Green Tea for Healthy Teeth and Gums

9 03 2009

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Periodontology green tea consumed daily, on a regular basis helps to keep teeth and gums healthy for longer. An analysis of 940 Japanese men between 49 to 59 years old showed that catechin by reducing inflammation promotes a better periodontal health, preventing bleeding and loss of attachment of tooth to gum. Previous studies have also shown that regular use of dental thread can prolong lifespan even 5 years, making dental and periodontal care important factors in overall body health.

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