By Hannah Madans, DrBicuspid.com contributing writer July 8, 2021 -- Tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a meta-analysis published on July 8 in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. What's worse, the risk of cognitive … [Read more...] about Tooth loss is a risk factor for dementia
4 Reasons Water Is the Best Beverage for Your TeethIt doesn’t matter if your glass is half-empty or half-full: Drinking water is always good for your health. Our bodies are made of 60% water, and staying hydrated helps your system distribute healthy nutrients, gets rid of waste, gives your skin a … [Read more...] about Water: The Best Beverage for Your Mouth
Healthy Saliva, Healthy You Saliva has gotten a bad rap for more than a century. In the early 1900s, New York City health officers dubbed “The Sanitary Squad” arrested and fined hundreds of people who spit on subway platforms. Similar arrests during the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 … [Read more...] about Saliva – Important to Your Overall Health
Sunstar Americas is expanding its recall for its gingivitis oral rinse, paroex chlorhexidine gluconate, because it may contain the bacteria Burkholderia lata. The recall, initially announced Oct. 27, has been expanded to include all its gingivitis oral rinses expiring … [Read more...] about Sunstar Expands National Recall of Gingivitis Drug
Vaccine hesitancy is alive and well in the United States, and many Americans have expressed concern about taking vaccines that were developed so quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are a few myths that are simple to dispel. Both the currently available Pfizer and the Moderna … [Read more...] about Dispelling Myths About COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines
Bruxism is categorized as the process of unconsciously grinding one’s teeth or clenching the jaw while either awake or asleep. It can cause tooth wear, increased tooth mobility, bone loss in the presence of bacteria (periodontal disease), fractures, muscle pain, temporomandibular (TMJ) joint pain, … [Read more...] about Bruxism and Covid-19
MECHANISM LINKING GUM DISEASE TO HEART DISEASE, OTHER INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS DISCOVERED U of T Dentistry researchers find first evidence that neutrophil immune cell activity is the missing link connecting periodontal disease with heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory … [Read more...] about Oral Health is Key to Overall Health
When I reopened my dental practice in early June, the tooth fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I’ve been in the office. By Tammy Chen, D.D.S “How’s your dental practice?” a friend of mine asked, brow furrowed, concern evident on her face. I’ve seen this … [Read more...] about Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On?
by Dr. Oliver | Jul 6, 2020 | Blog | 0 comments Combination ibuprofen + acetaminophen effective for dental pain management By Tom Viola, RPh, DrBicuspid.com contributing writer March 16, 2020 — Combination analgesic products have been the … [Read more...] about Update on Pain Management following Dental Procedures
Dear Patients, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment … [Read more...] about We’ve Missed You!