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High blood pressure

A new study indicates that postmenopausal women who have experienced tooth loss are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure.

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Loss of baby teeth

A new study from the University of Zurich (UZH) has found that children’s feelings when they lose their first baby tooth are predominantly positive.

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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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