A dentist explains: Should you share a toothbrush to save money?

Dentist Jess Potter suggests sharing one toothbrush among family members to save money, but it isn't what it seems like.


Poor dental health linked to a decline in brain volume

The researchers found that the number of teeth and amount of gum disease was linked to changes in the left hippocampus of the brain.

Can your jaw structure predict if you'll shrink as you age? - study

The researchers looked for a relationship between general bone health, cortical erosion, meaning loss of the outer layer of the bone, and trabecular sparseness in the jawbones.

Not brushing your teeth before bed? You could be making a fatal mistake

An extensive study uncovers the connection between neglecting nightly brushing and increased risk of cardiovascular disease.


A natural molecule in toothpastes and mouthwash could help prevent plaque and cavities

The molecule 3,3'-Diindolylmethane (DIM) developed in Beersheba and in Singapore, reduced Streptococcus mutans biofilm by 90%.

Unclean dentures could raise pneumonia risk, a new study finds

Despite advances in denture biomaterials, the majority of dentures are fabricated using polymethyl-methacrylate to which pathogens stick easily.

Boost your oral health: Perfecting your electric toothbrush technique

Nearly half of electric toothbrush users are brushing their teeth improperly. Experts reveal the secrets to a healthier, brighter smile.

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