Brush your teeth -- postpone Alzheimer's

Brush Your Teeth — Prevent Alzheimer’s

You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer´s disease.   The researchers have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) plays a decisive role in whether a person developes Alzheimer´s or not. “We discovered DNA-based proof…

Blueberries for teeth health

How Blueberries Can Protect & Strengthen Your Teeth

A handful of dark-coloured berries may lower the risk of tooth decay, a new study shows. Scientists have found that nutrients in cranberries and blueberries can be highly effective in protecting the teeth against a strand of bacteria responsible for accelerating tooth decay. These natural compounds, known as polyphenols, help fend off harmful bacteria in the…

Caring for your teeth at Stone Mountain Dentist

Caring for Teeth and Gums

Good teeth and gum care is an important part of maintaining overall health. Poor oral health is significantly associated with major chronic diseases, can cause disability, and contribute to low self-esteem. Proper teeth and gum care does not require excessive time or expensive oral hygiene instruments. Avoiding simple sugars, and implementing daily gentle tooth brushing…