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‘Ignorance takes toll on oral health’ (September 12 is World Oral Health Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Dental health is an indicator of overall health. There are simple ways to maintain oral hygiene. Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal, for instance, can ... Read more...

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‘Seaweed bacteria more effective than toothpaste’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Brushing teeth with an enzyme extracted from a bacteria found in seaweed could be more effective than toothpaste in the fight against tooth decay, a British ... Read more...

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Picking Bollywood dance like brushing teeth: Hazel Keech


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood's typical latkas and jhatkas aren't everyone's cup of tea. But for British-Indian actress Hazel Keech, who has grooved to an item number in ... Read more...

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India has lowest per capita toothbrush consumption: Survey


October 12th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indians have a casual attitude towards brushing their teeth and most don't bother about changing their toothbrush, notes a study.India has the lowest per capita ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Indians suffer from tooth problems: Survey


November 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Over 50 percent of Indians suffer from tooth decay problems and nearly 77 percent have not visited the dentist in the past one year, a study revealed ... Read more...

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How kissing can spread allergies too!


November 15th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Warning: You may not want to kiss your partner after reading this.Experts have found that even brushing teeth or waiting hours after eating may not prevent some partners ... Read more...

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Popular teeth-whitening methods can rob you of your smile


November 5th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Popular home treatments for teeth whitening, using baking soda, ash and hydrogen peroxide, can strip tooth enamel and cause lasting damage to the gums, dentists say. The ... Read more...

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‘Hygiene bigger concern than terror attack at CWG’


September 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 18 (IANS) Swimming Australia (SA) coach Leigh Nugent Saturday said hygiene is a bigger concern for their swimmers than a terror attack at the Commonwealth Games Village. Nugennt said the ... Read more...

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Not brushing teeth can cause heart attacks


September 6th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists have figured out why not cleaning your teeth can invite heart attacks. Until now nobody had been able to determine exactly why not brushing regularly might bring on ... Read more...

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Toothpaste with triclosan/copolymer kills mouth bacteria


April 14th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Toothpaste with triclosan/copolymer is better than regular fluoride toothpastes at killing the kinds of bacteria that live in people's mouths, according to a study.The human mouth is home ... Read more...

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Tips to boost brainpower


February 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Small changes can help you stay sharp later in life and could keep your brain in tip-top shape.On "The Early Show Saturday Edition," Dr. Cynthia Green, Ph.D., has ... Read more...

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Men who have sex daily with younger women ‘live longer’


July 6th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): Men who have sex daily, especially with younger women, are more likely to live longer, according to a new study.The study, conducted by researchers at Germany's Max Plank ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly entertainment


May 28th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Deepa MishraShe is only thirteen but has touched upon almost every genre of showbiz, be it Films, regional cinema, reality show or serials. This all rounder lass is better designated ... Read more...

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Sports drinks can cause tooth erosion


April 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Sipping sports drinks may boost your energy levels but they have a flip side - they may erode your teeth. In a study, researchers found that their prolonged consumption ... Read more...

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Sports drink consumption ’causes tooth erosion’


April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Sports drinks may boost your performance on the pitch, but they won't repeat the act for your sparkling smile, say scientists.NYU dental researchers have found that the energy-boosting ... Read more...

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Brushing teeth more than twice a day does more harm than good


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Brushing your teeth more than twice a day can actually do more harm than good, say experts.The guidance is contrary to years of advice, which encouraged ... Read more...

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When and how often you have acidic foods or drinks affects dental health


February 5th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): When and how often you consume acidic foods or beverages affects dental health, says a new report, suggesting six ways to minimize the risk of damage.Besides sugar, acids ... Read more...

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