Secondhand Smoke and Cavities

Secondhand Smoke and Cavities
Exposure to secondhand smoke could make children more susceptible to cavities, although more research is needed before it can be considered a risk factor. One way to accomplish this would be to look for evidence of exposure to nicotine in the blood of …
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Good Oral Health Care Can Lead to Better Management of Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association reports in its online journal that "periodontal treatment leads to an improvement of glycemic [blood sugar] control in type 2 diabetic patients for at least three months." In a population where some one-third of all …
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Bringing up baby
New recommendation: The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that parents keep their toddlers in rear-facing car seats much longer. Why it's better: "The revised … This echoed recommendations made earlier in the year by the American Dental …
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