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August 29, 2019 News News

The Link Between Oral Hygiene And Erectile Dysfunction

by Natural News

Having good oral hygiene is crucial for your overall health. But did you know that it can also help prevent erectile dysfunction (ED)? According to an interesting study, there is a link between gum disease and ED, or impotence, in men. The study

May 8, 2019 News News

Genetic Make-Up Has Little Impact on Dental Health, New Study Finds

by University of Melbourne

A new study has found genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however, the research did find that children with overweight mothers are more likely to have cavities. The paper, published in the latest edition of Pediatrics, estimates that

March 31, 2019 News News

Heart Attack Victim Thankful for Dental Office Staff That Saved Her Life

by Sarah Morin, CBC News

Melissa Dunlay expected Jan. 30 would be like any other day. She got up, got her kids ready for school, and went to her dentist appointment at River Valley Dental Clinic in Saint John with her daughter. It was snowing

January 3, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOral Health

‘Cake Culture’ in Dental Offices Leading to Unhealthy Habits

by Alexandra Topping, The Guardian

As many people return to work after Christmas full of good intentions, leading dentists are urging them to make one more resolution for the new year: eat less cake in the office. The faculty of dental surgery (FDS) at the

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDiseaseOral Health

Diagnosing Bulimia

by Gloria Alban, DDS, RHN

In the September 2016 issue of this journal, I shared information about how the dental professional can help patients with their general and oral health through the diagnosis of acid reflux, a condition that affects up to 50% of the

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Sleep Apnea Directly Effects Blood Pressure Regulation, Research Finds

by The University of British Columbia

A single bout of sleep apnea impacts the human body’s ability to regulate blood pressure. In a recent study measuring the impact of simulated sleep apnea on humans, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus found that just six hours of the

November 11, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Help and Show Support for World Diabetes Day

by Oral Health

On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to the Canadian Diabetes

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Toothpaste Identifies, Reduces Plaque and Reduces Inflammation in Body

by Medical Xpress

For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body—in particular, heart attacks and strokes. The results released today from a randomized trial of a novel plaque identifying toothpaste, (Plaque HD), show statistically

October 19, 2016 News CancerDental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

HPV Causing Rise in Mouth and Throat Cancers Across Canada

by Sonja Puzic, CTV News

Mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus have been rising steadily over the past two decades, with a “dramatic” increase among Canadian men, according to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society. The special report on

October 11, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthOral Surgery

Stem Cells From Jaw Can Create and Repair Cartilage

by Columbia University Medical Center, EurekAlert!

Columbia College of Dental Medicine researchers have identified stem cells that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints. The cells reside within the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which articulates the jaw bone to the skull. When the stem cells were