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Stress Takes a Toll: South Korean President Lost 12 Teeth to Work

Stress is something that is bad for your overall health. It can impact your body’s ability to grow and heal, and lead to long-term health consequences. It also affects your oral health, and can lead to long-term damage to your smile.

In perhaps the most dramatic case we’ve heard of, an official claims the […]

Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

We know that gum disease isn’t just a disease of the mouth. Instead, it’s a chronic infection that can lead to health effects throughout the body. One of the most feared of these connections is with cancer, especially pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer. The survival rate of pancreatic […]

When Toothpaste Does More Harm Than Good

The Smithsonian has a deep collection that is too big to put on display in actual museums but, thanks to the Internet, many of these items are getting out to the public. This includes a fascinating collection of artifacts from the early 1600s, taken from graves and other deposits of an early settlement in the […]

CT Scans Help Reveal Secrets of Whale Teeth and Jaws

We live in a truly remarkable age of technology. Not only can we use dental implants to replace lost teeth, but with the amazing power of cone beam CT (computed tomography), we can get detailed images of your jawbone before surgery that lets us plan […]

Oral Bacteria Could Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

We know that the relationship between oral health and overall health is complex and close. This is one of the essential principles of holistic dentistry, and it’s regularly reaffirmed by science.

For example, gum disease has been linked with Alzheimer’s disease for a long time. We know that people with […]