Like cheese? It’s better for your teeth than milk or yogurt

Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it’s especially important to bone health. But there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health in particular. However, according to a new study published in the May/June 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal …

New Evidence About Fluoride

In an advance toward solving a 50-year-old mystery, scientists are reporting new evidence on how the fluoride in drinking water, toothpastes, mouth rinses and other oral care products prevents tooth decay. Karin Jacobs and colleagues explain that despite a half-century of scientific research, controversy still exists over exactly how fluoride …

Reconsidering Diet Sodas …

In an effort to stop weight gain, millions of Americans turn to diet sodas (and other “diet” drinks) every day for fewer calories, energy, and the satisfaction of drinking something that “tastes good”. Of course, there is no evidence available that actually says we lose weight because of drinking these …