The latest updates on dental technology, treatments and how Nashville Restorative Dentistry is working to deliver the best possible care for our patients.
Can Brushing Your Teeth Prevent Heart Disease?
Dec 11, 2013
A new study from the researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds that there is indeed a link between bacteria in the mouth and heart disease. A three-year study discovered that as gum health improves, the advancement of atherosclerosis is slowed significantly. A Definite Correlation The build-up of plaque in arteries is a key risk factor for stroke, heart disease, and death. The study followed 420 adults who were examined for periodontal infection. Plaque samples were taken...
New Study Uncovers Startling Facts About Going to the Dentist
Dec 04, 2013
For many people, the thought of going to the dentist causes quite a bit of anxiety. You may find yourself dreading it even more as the day draws near. By the day of your appointment, you can have yourself worked into quite a frenzy. New research has discovered some startling facts about what happens in the human brain when people hear the sounds of suction instruments and dental drills. According to a report from the Society for Neuroscience, Japanese researchers...