oral hygiene

‘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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Permanent dental implants for toothless available (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all teeth in the jaw), on rise in India due to lack of hygiene and tobacco use, can now look forward ... Read more...

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Permanent dental implants for edentulism patients


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Patients suffering from edentulism (missing all tooth in the jaw) can now look forward to permanent dental implants which they do not have to rinse or ... Read more...

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For women, a crash course in job skills


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Computer literacy and English proficiency can go a long way in helping people secure jobs. A Bangalore-based group has now unveiled a special training programme to ... Read more...

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Unique approach to ‘improve dental hygiene in dementia patients’ found


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): A pilot study by a team of nurses has now found a tailored approach to improve dental hygiene in dementia patients."Poor oral health can lead to pneumonia and ... Read more...

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Himalaya firm forays into herbal oral care segment


December 16th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's leading herbal health and personal care company Himalaya Drug Co Thursday announced its foray into the oral care segment with a range of herbal products for treatment ... Read more...

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New treatment to banish gum disease in 5 hours


September 26th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A remarkable treatment for gum disease that lasts four to five hours has offered new hope to those with dental woes.Gum disease, the primary cause of tooth loss, ... Read more...

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Taste genes predict dental caries


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): A new study has hypothesized that genetic variation in taste pathway genes (TAS2R38, TAS1R2, GNAT3) may be associated with dental caries risk and/or protection.According to researchers from University ... Read more...

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Tooth regeneration gel could make painful fillings history


June 29th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new gel that encourages growth of cells inside teeth that have cavities could replace the painful procedure of fillings.The new gel or thin film could eliminate the ... Read more...

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Regular Tooth Brushing Keeps Heart Disease At Bay


May 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Failing to brush your teeth regularly may give you more than a bad breath now. Studies have revealed that regular tooth brushing helps to ward ... Read more...

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Cleaning teeth twice a day can prevent heart attack


May 29th, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice day can help protect against heart attack, reveals a new study. According to scientists, those who fail to keep their teeth clean have a higher ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth twice daily to avoid heart disease


May 28th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice a day could go a long way reducing the risk of heart disease, says a new study. Over the last 20 years, there has been ... Read more...

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49 percent Indians do not use toothbrush: Survey


April 12th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Indians have "low level of awareness about the importance of oral health and hygiene" and nearly half of them do not use toothbrush and toothpaste, a survey ... Read more...

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Women with gum disease likely to have premature babies


March 18th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) It's important to take care of the teeth and if you are pregnant, you should be doubly careful. A new study says pregnant women with gum disease are ... Read more...

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Kissing spreads bugs that protect pregnancy


October 31st, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Kissing was created to spread germs which build up immunity to illness, believe scientists.The loved-up gesture allows a bug, which is dangerous in pregnancy, to be passed from ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit flags off mobile dental vans


September 12th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday flagged off a fleet of five mobile dental vans to mark World Oral Health Day and appealed to the people to ... Read more...

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Laser ultrasound helps determine dental health


August 19th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Dentists can now size up the mineral content of tooth enamel non-invasively with the help of laser-generated ultrasound, says a new study. This is the first time anyone has ... Read more...

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Abbey Clancy wore invisible braces to correct ‘crooked’ smile


August 9th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): TV personality and model Abbey Clancy has revealed that she used invisible braces to correct her 'crooked' smile, a secret that's been tipped to boost her earnings by ... Read more...

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Diets bad for the teeth may be harmful for the body too


July 10th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Dental disease may be a warning that the high-glycemic diet that led to dental problems in the short term may, in the long term, cause harm to the ... Read more...

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Is your mouth clean enough to kiss your girl friend?


May 19th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Whether you're about to kiss your girl friend or begin a job interview, how would you know whether your breath is sweet and clean. Tel Aviv University (TAU) researchers ... Read more...

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Soon, pocket-sized ‘okay to kiss’ kit to alert you to foul odour in breath


May 19th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Kissing a partner may turn out to be disastrous if one's breath is not sweet. But these concerns may soon be history, thanks to pocket-sized breath test that ... Read more...

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Compounds from fish oil may resolve periodontal inflammation


April 6th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Boston University scientists say that they have discovered a new family of biologically active products of omega-3 fatty acids, which can resolve periodontal inflammation and restore the gums ... Read more...

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Periodontal disease bacterium may reactivate latent HIV-1


April 4th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Japanese researchers suggest that periodontal disease may act as a risk factor for reactivating latent HIV-1 in affected individuals.Scientists from Tokyo-based Nihon University highlight the fact that latently ... Read more...

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More mouth germs increase risk of heart attack


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) People with more germs in their mouths are more prone to a heart attack, says a new American study. Though many studies have hinted at a link between ... Read more...

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Better oral hygiene may help reduce pregnancy complications


March 31st, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Expecting mothers could reduce the risk of complications in their pregnancies and new-born babies by paying closer attention to oral hygiene, scientist have suggested.Bacteria from a mother's mouth ... Read more...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis ups periodontal disease risk


October 27th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 27 (ANI): A new study suggests that rheumatoid arthritis sufferers may be at increased risk for periodontal diseasea gum disease characterized by inflammation that leads to separation of the ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth for a successful love life!


July 4th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 4 (ANI): No success in love life? Well, all you need to do in that case is be committed to oral hygiene, for bad breath may be whats keeping ... Read more...

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Tooth loss leads to increased esophageal, head and neck, and lung cancer risk


May 14th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Taking care of your teeth just became imperative, for Japanese researchers have found a strong link between tooth loss and increased risk of esophageal, head and neck, ... Read more...

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Computerised toothbrush makes oral hygiene a game


April 5th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.5 (ANI): Technology experts at the National Taiwan University have applied a "learning through play" approach to make it fun for children to brush their teeth.Hao-hua Chu and his ... Read more...

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Delhi school children brush their teeth in a record attempt


November 14th, 2007 - 1:55 am ICT by admin
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