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Cigarettes Change Your Mouth Bacteria
September 5, 2021

Cigarettes Change Your Mouth Bacteria

According to the International Society for Microbial Ecology, cigarettes alter the mouth’s microbiome, which changes the way bacteria break down toxins. This inevitably leads to tooth decay and other oral disease. The human mouth contains over 600 species of bacteria and it is believed that 75% of all oral cancers can be linked to cigarettes

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This Just In: Dentists Can Predict Heart Disease!
May 22, 2020

This Just In: Dentists Can Predict Heart Disease!

According to the Journal of the American Dental Association, a study was conducted in Sweden to examine whether or not dentists could effectively spot signs of early cardiovascular disease. The study consisted of 200 patients aged 45+ with no record of visiting a health professional or taking medication for symptoms related to high blood pressure in

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