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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 [...]

How Quality Dentures Can Help You Live Longer and Enjoy Life More

Dentures are a great invention. Replacement teeth that can help you to smile and eat even if you’ve lost your teeth can help a lot of people. Dentures get a bad reputation, though, because many people have poor quality dentures that don’t help as much as they could. Currently, 23 million Americans are edentulous [...]

How to Improve Chewing Force if You Have Dentures

It’s one of the most disappointing things people discover about having dentures: you just can’t bite and chew as well as you used to. You might be unhappy with the limited list of foods you are able to eat comfortably, and wish that you could expand them. You might be unhappy with [...]

Does It Hurt to Get Dental Implants?

Many people worry that getting dental implants will be a painful process. But there’s good news: people who have gone through the process say that it’s much less discomfort than they expected. In fact, it can be one of the least painful dental procedures you go through. Here’s why. Few Nerves in [...]

What We Can Learn from Koala Teeth

Koalas may look cute, but they live a hard life. Not only are they riddled with disease and stereotyped as lazy – mostly due to their nutrient-starved diet – koalas typically don’t even die of old age; they usually die of starvation. Koalas are one of the few animals that survive solely on a diet [...]