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February 15, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Reduced Preterm Births in a Large Study

by Aimee Cunningham, Science News

Chewing a sugar-free gum daily reduced preterm births in a large study in Malawi. The oral intervention was inspired by past research linking poor oral health and preterm birth. The gum contains xylitol — a chemical that can boost oral

November 18, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Good Oral Health in Pregnancy Could Help Reduce Risk of Premature Birth

by University of Sydney

New research from the University of Sydney has found that treating gingivitis (gum inflammation that causes bleeding gums) during pregnancy is associated with reduced risk of preterm birth and low birth weight in babies. Published recently in the Journal of Oral

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November 22, 2019 Feature Dental Hygiene

Premature Birth: Helping Pregnant Patients Understand The Dangers Of Gum Disease

by Dr. Amanda Tavoularis

Being pregnant is a wonderful time for women, and it’s packed with so much to do when preparing for their baby. Unfortunately, during this busy time, one of the things that sometimes gets less attention is dental health. This is

August 7, 2019 News NewsOral Health

High Doses Of Vitamin D During Pregnancy Found To Help Child’s Dental Health

by CTV News

Upping vitamin D intake during pregnancy can significantly help the health of the child’s teeth long after birth, according to a new study. Danish researchers started their work in 2009, when more than 300 women were given high doses of

March 19, 2018 News News

Research Finds Link Between Fertility and Tooth Loss

by British Medical Journal

Having a larger family is linked to a heightened tooth loss risk for mums, suggest the results of a large European study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health The popular saying: ‘gain a child, lose a tooth’