Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Periodontal disease is widespread and usually caused by bacteria, which leads to an inflammation of the gums - or periodontitis. New biodegradable rods promise to provide better treatment for periodontal disease, and researchers from the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have re-combined an already approved active ingredient and filed for a patent for their invention together with two Fraunhofer Institutes from Halle.
Did Grandma lose her teeth before she hit 50? Does everyone in your family have a yellowed smile? There are many debates about genetics coming into play for the state of your teeth, though it’s not quite what you think.
With the ignorance of adverse effects of periodontal disease, people tend to treat it as a common infection. Hence, there are some things that you should be aware of to prevent it.
Written By Sophie Zoria / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
You hear about deep dental cleanings, but what truly are they? Do you really need them in order for your teeth to be healthy and strong? The answer is yes. Deep dental cleanings help to get rid of all the stuff a normal toothbrush can’t. Once this stuff is off of your teeth, you run a lower chance of decay, cavities, and discoloration.