On this difficulty, we’re specializing in a standard situation that almost all of us will endure from in some unspecified time in the future in our lives, gum illness. Gum illness is an irritation of the gums, brought on by a build-up of plaque and leads to the gums turning into very pink and swollen.

We are able to remove and forestall gum illness by common brushing and frequent dental visits, however when these are ignored or forgotten, it may possibly result in a extra extreme kind of gum illness known as periodontal illness.

There was a number of recent analysis trying into periodontal illness, linking it with each most cancers in older girls, and Alzheimer’s Illness. On this difficulty, we talk about each of those research and supply some nice recommendation for holding gum illness at bay.

Our August version additionally includes a piece on oral well being habits at festivals, in addition to the significance of excellent oral well being (and penalties of dangerous oral well being) in relation to relationship.

Lastly, we now have a small round-up about two improbable charity occasions which have taken place throughout the final month – a golf event in Brighton which has managed to boost £10,000 – and likewise an occasion in Glasgow which has set a brand new world file for the largest smile!

We hope you get pleasure from this difficulty of Phrase of Mouth and we’ll be again for extra subsequent month.

View: Phrase of Mouth: August 2017