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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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Caution Advised Over Use Of New ‘Dissolvable Tobacco’ Products

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

The first study to analyze the complex ingredients in the new genre of dissolvable tobacco products has concluded that these pop-into-the-mouth replacements for cigarettes in places where smoking is banned have the potential to cause mouth diseases and other problems. The report appears in ACS’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. John V. Goodpaster and […]

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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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