could be given the drug COR388 after preliminary trials produced promising results. Researchers working on the drug analysed samples of brain tissue from patients who suffered from dementia…READ ARTICLE
Stained and yellowing teeth can cost you far more than just your confidence.
Researchers in the US are urging parents to keep their children’s baby teeth to combat potentially deadly diseases later in life. Scientists from the United States National Center for Biotechnology claim that the stem cells in baby teeth are likely to be in better condition than those found in adult…READ ARTICLE