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Cranberry for Cavities? Dental researchers say it inhibits plaque on teeth

Cranberry juice holds important clues for preventing cavities, say researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center. A team led by oral biologist Hyun (Michel) Koo, DDS, PhD, has discovered that the same traits that make cranberry juice a powerful weapon...

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...

Calcium citrate for good bones and teeth

Most calcium supplements are made from either calcium carbonate or calcium citrate. One study has found that calcium citrate is up to 27% more absorbable than calcium carbonate. Also, the carbonate form requires sufficient stomach acid for proper absorption. Because...