That’s the question now being asked, after a study from the University at Buffalo revealed that patients who used proton pump inhibitors were more likely to have smaller probing depths in the gums.
The ages that most people get their three adult molars are six, 12 and 18 – much later than our closest living relative, the chimpanzee, who gets those same teeth at around three, six and 12.
Historically, spider silk has been used to treat a variety of ailments, ranging from skin lesions to warts. There was even a time when doctors would advise patients to place cocoons on infected teeth.
Denplan, part of Simplyhealth, is delighted to announce a new partnership with Dentaid, to improve access to vital oral healthcare provision to those most in need around the UK.
Fisherfolk and their families are being offered free dental checks, emergency treatment and oral cancer screening in four fishing ports across Cornwall and Devon next week, thanks to Smile Together...
The British Orthodontic Society and the Oral Health Foundation has recently launched a new campaign to help patients make safer choices when it comes to their dental treatment.