Home > Lifestyle > Oral health > News News All sections in Oral Health » A Dentist Visit » About Oral Health » Bad Breath » Caring for your Teeth » Common Problems » Cosmetic Procedures » Dental First Aid » Diet and Teeth » Health Tips » Kids' Teeth » Oral Health and » Oral Health News Tooth extraction before heart surgery may be risky A study suggests that patients who have infected teeth extracted before undergoing heart surgery may expose themselves to adverse health outcomes. Follow us on Twitter » Like us on Facebook » Read Health24 blogs » Ask the Dental expert » What to eat for white teeth Tooth picks Scientists find Plague DNA in teeth Scientists have found DNA of a pathogen that caused two of the deadliest pandemics in history - and warn that it could strike again. Students warned against unaccredited institutions Oxbridge Academy in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, is not accredited by the Professional Board to offer Dental Practice Assistant training. Fluoride may prevent white marks from braces Adolescents may not be able to get out of wearing braces, but using a high-fluoride toothpaste could help them avoid white marks. Dental implants not always best choice Dental implants are not always the best choice for diseased teeth, instead attempting to save the tooth with treatment may be a better idea. Acupuncture could help in dentist's chair For people who fear going to the dentist, a natural remedy may help them overcome thier gag reflex. “ Latest comment on Health24 Vickers Vermeulen says... YUK! Pheromone parties: why you should sniff your date's armpits ” Glass-ionomer fillings not inferior to amalgams There is no evidence that high viscosity glass-ionomers are inferior to silver amalgams. Poor dental health may affect thinking Tooth loss and bleeding gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged. Ongoing oral healthcare essential in seniors Advancements in dentistry make it more likely that older adults will keep their teeth longer, which means ongoing oral healthcare is essential. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.