A consensus report asserting that there is strong epidemiological evidence demonstrating independent associations between severe periodontitis and cardiovascular disease has been published.
The new European oral health manifesto ‘Why Oral Health Matters’, features five main policy areas that will advance oral health in Europe.
Most of us are aware that sweets and other sugary food and drinks increase the risk of tooth decay but research has shown they can also increase the risk of gum disease.
Cavities, or dental caries, is the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization.
Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
The connection between obesity and gum disease isn't as simple as cause and effect.
Smoking cessation has been shown to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy.
The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced a new guideline indicating that in most cases, antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches.
Two million years of eating meat and cooked food may have helped humans shift further from other great apes on the evolutionary tree.
A new study has discovered that young people are one-third more likely to eat sugary foods.