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Irish Famine and dental decay

Great Irish Famine victims were heavy smokers which caused badly rotten teeth, researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) have discovered. The research was carried out on the teeth of 363 adult victims of the Great Irish Famine, who died in the Kilkenny Union Workhouse between 1847 and 1851. […]

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Keeping gums healthy

Gum disease can often lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, a person can take many steps to prevent and even reverse gum disease.

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Tooth brushing habits

Brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste can lower your risk of heart disease according to a new study.

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Disease bacteria and Alzheimer’s

Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of brain neurons in mice that is similar to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in humans.

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