It takes a special kind of humility for a medical professional to admit that something he or she was taught in medical school, and has long since clung to as fact, is actually false.
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.
The delicious food, fun festivities, and warm fellowship associated with the Thanksgiving holiday are a joyous occasion for Americans.
Periodontitis is an extremely common, and often painful, inflammatory disease of the gums.
People who don’t brush their teeth twice a day have an increased risk of heart disease, scientists said on Friday, adding scientific weight to 19th century theories about oral health and chronic disease.
A new study has revealed yet another reason why you should look after your teeth – it reduces a pregnant woman’s risk of giving birth too early.
A study in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology finds that mercury on the surface of dental fillings slowly turns to an inert sulfide compound, which should keep the mercury from harming the nervous system. Molly Webster reports
Forget about breath mints. You can never take enough to cover halitosis if your breath really smells bad. The only real way to get rid of bad breath is to solve the problem internally.
Friday, October 16, 2009 by: Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer
The results of a study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggest a possible association between endometriosis and periodontal disease.