Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tooth Decay May Prohibit Growth in Children

The effects of tooth decay may have a greater effect on health than previously thought. According to a study published in the online version of the medical journal Pediatrics, tooth decay may actually push back growth in children! The Purpose of the Study The study was conducted at University College London and King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital in Saudi Arabia. Continue Reading

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Bacteria Present in Gum Disease May Lead to Oral Cancer: How Dental Care Can Help Prevent It

In a study published in the Journal of Virology, researchers at Case Western Reserve University discovered that the by-products of bacteria found in gum disease (i.e. fatty acids) can lead to Kaposi sarcoma—cancer-related tumors and lesions in the mouth. Since Kaposi sarcoma can initially show up as mouth lesions and eventually turn into malignant tumors, early detection of this type Continue Reading

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Importance of Oral Hygiene During ALS Awareness Month

Toronto, Ontario, June 5, 2015 – Princeview Dental (www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is releasing an advisement on the importance of oral hygiene during ALS Awareness Month. “Many patients with ALS may feel embarrassed about asking for assistance with oral hygiene,” says Dr. Janice Mummery, founder of Princeview Dental. “But as the disease progresses and they lose motor Continue Reading

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