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Second-hand smoke may be a cavity risk

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

People who inhale second-hand smoke may be at a higher risk from cavities. That’s according to a study led by Dr Taru Kinnunen, director of the Tobacco Dependence Treatment and Research Programme at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr Kinnunen said that altought the study was still in its infancy, it found that second-hand […]

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Dentist says ‘fluoridation’ will help deprived kids

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

New research released this week indicates children’s dental health in Wales suffers as a result of their deprived background. The study revealed only half of the Welsh population has access to an NHS dentist. It also showed more than three quarters of children under the age of 15 in the least deprived areas of Wales […]

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Potential Tooth Loss Link To Breast Cancer

Posted by Z Dental Group - February 16th, 2011

A new study suggests that women may be over 11 times more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have missing teeth and gum disease. The study (1), carried out by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden on over three thousand patients, showed that out of the 41 people who developed breast cancer those who […]

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