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Root Canals

Root Canal Teeth & Systemic Disease

Root canals are often a last resort attempt to save diseased teeth. They’re also potential harbors for toxic bacterial infections. New research in the journal Dentistry offers further evidence of the link between root canal teeth and systemic illness. The root...

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Diet & Nutrition

Don’t Let E. coli Steal Your Leafy Greens

It’s no surprise that consumer confidence in leafy greens has plummeted since E. coli traced to romaine lettuce sickened hundreds of individuals, put 89 in the hospital, and killed five. What’s unfortunate is that it may be scaring folks away from any kind of leafy...

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Dental Health

Don’t Grind Your Teeth Away

How much sleep do you get each night? Did you know that it might affect your teeth? A recent Korean study found that sleeping too little or too much meant more tooth loss than among those who slept 6 to 8 hours nightly. It also meant more diabetes, hypertension,...

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man sleeping with night guard
Fluoride / Fluoridation

How to Get Fluoride-Free Water

So back to the problem of drinking fluoride – or rather, how to avoid that problem to begin with. The answer isn’t necessarily bottled water. Bottled waters vary widely in quality. Some are no more than packaged water from municipal supplies. Where those supplies...

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