In general, the health of an individual and a population is the result of interaction between genetics and various environmental factors, of which diet/nutrition is the most important. Human beings evolved on a diet that was balanced in the n-6 and n-3 essential fatty acids with a ratio of n-6/n-3 of 1-2/1 whereas today this… Continue reading Nutrition and Genetics Working Together to Fight Covid-19
Do you Know what Germs live on your Patients’ Toothbrush? By Melissa Busch from Dr. Bicuspid What’s on your toothbrush? Mostly just bacteria from your mouth, according to a study published on January 31 in Microbiome. The types of bacteria living on toothbrushes reflect microbes commonly found in the oral cavity and on the skin —… Continue reading Do Germs Live on Your Toothbrush?
Sugar Is Not the Only Culprit for Tooth Decay Sugar consumption is a well-known factor that affects oral and systemic health. Patients need to understand the different types of sugars and the importance of how sugar affects them systemically. It is important to remember that tooth decay depends on more than just the frequency of… Continue reading 4 SUGAR FACTS FOR YOU
In the early days of the pandemic, many thought that dental offices and dental schools could be a risky healthcare environment that would lead to infections among dental professionals, student dentists, dentistry instructors and patients. “It didn’t turn out that way,” says professor Michael Glogauer 9T3, 9T9 Dip Perio, 9T9 PhD, who is also dentist-in-chief at the… Continue reading Measuring Immunity at Dental Schools