Know Your Nutrients: Iron

Know Your Nutrients: Iron

Periodontal disease isn’t just about your gums. It’s not even about your mouth. It’s about your whole body health. The latest reminder? A follow-up study in the Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology recently confirmed that periodontitis – severe, advanced gum...
Why You Need Zinc

Why You Need Zinc

Like iodine, zinc is an essential trace mineral. Though you only need a little, it matters a lot. Zinc helps regulate your digestive system and strengthen your bones. It’s involved in cellular metabolism and immune function, protein synthesis and wound healing, DNA...
Easing Dental Anxiety: Sedation Dentistry

Easing Dental Anxiety: Sedation Dentistry

If your child is anxious about visiting the dentist, is it a case of the apple not falling far from the tree? A study published last year in the Journal of Pain Research found a definite correlation between parents’ dental fear and that of their children. An earlier...
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