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2014-08-06 03:30:35

University of Adelaide Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a "triple-threat" of permanent damage to young people's teeth. For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage is caused by acidity to the teeth within the first 30 seconds of acid attack. The researchers say drinks high in acidity combined with...

2014-07-10 23:09:41

Kelowna dentists at Okanagan Smiles warn against brushing right after consuming the fruits and drinks so popular in the summer. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Most of the time, your dentist is reminding when you should brush your teeth, but with summer indulgences ahead and the popularity of energy drinks on the rise, one Kelowna dental clinic is warning people about when not to brush. “A lot of patients don’t think about how brushing your teeth after drinking a pop...

2014-04-25 04:22:21

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --If the eyes are the windows to your soul, then your mouth is the gateway to your overall health. Research has found a surprising number of links between the state of your oral health and your overall health. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/78138) Be on the lookout for these warning signs provided for you by Marc Liechtung, DMD, inventor of the Snap-on Smile® and principal in New York-based Manhattan Dental Arts, a practice that...

2014-02-04 08:36:25

The ProNamel "Acid Truth" Initiative Reveals the Potential Impact of Everyday Foods and Drinks on Tooth Enamel and Presents Simple Solutions for Helping to Protect Your Teeth MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are just a month into their New Year's resolutions to improve their diet, but what most people don't realize is that everyday foods and drinks, even healthier choices, that are core to today's modern diet can cause their tooth enamel to become...

2013-11-25 23:25:10

Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, announces its top tips for avoiding emergency dental surgery this holiday season. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, announces its top tips for avoiding emergency dental surgery this holiday season. “The holidays are supposed to be an occasion where we spend time with family and friends...

2013-06-28 23:21:10

A May 28, 2013 article by Science Daily shows a link between the acid in soda, and tooth enamel damage (“Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth: Acids Erode Enamel”). Patients should realize that many factors can be involved in tooth and enamel damage, says Woodland Hills dentist Dr. Kaveh Kanani, listing out five factors in enamel erosion leading to dental work. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Tooth enamel may be more prone to damage than dental patients...

Study Finds Energy And Sports Drinks Damage Teeth
2012-05-04 07:30:47

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A new study in the clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) found that increased consumption of energy and sports drinks leads to irreversible tooth damage. Researchers looked at nine energy drinks and 13 sports drinks. The report, published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, explains how the high acidity level in these drinks can erode tooth enamel, which is the outer layer of teeth. The findings by the research group show...

2012-05-02 09:46:24

Though energy drinks found twice as likely to destroy enamel than sports drinks A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth–specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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