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November 2012

Impacted Wisdom Teeth Should Always Be Removed, Says Dentist

According to the American Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, having wisdom teeth removed during the teenage years not only improves dental and oral health, but may also reduce the chance of illness later in life.

A recent survey was made to 174 dentists, see the survey reasons.

Tooth Scaling Associated With Decreased Cardiovascular Disease

Tooth Scaling Associated With Decreased Cardiovascular Disease

Recent study results showed an association between regular tooth scaling and a decreased risk of future cardiovascular events. “Poor oral hygiene has been associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease,” authors of the study wrote. “However, the association between preventive dentistry and cardiovascular risk reduction has remained undetermined.” Using a nationwide, population-based study and a prospective cohort design, the research team aimed to “investigate the association between tooth scaling and the risk of cardiovascular events.