Navigation Links
Drink to Your (Oral) Health: Atlanta Dentist Looks at Two Recent Studies Exploring Green Tea’s Effects on Oral Health
Date:4/30/2013

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013

Green tea, black tea, and white tea all come from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The characteristic color and flavor associated with each type of tea depends on the method of preparation. In general, green tea is not fermented and is exposed to only nominal oxidation.

The antioxidant and polyphenol content of green tea has garnered the most attention for its health benefits and a great deal of associated research has been conducted within the last decade. A study published in the June 2008 issue of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation showed that drinking a cup of green tea has an almost immediate positive effect on blood vessel function and can reduce the risk of heart disease. In April 2006, the Annals of Internal Medicine reported a Japanese study that linked regular consumption of green tea and other caffeinated beverages to a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes.

It didn’t take long for researchers in the dental field to discover that green tea could help improve oral health as well. Dr. David Zelby, an Atlanta dentist and prosthodontist, says that findings published in the Journal of Periodontology revealed green tea’s potential to fight gum disease, an inflammatory oral disorder that affects over half of American adults. The study, conducted by Japan’s Kyushu University, showed that regular consumption of at least one cup of green tea per day reduced all three primary indicators for gum disease. “The tea drinkers,” says Dr. Zelby, “were all males between ages 49-59 and all showed reduced periodontal pocket depth, less attachment loss in the gum tissue, and reduced bleeding when probed.”

A '/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Researchers Find Potential Link Between Drinking Alcohol And Breast Cancer
2. Enhanced brain acetate metabolism may reward heavy drinkers
3. Medical Scientist Discovers an Alternative Treatment for Leukemia Using Alkaline Ionized or Electrolyzed Reduced Drinking Water
4. Neuralstem ALS Stem Cell Trial Featured on Fox Atlanta
5. Atlanta LASIK Surgeon Dr. Ashraf Releases YouTube Videos Featuring Patient Testimonials and Discussion of Common Eye Treatments
6. Merck Company Foundation Announces HIV Care Collaborative with Atlanta, Houston and Philadelphia Health Departments
7. A Homegrown Smile? Atlanta Dentist Examines New Research on the Biological Teeth Replacement
8. Galectin Therapeutics: Turning Atlanta into Americas Next Silicon Valley
9. The Second Rarest Job in America: Atlanta Dentist Discusses New Bureau of Labor Statistics that Reveal Low Number of Prosthodontists
10. Tri-Valley Sedation Dentist Dr. Endre Selmeczy Now Offers High-quality Dental Restorations
11. Tri-Valley Dentist Dr. Endre Selmeczy Currently Features Oral Sedation Dentistry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... perspectives on nonclinical and clinical safety assessment in biosimilars. ... a path for biosimilar drug development, however the complex ... regards to quality, safety and efficacy extremely challenging. Based ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DTS Language Services, Inc . is ... for Life Science organizations who need document translations. Clients ... of their documents in advance with a selection of nearly ... translations, often a critical factor in clinical and scientific fields, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 , Time: 6 ... Almshouse Road, Warrington, Pa. , Details: The Hepatitis ... finding a cure for hepatitis B and improving the quality ... Crystal Ball on Friday, April 11 at Warrington Country Club ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... EquitiesIQ, a leading informational research provider, ... is an emerging biomedical company acquiring, developing, manufacturing, and ... , Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ , In ... team and Board, which launched the company’s new strategy ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Xtalks Life Sciences Webinar Examines Safety Assessment of Biosimilars 2DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3
... , , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , ... Transformation Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.538 04/2002 , ... , , , , ... , Cell type , Bacteria, gram ...
... , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , , , ... Transformation Protocol , , ... , , , , , , , , ... Azotobacter vinelandii, , , ...
... , , , Multiporator / Electroporator 2510 , , , , , ... Transformation Protocol , Protocol No. 4308 915.501 04/2002 , ... , , , ... , Cell type , Bacteria, gram negative, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bifidobacterium animalis 2Azotobacter vinelandii 2Actinomyces viscosus 2
(Date:4/21/2014)... mountains across the western United States are dying, thanks to ... inner bark. , Some species of the beetles, such ... Others live in dead, weakened or dying hosts. , In ... of more than 3.4 million acres of pine trees. , ... flow and water quality? Plenty, according to new research findings ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... are on the decline in the Galpagos. , A new ... indicates numbers of the iconic birds, known for their ... attract mates, have fallen more than 50 percent in less ... is probably due to an unexplained disappearance of sardines from ... at Wake Forest University and the study,s principal investigator. This ...
(Date:4/21/2014)... from Pittsburgh University, find how lipid mediators are ... Chemistry. Lipid mediators are molecules playing an important ... some of them has earned a Nobel prize ... power plants", the organelles where oxidation of various ... a molecule universally used for storage and transportation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Earth Week: Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality 2Earth Week: Bark beetles change Rocky Mountain stream flows, affect water quality 3Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 2Lack of breeding threatens blue-footed boobies' survival 3The anti-inflammatory factory 2The anti-inflammatory factory 3
... of the Neanderthal genome persists in modern human populations. ... 665 people from Europe and East Asia shows that more ... DNA of this contemporary group, whose genetic information is part ... that someone of non-African descent may have inherited approximately 1 ...
... thousand years ago, Homo sapiens migrating out ... diverged from modern humans hundreds of thousands of years ... Neanderthals mingled, and over time, produced children with genes ... collision between two distinct populations remain alive in the ...
... a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from ... University and Wayne State University unraveled the gene,s inner workings ... Biology Letters . The gene, which is responsible for leg ... of bees, ability to carry pollen. "This gene is ...
Cached Biology News:Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes 2Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes 3When populations collide 2When populations collide 3When populations collide 4Single gene separates queen from workers 2