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Vitamin C For Your Mouth

Vitamin C is Crucial for Oral Health Find out how to get enough in your diet. Vitamin C has long been known to be beneficial to oral health. In the 1800s, British sailors used to receive daily rations of lime juice aboard long sea voyages to ensure the health of their crews—thus preventing the dreaded disease known as scurvy. Though they didn't understand the mechanism for the improvement, we now [...]

Vitamin C For Your Mouth2022-03-22T08:00:49-07:00

These are Times that Stress Kids’ Mouths

What does a student facing exam pressure have in common with a World War I soldier—or an 18th-Century British sailor? More than you might think. Kids surviving on junk food and stress are at risk of two retro tooth-and-gum woes: trench mouth and scurvy. Trench Mouth (named for the soldiers) is better known today as ANUG, or Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis. While it's similar to periodontal disease, what sets ANUG [...]

These are Times that Stress Kids’ Mouths2017-02-28T00:00:54-08:00
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