EP 816 A Lifesaving Toothpaste?
November 29, 2016•13 min
A new study has shown that a special toothpaste significantly reduced dental plaque in the mouth, as well as inflammation throughout the entire body.A new study has shown that a special toothpaste (called Plaque HD) significantly reduced dental plaque in the mouth and inflammation throughout the entire body. Inflammation can lead to atherosclerosis when plaque builds up in your blood vessels. This buildup in your arteries is the main cause of heart attacks and strokes. The study's senior author is Charles H. Hennekens, MD, DrPH, first Sir Richard Doll Professor & Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. In this podcast, Dr. Hennekens discusses the study and why it's important, especially for people with heart disease or heart risks. Bonus!7 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eats