Coffee has antioxidants and antioxidants help fight gum disease, so does coffee help fight gum disease? That’s the question researchers from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine wanted to answer when they conducted their study on the impact of coffee on oral health. Interestingly they concluded, “Coffee consumption did not have an adverse effect on periodontal health,
20% of U.S. Children have at least one untreated decayed tooth before kindergarten, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)1. Untreated tooth decay (cavities) can lead to pain, weight loss, missed school days, poor appearance and decreased self-esteem. It’s critical children have strong, healthy teeth because their first set of teeth helps ensure their adult teeth come in correctly and are healthy.