GETTING SOME SUN CAN HELP...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
For most of us the sun is the main source of our intake of vitamin D which keeps our bones and teeth in good condition. Vitamin D helps maintain our...
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GRAPHENE: THE NEW HOPE IN...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
A new nano-product with anti-bacterial properties may become a powerful alternative to antibiotics. Japanese scientists are currently developing a new product, originally invented in Manchester, that has anti-bacterial properties in...
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GUM RECESSION AND THE LINK...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Hormones are the chemical messengers of the body supervising just about all aspects of physical and mental development. If they change or ‘go wrong’ then the effects can be debilitating...
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Just having an Electric Toothbrush...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Moving from a Manual Toothbrush to an Electric Toothbrush is a GREAT first step to better Oral Hygiene – but are you using it properly? So if you want clean...
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KEY BACTERIUM IN GUM DISEASE...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Key gene in virulence identified will aid in combating gum disease. Oral bacteria are notoriously difficult to cultivate in the laboratory, making it difficult to carry out research on them.A...
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MECHANISMS CONNECTING PERIODONTAL DISEASE AND...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
Type 2 diabetes is a global problem, one-tenth of the population presently suffer with it and the number is increasing. Projections are that 50% of the population will be affected...
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MICROBIOLOGY CONNECTING GUM DISEASE AND...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
A Swedish team has unravelled the connection between gum disease (periodontitis) and heart disease (atherosclerosis) and the culprit's name is: Porphyromonas gingivalis. This bacterium is a common constituent in dental...
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MILK IN YOUR TEA CAN...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
In dental circles it is well known that certain drinks have a propensity to discolour teeth. Red wine, black coffee, tea and cola drinks among them. However research in Alberta,...
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NOVELTY IMPLANT TO MAKE YOUR...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
A company is offering free implants but could put your teeth on edge! An Argentinian beer company is offering free implant treatment to rugby players who lose a tooth in...
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ONE IN THREE CHILDREN START...
12 May 2021 Dr Alan Sidi
The blame for this is laid at the door of soft drinks and fruit juices which have high sugar content but there is also the question of encouraging small children...
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