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Supplements for Smokers? Antioxidants aid smokers’ gum disease

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Treating gum disease in smokers is daunting: Implants don't take hold as well, surgeries are less successful and infections heal more slowly than in nonsmokers. Short of convincing patients to quit, oral biologists at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have found a way to help smokers respond better to treatment. In a [...]

Beating bad breath and gum disease

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you notice people tend to step back when you speak, or if you often have a “bad taste” in your mouth, its likely that you have bad breath. In most cases, bad breath (or “halitosis”) is caused by odour-causing bacteria in the mouth. Impacted food, dry mouth, a coating on the tongue or throat [...]