There is a direct link between men and gum disease and cancer. A man who has a history of gum (periodontal) disease is 14 percent more likely to develop cancer than a man who has healthy gums. Periodontal refers to the area “around the tooth.” The Connection Specifically, periodontal disease and the development of blood […]
There is a direct link between men and gum disease and cancer. A man who has a history of gum (periodontal) disease is 14 percent more likely to develop cancer than a man who has healthy gums. Periodontal refers to the area “around the tooth.” [Read more…]
What do dental floss, a full head of hair, money, and tea have in common? Not much, except that they’re all linked to better health outcomes for men. Here’s a brief overview of some fascinating new research. Some people won’t take care of themselves because they should. But according to new research, if you throw […]
Sound nuts? Maybe, but it’s true. Men who regularly brush their teeth are less likely to have bad breath and gum disease. And men with gum disease are three times more likely to have erection problems than those with cleaner mouths. (The fact that men with bad breath have more trouble getting dates, which leads to less sex, is a completely separate issue.)
When it comes to teeth, it seems like we always hear about the foods we shouldn’t eat or the beverages we shouldn’t drink because they cause cavities. But are there foods and drinks that could actually prevent tooth decay and cavities. Turns out the answer is Yes, as you’ll read in this guest post from Jon Engle.
There is more to healthy teeth than just brushing and flossing. For optimal dental health and general wellbeing, it is important to eat the right foods for your teeth. While cavities and gum disease aren’t regarded as life threatening illnesses, more studies are finding that dental health is related to other health outcomes such as heart disease, mental illness, and neurological disorders. In addition to regular dentist appointments and proper at home care, make sure you are getting enough of the following foods for the prevention of tooth decay, periodontal disease, and to increase your overall health and wellbeing.