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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

Unlocking the secret to health

Unlocking the secret to healthy gums with the ultimate guide to flossing

We all want a sparkling smile, yet our dental habits often fall short. Flossing, an essential step in oral care, is sometimes overlooked, leaving our gums bleeding and our teeth vulnerable. However, because to the tireless quest of information by experts such as Tufts University periodontologists Read More...

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Scientists produce a "sweet" that supports dental health

Do you have an uncontrollable sweet tooth that you’re worried is negatively affecting the health of your teeth? Well, scientists are working on a breakthrough “sweet” that is comparable to a breath mint or lozenge, except that consuming it will actually support your dental hygiene rather than Read More...

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This waste-free toothpaste brand is clean for your teeth and the planet

Most of us get our toothpaste out of pesky toothpaste tubes every day, but that could become a thing of the past after a Canadian company created an alternative that takes the waste out of dental hygiene.  Change Toothpaste, which was founded in January of this year, has created dry toothpaste Read More...

Good dental hygiene may be key

Good dental hygiene may be key to reducing risk of Alzheimer’s diseases

Flossing and brushing your teeth may do more than just clean your teeth and keep your gums clean--it may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from Norway have determined that the bacteria that causes the gum disease gingivitis was found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and is Read More...

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Tiny teeth-cleaning robots could soon calm your fears of the dentist

A visit to the dentist typically involves time-consuming and sometimes unsettling scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth. Plaque deposits are usually the product of biofilms – little communities of micro-organisms, bacterial and otherwise, that gather together and coat on your Read More...