Oral health problems in elite athletes 'must be addressed'
Poor oral health affecting athletes' general health and performance shows 'no signs of improvement' and must be remedied, say a group of UCL-led health experts and sporting bodies.
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:00:00 PDT
The balance between acids and host protection in a healthy mouth disrupted by high acidity drinks
Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a "triple-threat"...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Aug 2014 01:00:00 PDT
What's the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don't agree
Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is 'unacceptably inconsistent', finds new UCL research.
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Aug 2014 04:00:00 PDT
Risk of pneumonia in the elderly doubled by sleeping in dentures
Poor oral health and hygiene are increasingly recognized as major risk factors for pneumonia among the elderly.
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Only 1 in 10 smokers who visited a dentist received advice to quit
Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers (HCPs), according to a study from Ohio State University.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:00:00 PDT