Diabetes and oral health

Diabetes and oral health

Diabetes and oral health impact each other in ways that the general public may not often consider. Compared to the broader population, individuals with diabetes face greater risk of periodontal disease, which may begin with inflamed gums and bleeding. Unchecked, this...
Why being overweight can result in major tooth erosion

Why being overweight can result in major tooth erosion

In a recent study, published by researchers from King’s College London, new data has revealed there is a significant link between obesity and tooth erosion. What is tooth erosion? Tooth erosion, or tooth wear, is a common oral condition in which the surfaces of your...
Australian kids & adults’ oral health set to worsen as Covid lockdowns continue

Australian kids & adults’ oral health set to worsen as Covid lockdowns continue

An Australian Dental Association (ADA) spokesperson has warned residents staying indoors during lockdowns (or not), that snacking more frequently increases the risk of long term dental problems. While Australia’s track record on oral health is patchy at the best of...