periodontal disease

Smokers can boost oral health

In a study at the University at Buffalo’s Periodontal Research Center, researchers showed that giving smokers a supplement containing the antioxidant vitamins C and E and grape seed extract improved the response to gum disease treatment. The researchers reported better gum attachment and improved oral health in general. “Smokers are a constant challenge in clinical [...]

Smokers can boost oral health 2015-09-09T13:50:28+00:00

Beating bad breath and gum disease

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 [...]

Beating bad breath and gum disease 2018-02-15T15:53:12+00:00

Vitamin D: for your gums’ sake!

Getting enough vitamin D could be important for oral health, based on findings of a recent study. The analytical study looked at a possible connection between vitamin D levels in the blood and periodontal disease, a widespread chronic inflammatory condition marked by a loss of attachment of the thin ligaments that connect teeth with their [...]

Vitamin D: for your gums’ sake! 2015-09-09T13:50:31+00:00

D Good for Gums: Vitamin found to improve oral health

Getting enough vitamin D could be important for oral health, based on findings of a recent study. The analytical study looked at a possible connection between vitamin D levels in the blood and periodontal disease, a widespread chronic inflammatory condition marked by a loss of attachment of the thin ligaments that connect teeth with their [...]

D Good for Gums: Vitamin found to improve oral health 2015-09-09T13:50:33+00:00

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