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10 Surprising Habits Killing Your Teeth | Dental Care for Kenyans

Written by charles on . Posted in Blog

Your teeth deserve better. Are you destroying your pearly whites without realizing it? You might be doing permanent damage if you’re a nail biter or using your teeth to rip off the price tag from that new dress. Stop and heed this advice: “Brush your teeth twice daily, floss daily, regularly visit your dentist and have a good, balanced diet. All of those things are going to protect you from damaging your teeth and enamel,” says Ana Paula Ferraz-Dougherty, a dentist in San Antonio and consumer adviser for the American Dental Association. Here are some surprising ways you’re damaging your teeth:

WARNING! Gum health affects general health.

Written by admin on . Posted in Blog

Perio-systemic relationships Periodontal health has a wider reach than most people understand. Having healthy gums is vital, not only for dental and oral well-being but for general health. There are well-supported links increasingly being made between oral health and systemic illness with research showing that high levels of bacteria in the mouth can have a profound effect on all manner of conditions including cardio health, diabetes, pregnancy outcomes and Alzheimers for example. In most countries, 1 in 10 people suffer with severe periodontitis.

The Sound of Periodontitis

Written by The Periodontist on . Posted in Blog

The Periodontist at Europerio8 The BSP's Ian Needleman created a film called 'The Sound of Periodontitis' as part of vital patient engagement activities at EuroPerio8 meetings in London. It was so-called as gum disease is so often a silent disease - "something people are less comfortable talking about than cancer"

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