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Links Between Heart Disease And Bleeding Gums

Links Between Heart Disease And Bleeding Gums

According to researchers who recently presented their findings in Dublin, Ireland, unhealthy teeth, bleeding gingivae and poor oral hygiene are associated with the incidence of heart disease. Their report involved a divergence from other reports that found that bacterial by-products and inflammatory mediators play a role in this association. Their report claims that the bleeding […]


Alcohol Binge Drinking During Early Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Cleft Lip and/or Palate

Alcohol Binge Drinking During Early Pregnancy Increases the Risk for Cleft Lip and/or Palate

A Norwegian investigation, reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology (July 30, 2008), has shown that female subjects who binge-drank during their early pregnancy were at significant risk of having babies with cleft lip and/or cleft palate. The incidence of cleft lip and/or cleft palate for Norway is among the uppermost in Europe. Binge drinking […]


Bacteria That Causes Tooth Decay and Gum Disease  is Killed by Flossing

Bacteria That Causes Tooth Decay and Gum Disease is Killed by Flossing

A recent study reported in the Journal of Periodontology (Augsut, 2008) in a twin study, shows that flossing is beneficial and kills bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease. Investigators for the New York University College of Dentistry, performed a study using fifty-one pairs of identical twins, ages 12-21 y.o. For this research investigation, […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘better than a facelift’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘better than a facelift’

Cosmetic dentistry is replacing the facelift as the ultimate makeover procedure, it has been claimed. According to Dr Daniel J Deutsch of the Washington Centre for Dentistry, many patients seek a smile makeover as the first step in their anti-ageing quest. “Our patients are not accepting the ageing process, when it comes to their teeth,” […]


Dental tourists ‘need the most work’

Dental tourists ‘need the most work’

In the current economic climate, more and more people are taking a chance on dental tourism to save money, it has been claimed. Walcha News reported that people who seek cheaper treatment abroad are often those with the most extreme dental problems such as complete teeth restoration, which can cost a lot to fix. It […]


Brigitte Nielsen to have cosmetic surgery and dentistry

Brigitte Nielsen to have cosmetic surgery and dentistry

Brigitte Nielsen is to have cosmetic dentistry treatment as part of a new German television show, it has been reported. Spiegel Online stated that the former wife of Sylvester Stallone is to undergo extensive cosmetic surgery including a facelift, eyelift, breastlift, liposuction and fat injections as part of the three-part series. The television station RTL […]


Implants ‘remove denture discomfort’

Implants ‘remove denture discomfort’

Dental implants can remove the discomfort from dentures, it has been claimed. Bill Dunn told news10now.com that he found it very difficult to eat while wearing dentures and that he was very conscious of them all the time. However, a three-part procedure which places two dental implants in the front area of the lower jaw […]


Johnny Rotten’s new teeth cost $22k

Johnny Rotten’s new teeth cost $22k

John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, has revealed how he spent thousands of pounds on his new smile. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph, the rocker said he had spent $22,000 (£11,248) on cosmetic dentistry since moving to Los Angeles. However, he added that it was necessity rather than vanity that […]


More people ‘should consider cosmetic dentistry’

More people ‘should consider cosmetic dentistry’

About 90 per cent of people could benefit from a complete smile makeover, it has been claimed. According to information service Teeth Whitening Pro, cost is the biggest barrier that people face when considering cosmetic surgery. However, the firm claimed that porcelain veneers are decreasing in price and are therefore emerging as a more accessible […]


Johnny Rotten ‘fixed his teeth’

Johnny Rotten ‘fixed his teeth’

Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten has had cosmetic dentistry on his famously unattractive teeth, it has been reported. According to the Daily Telegraph, the 52-year-old rocker sought the help of a Los Angeles-based cosmetic dentist to improve his smile. However, the singer, real name John Lydon, has claimed that it is more of a health […]