Monthly Archives: June 2011

Oral Biofilms and Increased Cardiovascular Risk

The International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health provided the following: Oral inflammation in the form of gingivitis and periodontitis, is the most prevalent microbial-mediated disease world-wide.  The cause of these chronic inflammatory conditions is the bacteria residing in dental plaque.  During … Continue reading

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The Best Food and Drinks for Your Teeth

A tooth’s worst enemy, is acid – either directly contained in the food and drink, or produced by bacteria that thrive on sugar and convert it to acid. The mouth’s best friends are foods that neutralize acids, provide minerals and vitamins … Continue reading

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The 7 Worst Food and Drinks for Your Teeth

There are some obvious foods and drinks that people know are bad for their teeth – but what about the foods like bread, dried fruit and raisins?  You may be surprised! 1) Carbonated beverages & other drinks – Soft drinks are a  target of … Continue reading

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