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Long Term BreastFeeding can lead to cavities

  Children who are breast-fed for two years or longer are more likely to have dental cavities, according to a study published in the July issue of Pediatrics.   The study also found that breast-feeding between 12 and 23 months did not bring with it a higher risk of cavities.  

Bacteria in the mouth may increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

In a study published in the CA dental association Journal, researchers found that a certain bacteria (P. Gingivalis) in gum disease may increase the chances of Pancreatic cancer. This is yet another reason to keep the oral environment healthy and clean. The oral microbiome is very sensitive to gum disease and smoking (among other factors). […]

The causes of Dental Decay. You will be surprised!

  Question:  Which of the following causes dental decay? (Hint: More than one) Candy Piece of meat that is left between your teeth for 3 weeks! Orange juice Bread The fact of the matter is that all Carbohydrates including sugars, breads and even fruits cause decay if consumed too frequently.  Carbohydrates signal the many living […]