In a blog for people with diabetes, dentists and researchers Josh Twigg and Ambrina Qureshi explain the link between gum health and blood sugar levels and what the latest evidence shows about the impact of treating gum disease (periodontitis) on blood sugar levels.
Tag: oral health
In this blog, Beatriz Goulao shares news of the latest evidence on routine scale and polish and dental check-ups, and reflects on the more complicated story that emerges when finding out what people value.
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence for aspects of routine dental care. Something to smile about? Or are there big gaps...?
In a blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, dentist Bosun Hong writes about the latest evidence on chlorhexidine mouthwash for gum health.
Liv Chapman writes for parents about new Cochrane evidence on whether fluoride mouthrinses can prevent tooth decay in children
Liv Chapman talks about her experience of orthodontic retainers and whether evidence can help us choose between them
New evidence on the benefits of oral cryotherapy for people having certain cancer treatments