Posts Tagged ‘heart disease’

  • Thousands Avoiding The Dentist In Brighton And Hove

    Thousands Avoiding The Dentist In Brighton And Hove

    The latest Department of Health figures show that thousands of people in Brighton and Hove miss out on regular dental checks. Statistics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre revealed that in the two year period leading up to June 2014, 145,426 people living in the region saw an NHS dentist compared to 154,846 […]

  • Research Suggests Oral Bacteria Make IBS and Colitis Worse

    Research Suggests Oral Bacteria Make IBS and Colitis Worse

    A new study has suggested that oral bacteria can make symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and colitis worse. The study, which has been published in the Oral Diseases journal, claims that symptoms of colitis were aggravated and exacerbated by the presence of several strains of oral bacteria. In the past, studies have linked gum […]

  • One In Six Brits Fail To Clean Their Teeth Every Day, Reveals Survey.

    One In Six Brits Fail To Clean Their Teeth Every Day, Reveals Survey.

    A recent survey conducted by UKBathrooms.com revealed shocking results into the habits of one in six Brits, who it’s said fail to brush their teeth every day, highlighting the poor oral health standard in the country. 61 percent of participants, who undertook the poll, have said they did not feel particularly self-conscious about failing to […]

  • Leading UK Dentist Highlights The Dangers Of Neglecting Oral Health

    Leading UK Dentist Highlights The Dangers Of Neglecting Oral Health

    If the eyes are the window to the soul, the mouth is the window to the body, according to leading UK dentist, Dr Peter Galgut, who is urging the public to take good care of their teeth and gums. Dr Galgut said that the mouth can give doctors and dentists important information about the rest […]

  • Study Links Poor Health To Heart Disease Risk

    Study Links Poor Health To Heart Disease Risk

    Experts have linked sugar consumption to heart disease; an editorial in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine claims that excessive sugar in fast food and ready meals can contribute to heart disease, as well as fat and salt. Co-author of the paper, Dr Ahmed Rashid, from the department of public health and primary […]

  • A Dentist Discovers New Way To Save Lives

    A Dentist Discovers New Way To Save Lives

    A US dentist has discovered that 90% of systemic conditions are related to the overall condition of the mouth. Dr Peter Thompson and his team have acknowledged that there is an enormous link between oral health and the overall health and wellbeing of a patient. He states that many often forget that the mouth is […]

  • Stoptober Campaign Hoping To Boost Standards Of General And Oral Health

    Stoptober Campaign Hoping To Boost Standards Of General And Oral Health

    The government has launched a campaign to encourage people to stop smoking during the month of October. The Stoptober campaign started at the beginning of October and will run for 28 days to try and encourage the 8 million people who smoke in the UK to quit for good. According to stop-smoking charities, people who […]

  • Experts Dispel Link between Gum Disease and Heart Problems

    Experts Dispel Link between Gum Disease and Heart Problems

    Scientists said yesterday that gum disease is not linked to heart problems and described any link that has been previously identified as “coincidental.” A panel of thirteen researchers in the USA claimed that there was no evidence to suggest that gum disease increases the risk of heart disease and strokes, as previously suggested by numerous […]

  • Brush Your Teeth to Boost Heart Health

    Brush Your Teeth to Boost Heart Health

    Experts have warned that poor oral health could contribute to a host of heart problems and urged people to brush on a regular basis to keep heart problems at bay. Scientists claim that bacteria from the mouth can travel to other parts of the body via the bloodstream, increasing the risk of inflammation and clotting […]

  • Dentists Urge Patients to Take Bad Breath Seriously

    Dentists Urge Patients to Take Bad Breath Seriously

    Bad breath (halitosis) is a common problem that affects most people from time to time. However, dentists are eager for people who suffer from bad breath on a regular basis to arrange a check-up, as halitosis can be symptomatic of more serious dental problems. Bad breath is usually caused by eating pungent foods, but it […]