Posts Tagged ‘sugary drinks’
Facts and Myths About Tooth Decay
Tooth decay (also called dental cavities or dental caries) – The destruction of the surfaces (dentin and/or enamel) of a tooth and infiltration of bacteria into tooth structure. Tooth decay results from the action of bacteria that live in plaque. Plaque is a sticky, whitish film formed by bacteria and food debris which adheres to…Read More
Can Your Dentist Help Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer?
Pancreatic cancer is a malignancy, originating from transformed cells in tissues forming the pancreas. Pancreatic cancer is ranked #4 amongst cancer related deaths today. Difficulty in detection, leads to diagnosis in later stages, resulting in a low cure rate. Pancreatic cancer is responsible for about 40,000 deaths a year in the United States alone. Early diagnosis is…Read More