Posts Tagged ‘ dental problems ’

Probiotics Could Help Treat Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a oral infection that often affects young children and the elderly. It can cause a painful mouth and tongue as well as bleeding, redness and an excess build up of plaque. While it can be treated, it often returns and many patients suffer from it chronically. A new study shows that there… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 3 2015

Children In Deprived Areas Start School With Tooth Decay

Many children are starting school with an alarming amount of tooth decay. This is more common in deprived areas than affluent areas because many families can not afford dental care or do not find it as important as certain other things in their lives. A recent study shows that 50% of the kids living in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 8 2015

Could Your Medication Be Causing Cavities?

Dry mouth is one of the many causes of cavities. There are many treatments for dry mouth, but before you can treat it, you need to know the cause. Many different medications can cause dry mouth and if you are suffering from it or feel like you have an increase in cavities, you may want… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Is Mona Lisa’s Smile A Result Of Bad Teeth?

The Mona Lisa is one of the best known paintings of all times. Her smile seems to hide a secret, could it be that she had bad teeth? Many people believe that the woman in the painting was Leonardo da Vinci’s favorite model,  Isabella of Aragon. There is evidence that Isabella suffered from several dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015