30 Oct
Could a vegan diet put your dental health at risk?

More and more people are embracing a vegan diet, but is making the switch better for your health? Although vegan diets are often associated with health benefits, it is important to note that any diet can be unhealthy if you choose the wrong foods, or the meals and snacks you…

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13 Mar
American researchers link oral bacteria to colon cancer progression

Researchers in America have established a link between a form of common oral bacteria and the acceleration of colon cancer. A team from the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University found that a common strain of oral bacteria, which is linked to tooth decay, can also contribute to colon…

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31 Oct
London-based researchers develop new adhesive to prevent decay in orthodontic patients

Queen Mary University Researchers in London have developed a new adhesive, which could help to prevent decay in orthodontic patients. The team has created a new material, which is designed to protect the tooth surface surrounding the bracket components of fixed braces. Often, patients who have fixed braces are susceptible…

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18 Jul
New research suggests parents allow children to consume up to 5 times more sugar during the holidays

New research suggests that parents will allow their children to consume up to five times more sugar than normal during the summer holidays. A poll has revealed that parents in the UK adopt a much more lenient stance when it comes to diet and nutrition in the holidays. The survey,…

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27 Jun
New study reveals alarming standards of oral health among Britain’s elite athletes

A new study has revealed alarming standards of oral health among Britain’s elite athletes. A study conducted by researchers at University College London showed that around 50 percent of athletes suffer from dental issues that are severe enough to have a negative impact on their performance. The team identified high…

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06 Jun
Researchers hail breakthrough, which could put a stop to painful decay

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London claim to have made a major breakthrough in the development of a material, which could put a stop to painful dental decay. Scientists believe that they have created a material, which could facilitate enamel regeneration, preventing sensitivity and reducing the risk of cavities….

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