Solar-powered chair to help Dental Care

Docklands resident Kim Groizard went on a backpacking trip to Cambodia a few years ago, which led her to an idea for a charity to provide portable dental chairs. After visiting the rural regions of Cambodia and witnessing the poor health conditions that young children and adults lived in, Ms Groizard was determined to make…

Periodontitis: why we need a vaccine for Gum Disease

Scientists from The University of Melbourne have developed a world-first vaccine to treat gum disease. Their research, published in the journal NPJ Vaccines, has so far only tested the vaccine in mice. If successful in human trials, the vaccine will be able to prevent chronic gum disease – or periodontitis – that is considered the main cause of tooth loss…

5 natural remedies for gum pain that work!

Gum pain can be caused due to an underlying inflammation of the gums or poor oral hygiene. Whatever might be the cause of gum pain, here are a few home remedies that are easily available in your kitchen and can help you fight gum pain naturally. Here are top five home remedies for gum pain!…