Dental information, advice and trends

 
 
  • Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrush

    CHANGING RECOMMENDATIONS We are now recommending the Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush as probably the best of its type on the market today. In the past we’ve only been suggesting the Interplak type electric brush, but new data suggest this is […]

     
  • NEW DRUG ELIMINATES CLEANINGS

    Right. And if you believe that, we’ve got a bridge to sell ya… With some fanfare, a ‘new’ medication has broken on the scene. We are seeing some wild claims for Periostat keeping gums healthy for those with active gum […]

     
  • FLOSS OR DIE

    We’ve noted in past issues the connection between infection in the mouth and damage to the rest of the body. This was the topic of a major talk at the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology meeting in Colorado […]

     
  • HEART DISEASE FROM GUM PROBLEMS

    Further evidence is piling up that ties gum disease in with heart disease caused by plugged arteries in the heart muscle. Recent studies show that if you take out the factors of age, sex, economic status, smoking, high blood pressure, […]

     
  • BANNING SODAS IN SCHOOLS

    It looks as if school vending machines are dumping sweet sodas for ‘healthier” drinks. That sounds great, but there seems to be an epidemic of disguised junk food marketed as healthy stuff. It’s a complete scam as far as we’re […]

     
 

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