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Dental Health

Clove oil alleviates toothaches, improves dental health


Nobody likes a toothache, and drug-based solutions like Anbesol and Orajel can cause side effects like gum sensitivity and rectal irritation that make using them for oral health much more troublesome than beneficial, in many cases. But there is a natural solution to the problem that costs pennies on the dollar, and that could provide lasting relief without all the harmful side effects: clove oil.

The remarkable health benefits of oil pulling


More and more research is revealing that the health of your mouth is extremely critical to the health of your whole body. A dysbiotic oral cavity increases our risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and dementia. Oil pulling is an easy and inexpensive way to improve the balance of microorganisms in the mouth and improve our health.

The remarkable health benefits of oil pulling


More and more research is revealing that the health of your mouth is extremely critical to the health of your whole body. A dysbiotic oral cavity increases our risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and dementia. Oil pulling is an easy and inexpensive way to improve the balance of microorganisms in the mouth and improve our health.

Dental X-rays can double brain tumor risk, study finds

Dental X-rays could double the risk for the most common brain tumor, according to a study released Tuesday from scientists and doctors at Yale, Harvard and other prestigious institutions published in Cancer, a scientific journal of the American Cancer Society.

Licorice root proven effective against oral infections

A new study indicates that dried licorice root is effective against the bacteria which causes tooth decay and gum disease, both of which can lead to tooth loss.

New Study on Fluoride Shows No Benefits and Major Safety Issues

Fluoride, a neurotoxin that has been linked to reduced IQ, impaired neurobehavioral development and brain damage, among many other serious health problems, is sometimes prescribed in supplement form to children ages 6 months to 16 years who live in areas that have non-fluoridated drinking water.

What NOT to Do Before Your Next Dental Appointment…

Researchers at the University of Otago, in Dunedin, New Zealand compared impacted third molar extractions in the same patient with and without antibiotic prophylaxis. Ninety-five patients were divided into two groups and served as their own control, receiving antibiotics for one surgery and placebo for the other.