Improving gum health may reduce heart risk – the evidence continues to roll in.

Researchers at Columbia University in New York suggest that if you look after your gums, you could also be reducing your risk of heart disease. They claim that improving dental care slows the speed with which plaque builds up in the arteries.
the same bacteria that cause dental plaque can escape from the mouth into the bloodstream and trigger clots.

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day – Wednesday September 18th.

In 2011 Mouth Cancer Awareness Day was successfully launched in Ireland by the Mouth Cancer Awareness Group. Members of the public are encouraged to visit dentists participating in the scheme for a FREE mouth cancer examination.  The Mouth Cancer Foundation has recently launched its Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme which encourages all dental practice toContinue reading “Mouth Cancer Awareness Day – Wednesday September 18th.”