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89% of Adolescents Consume Sports Drinks

89% of Adolescents Consume Sports Drinks

28 June 2017

Sports drinks continue to be popular among adolescents, with 89% of 12- to 14-year-olds consuming...

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Gum Disease May Cause Head, Neck Cancer

Severe gum disease may result in many other major health problems.

Patients with Human Papilloma Virus-positive tumors had much larger bone loss when compared to patients with tumors that were HPV-negative, according to a recent study.

HPV is a growing cause of cancer in many places around the world. In the United Kingdom, 6,000 people suffer from oral cancer and there are nearly 2,000 people who die from the disease.

This information is essential because more teeth are lost from severe gum disease than through tooth decay.

Many studies in the last few years have concluded that there is a link between gum disease and a higher risk of oral cancer stemming from HPV. There have been studies that indicate that neglecting to brush one's teeth leads to an extremely increased chance of premature death from cancer.

The best way to avoid these problems is to maintain solid oral health through brushing and visiting the dentist on a regular basis.

The Wednesday Watch

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

21 June 2017

Patients are becoming more educated, as a world of information is readily available at our...

Technique of the Week

e-Prescribing with XLDent

e-Prescribing with XLDent

29 March 2017

Drs. David Andersen and Lora Nelson explain how easy e-Prescribing...

Technology Today

Show Me the Way

Show Me the Way

02 May 2017

This year’s International Dental Show did not disappoint: 155,000 participants from 157 countries attended,...

Implants Today

Dental Implant Prosthetic Options

01 June 2017

While implants have the mechanical availability to attach many different prosthetic options, many factors...

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