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Smoking changes the mouth’s microbiome significantly, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins. according to results published in the ISME (International Society for Microbial Ecology) Journal, cigarette smoking changes the mouth’s microbiome significantly, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and mortality in the US, leading to 480,000 deaths annually, or 20% of all deaths. According to CDC figures ( Central Disease Control ) Over 16 million people live with a smoking-related illness in the US. In 2014, the CDC estimated

Scientists are developing a potential long-lasting treatment for sensitive teeth Rather than soothe and comfort, a hot cup of tea or cocoa can cause people with sensitive teeth a jolt of pain. But scientists are now developing a new biomaterial that can potentially rebuild worn enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity for an extended period. They describe the material, which they tested on dogs, in the journal ACS Nano.