Celiac disease is one of the most common chronic genetic autoimmune disorders in the world and can affect children and adults. Individuals with this disorder have permanent intolerance to gluten, which is a protein in wheat, rye, barley and related grains. The gluten leads to damage of the small intestine lining. Heredity plays a role…

In the US, the growing gap between the rich and the poor is now so entrenched that it shows up just about everywhere, even in something as simple as a smile. Are you part of the 1%? A large portion of American spending on dental work is now cosmetic procedures (paywall) for the wealthy—including extravagant splurges on $1,000-a-pop veneers, “gum contouring,” and…

Everyone knows that eating a good mix of vitamins and minerals is vital for optimum health, but did you know that these nutrients are just as essential for your dental health or how can your vitamin protect your smile? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47.2% of American adults have some form of…

Smoking weakens dental pulp’s ability to fight illness and disease, according to the Case Western University School of Dental Medicine, further weakening the teeth’s defense mechanisms. “That might explain why smokers have poorer endodontic outcomes and delayed healing than non-smokers,” said Anita Aminoshariae, DDS, MS, associate professor of endodontics and director of predoctoral endodontics. The…

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