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Researchers Identify New Dental Cavity-Causing Species

Posted by Z Dental Group - June 18th, 2011

A team of scientists from Boston has confirmed that the bacterium Streptococcus mutans is a primary culprit in early childhood caries (EEC) cavities on the first set of teeth, and has identified a new species of bacterium, Scardovia wiggsiae, which they suspect is also a major contributor. They report their findings in the Journal of […]

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Survivor urges smokers to give up

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 1st, 2011

Mouth cancer charity, the Mouth Cancer Foundation, is urging everyone to have regular dental checks, especially if they smoke. There is a proven link between smoking and mouth cancer and dentists are more likely to detect the early symptoms of mouth cancer. Early detection can save lives. 85% [1] of head and neck cancers are […]

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Bad breath – causes and solutions!

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 28th, 2011

Bad breath is a big problem for many and is still a big taboo in most places. It is a pity that bad breath is so hard to talk about, because it is not very hard to do something about. This article will deal with two questions concerning bad breath: Why do people have bad […]

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Oral piercing can cause dental health problems

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 26th, 2011

Many individuals who consider having their tongue pierced think that the only side effects of the procedure may be slight swelling or slurred speech, but the American Dental Association (ADA) warns that more serious dental problems can ensue. The mouth is a warm, moist environment in which bacteria thrive, the ADA explains. This may allow […]

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Renal transplant patients need lip cancer screenings

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 24th, 2011

February 23, 2011 — The appearance of lip cancer (LC) in renal transplant patients (RTPs) is associated with immunosuppressant treatment, sun exposure, and tobacco, and these patients should avoid smoking and unprotected exposure to sunlight, according to a study in Oral Oncology Researchers from Complutense University in Madrid, Spain, wanted to establish the incidence of […]

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What are the Causes of Yellow Teeth?

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 19th, 2011

Have your teeth lost their luster? Teeth discoloration is a common dental problem that annoys men and women alike. Before you think about whitening your teeth, you should understand why teeth get discolored or yellow in the first place. 1. Cigarettes – If you want a beautiful smile, you should avoid smoking. Cigarettes and cigars […]

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Tooth Abscess

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 8th, 2011

A tooth abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) resulting from a bacterial infection in the center of a tooth. Causes, incidence, and risk factors A tooth abscess is a complication of tooth decay. It may also result from trauma to the tooth, such as when a tooth is broken or chipped. Openings in […]

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