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    Lungs Can Get Affected Due to Mouth Bacteria

    New research published in the journal mSphere has examined the effect of poor dental hygiene on the respiratory health of elderly Japanese people. The study brings into focus how tongue microbiota is vital for respiratory health and was undertaken by a team of Japanese-based scientists with the Kyushu University, Fukuoka.

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    Top 5 Most Credible Dental Implant Companies & Manufacturers

    Globally, more than 150 companies manufacture dental implant systems and components. The most reputable and well-known dental implant companies are Straumann and Nobel Biocare. BioHorizons, Biomet 3i (Zimmer Biomet), and Dentsply Sirona are the other well-regarded dental implant producing companies.

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    Oral appliance for Sleep Apnea Will Help You and Partner Sleep Better

    Obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects patients while they sleep causes the throat muscles to relax leading to a narrower airway which induces snorting, choking and/or gasping alongside disturbing the patient's REM sleep cycle.

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    9 Incredible Home Remedies To Treat Tooth Sensitivity

    You may have experienced tooth sensitivity and resultant pain at one time or another. Research indicates that specific home remedies are effective in treating tooth sensitivity and reduce it over time.

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    Smoking can weaken your immune systems

    Dental researchers have found that smoking can weaken the pulp in your teeth and reduce its ability to fight disease and illness. Apart from a significant threat to dental health, cigarette smokers face known medical risks of heart disease, lung cancer, and emphysema.

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    Older Women With Tooth Loss Prone to High Blood Pressure

    Postmenopausal women who have experienced some degree of tooth loss are at a higher risk of developing high blood pressure. Research establishing the link was published in the American Journal of Hypertension in December 2018. The study’s conclusions mirror other such studies showing a palpable link between periodontal disease, tooth loss, and hypertension, but the exact cause remains unclear.

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    Five-year success rate of CeraRoot® Zirconia Dental Implants

    Following a comprehensive study, researchers reported that CeraRoot® zirconia dental implants with acid-etched roughened surfaces are the most effective CeraRoot® ceramic zirconia dental implants for tooth replacement.

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    Teeth whitening products can damage your teeth

    Latest studies show that an active ingredient in teeth whitening products can damage the protein-rich dentin tissue present beneath your tooth's protective enamel. The research is cause for concern because the teeth-whitening products industry in the US is worth a whopping billion dollars. While the products brighten smiles, they also cause tooth damage.

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    Zirconia Ceramic Coating On Titanium Dental Implants Reduces Bacterial Adhesion

    Dentists extensively use the zirconia ceramic material in implant dentistry. Along with the traditional metal-based titanium dental implants, dental practices also use zirconia ceramic implants to address missing or infected teeth.

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    Ozone Therapy Can Treat and Prevent Dental Caries

    Ozone therapy is a recognized, and highly effective dental technique to prevent caries and the mechanism is similar to the way physicians manage biofilm infections in other parts of the body. In ozone therapy, the ozone substance not only kills all the harmful bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoans, it also eliminates their breakdown products and necrotic debris.