Posts Tagged ‘ Crest Pro Health ’
Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Preventing it may save your life – or your child’s
Evidence of the association of periodontal disease, sometimes called “gum disease”, with general health issues is overwhelming. Studies at the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information), a division of the NIH (National Institute of Health), clearly delineate the association of gum disease with cardiovascular issues, diabetes and pregnancy: “Robust evidence shows the association of periodontal […]
Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride: Which is Best for Me?
Sodium Fluoride vs. Stannous Fluoride: Which is best for me? Sodium fluoride and stannous fluoride are the two major active ingredients in modern toothpastes, with sodium fluoride by far the most common. Both prevent cavities. Stannous fluoride’s advantage is its antimicrobial effect versus the bacteria which cause gum disease – but note that any toothpaste […]