Tag: "decay" at medical news
Improved Oral Health with Fluoridated water
...s’ claim of reduced risk of dental caries or tooth decay
by fluoridated water, is being backed by the American Dental Association (ADA). // "Whether you drink fluoridated water from the tap or buy it in a bottle, you're doing the right thing for your oral health," says ADA executive director James B. Bram...
Tooth Decay affects 3-in-4 Irish kids
... that 75% of the children in Ireland develop tooth decay
by the age of 15. 50% of the 5-year-olds suffer fr...n. " In spite of the drop in the levels of tooth decay
in Ireland since 1980s, it is lagging when compared to England in prevention of tooth decay. This wa...
Methamphetamine causes severe oral health damage
...ent. "Meth mouth is characterized by rampant tooth decay
and teeth described by meth users as blackened, st...t." Dr. Brandjord explains, "The extensive tooth decay
of meth mouth is attributed to the drug's dry-mouth effect and its propensity to cause cravings for ...
Complete Ban on Fizzy Drinks in Schools
...at even diet sodas ate highly acidic causing tooth decay
as well as brimming with controversial additives such as aspartame. She added, "A can of Diet Coke contains about 45mg of caffeine and some kids are drinking two or three cans a day. That's a hell of a lot of caffeine, and that's why we're getting...
A Chewing Gum That Helps in Fighting Tooth Decay
A new chewing gum that helps in fighting tooth decay
has been developed by BASF, a German company, and ... OrganoBalance. The gum helps in fighting tooth decay
by preventing the Streptococcus mutans (bacteria involved in tooth decay) from adhering to the tooth...
Healthy Mouth Makes For a Healthy Body
...tal hygiene can help you prevent bad breath, tooth decay
and gum disease, and if it can also help in improving your overall health than that makes it even better. ...
New Screening System For Early Detection Of Dental Caries in Toddlers
...pper front teeth and dissolves the enamel, causing decay
that can lead to infection and cavities. ECC is ra... quality of the images was such that we could spot decay
that was not visible to the human eye," Kopycka-Kedzierawski said. "And, we could use the photos to ...
Never Forget Brushing And Flossing
... good way to prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay
is through at-home oral hygiene care and routine dental visits." "Bad breath and bleeding gums can also occur in people who routinely brush their teeth and gums," said Kenneth A. Krebs, DMD and AAP president. "Bleeding gums can be a sign of periodon...
Irish Households Exposed To Lethal Radiation
...don is naturally-occurring and originates from the decay
of uranium in rocks and sols. It is devoid of color, odor or taste. Chief executive of the RPII, Dr Ann McGarry said that an estimate of 91,000 homes in Ireland has increased levels of Radon but only 3,900 have been identified. People are receivi...
Scottish Dentists Serve the Homeless
...und that homeless people have high levels of tooth decay
and statistics show that 30% of these people have false tooth. Archie Stoddart director of Shelter Scotland welcomed the new service. Stoddart said that it is very difficult for these people to get access to a range of medical services, including d...
Dental Hygiene Found Wanting In Children Of Poorer Communities In Scotland
...hat 64% of children in the most deprived areas had decay
in permanent teeth by primary age of seven as comp...% of them present themselves with obvious signs of decay
in their permanent or secondary teeth. It was explained that the overall proportion of children in t...
India needs dental health leadership, says expert
...o draw up a strategy plan for eradication of tooth decay
problem among children. High intake of sugary food and drinks together with lack of proper brushing with fluoride toothpaste is believed to be the reason why children have tooth cavities, which with repeated fillings get weakened and can chip and f...
Delhi to get New Dental Centre to Boost Oral Health
...ental Health Taskforce. It aims to eradicate tooth decay
in children by 2026. The taskforce was launched ...health survey in India supported by Colgate, tooth decay
is widespread among 54 percent of 12 year olds, and 63 percent among 15 year olds. Gum diseases are ...
Tooth Deccay is Still The Most Common Human Disease
...ific, oral health,stress,Few are aware that tooth decay
is still the most prevalent of human diseases // or that there's a new approach to repairing dentition or that dental diseases could play a role in increasing the risk of strokes. These are but a few of the thousands of pieces of informatio...
Treating Bad Breath Yet A Challenge
...of the tongue. Accumulated bacteria created by the decay
of food particles and other debris in the mouth cause odor. The decay
and debris produce volatile sulfur compounds -- or VSC -- that can cause ‘bad breath.’ 'Halitosis ...
Dental Amalgam Doesn't Pose Health Risks In Children
...olled over 500 children who had existing untreated decay
in permanent posterior, or back, teeth but no previously placed dental amalgam fillings. Each child was randomly assigned to receive either amalgam or composite resin (tooth colored) fillings while participating in the research studies. All were eva...
How Did Early Man Treat Tooth Decay?
... of Roberto Macchiarelli "Four teeth show signs of decay
associated with the hole, indicating that the intervention in some cases could have been therapeutic or palliative." The researchers are unsure of the type of filling, due to lack of sufficient evidence. It is estimated that drilling with the flint ...
New Therapy For Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
... variant protein for a long time. Most memories decay
naturally, but people under extreme stress pump an abnormal amount of stress hormones during the traumatic event, so the memories are stored differently. However, in the past few years there has been a greater recognition that some with cancer, as...
Overweight Kids More Prone To Cavities
...n the 1990s found that children with rampant tooth decay
appeared to be underweight, and this was attribute...re recent study found that the children with tooth decay
did not have reduced bodyweight. Given these conflicting results, we thought a more definitive study...
Children In Scotland Denied Access To Dental Care
...th is taken into consideration. The level of tooth decay
among 5-year olds, in Scotland was 2.76 teeth per child, as revealed by a dental survey conducted in 2003. This is much greater compared to a 1.47 per child in England. About 66% of all youngsters in Scotland (712, 000) have registered themselves f...
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