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The top things Brits do first thing in the morning – from brushing teeth to having coffee

The top things Brits do first thing in the morning – from brushing teeth to having coffee

But despite this, the study of 2,000 adults found one in six feel stressed the moment they wake up.And this isn’t always helped by the alarm – of t [...]
Not brushing your teeth properly raises the risk of liver cancer by 75% – study

Not brushing your teeth properly raises the risk of liver cancer by 75% – study

The other is that those living with poor oral health conditions, such as missing teeth, are more likely to eat softer and potentially less nutritio [...]
Habit to 'avoid' when brushing teeth as it removes strengthening mineral, dentist warns

Habit to 'avoid' when brushing teeth as it removes strengthening mineral, dentist warns

According to the Oral Health Foundation, at least one in three adults in the UK have some form of tooth decay, while one in four do not brush twice [...]
Brushing teeth shown to reduce heart failure risk – how many times a day should do it?

Brushing teeth shown to reduce heart failure risk – how many times a day should do it?

Heart failure is a condition where the heart is unable to pump enough blood around the body, if this happens it usually means the heart is too stif [...]
Brushing teeth at a certain time of day is a 'significant' factor for longevity says study

Brushing teeth at a certain time of day is a 'significant' factor for longevity says study

A long life is coveted and there are many roads to getting there. Some appear to be mapped out for you - genetics being the obvious determiner. How [...]
How not brushing your teeth properly can lead to strokes, heart disease and dementia

How not brushing your teeth properly can lead to strokes, heart disease and dementia

There are two specific conditions connected to oral health - atherosclerosis where a build-up of fatty ‘plaque’ thickens the artery walls and reduc [...]
Cancer symptoms: A woman spotted a cancerous lesion when brushing her teeth – signs

Cancer symptoms: A woman spotted a cancerous lesion when brushing her teeth – signs

LAURA O'DONNELL would enjoy her fortnightly trip to the beauty salon; there, she would undress in a private room, get comfortable, and allow the wa [...]
Dr Alex George warns brushing in the mornings could be 'bad for your teeth'

Dr Alex George warns brushing in the mornings could be 'bad for your teeth'

Even after eating breakfast, brushing teeth should be avoided after eating anything acidic – no matter what time of the day. Foods containing citri [...]
Oral health: Want nice breath and healthy teeth? Kissing is ‘just as good’ as brushing

Oral health: Want nice breath and healthy teeth? Kissing is ‘just as good’ as brushing

Apart from reaping oral health benefits, Dr Kasem also explained that kissing can boost your immune system.He said: “Last but not least, the exchan [...]
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