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.
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.
The ability to digest the lactose in milk into adulthood emerged approximately 5,000 years ago in southern Europe.
People with gum disease have a greater likelihood of high blood pressure, according to a study published in Cardiovascular Research.
New guidelines suggest that milk and water are mostly the only things children aged five and under should drink.
Researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.