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Nutritional Supplement Drinks Can Be Bad for Seniors’ Health

As we get older, our attitude toward food can change. Some seniors may put on dangerous amounts of weight, but it’s more common for seniors to lose weight quickly.

One approach to try to counter this trend is to use nutritional supplements. However, there is concern that the nutrition provided by these supplements may actually be […]

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The Good and Bad of Xylitol

Xylitol is a product that gets a lot of attention for its ability to help preventing cavities. This sugar substitute can potentially reduce the number of cavities you develop. It’s a great adjunct to holistic dentistry and helps us practice minimally invasive dentistry focused on prevention rather than restoration. But xylitol […]

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Plaque Doesn’t Take a Weekend: Brush Every Day

On the one hand, it should be a surprise. But on the other hand, it’s a shocking fact: 20% of Britons admitted to not brushing their teeth on weekends. Jokes about British teeth aside (and recent data says they may be as good as or better than American teeth), it’s likely that a […]

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First Official Care Guides for Dental Restorations Released

For the first time, the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) has issued a set of guidelines on the dental implants.

These new guidelines are not especially revelatory, but it is good to confirm proper care procedures for restorations, as well as understand how little evidence we really have on some aspects of dental care.

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