Study Confirms the Link Between Gum Disease and High Blood Pressure Gum disease may make it harder to treat high blood pressure, finds study of 3,600 U.S. adults. Gum disease may make it more difficult to treat high blood pressure, based on a recent study that links gum disease to higher blood pressure levels. Findings [...]
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The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, IRS registered 501(c)3 non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research funding, advocacy, and patient support activities. Oral and oropharyngeal cancers are the largest group of those cancers which fall into the head and neck cancer category. Common names for it [...]
New research indicates that some cases of Alzheimer’s disease may involve infection by Porphyromonas gingivalis, a bacterial species that’s best known for causing gum disease in the mouth. BY KATHERINE J. WU WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019 NOVA WONDERS As Alzheimer's disease progresses, communication between brain cells breaks down. New research suggests that one possible cause [...]
Published Saturday 26 January 2019 By Maria Cohut Fact checked by Carolyn Robertson In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer's disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer's toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and [...]
Clinical Context Periodontitis has been associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease among adults, and a joint working group from the European Federation of Periodontology and American Academy of Periodontology addressed this issue in a statement published in the April 2013 issue of the Journal of Periodontology. The group found clear evidence from multiple studies [...]
Reduce your stress and avoid gum disease and overall healthcare costs By Deb Nicolson, Patch Mayor | Aug 25, 2017 11:55 am ET | Updated Aug 29, 2017 3:55 pm ET For most of us, our job and the workplace are almost always going to be a source of stress and anxiety (or else it would not be called work). Many [...]
Nutrition is essential when it comes to promoting good oral health for your patients. April 27, 2017 By Kristen Mott We all know the foods that are bad for patients’ teeth: sticky candy, carbonated beverages, potato chips and ice, just to name a few. But what about foods that are actually good for your teeth and [...]
Half of all adults in the United States have periodontal disease. A new study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, suggests these patients have more to worry about than splotches of blood in the sink after brushing.The report, Periodontal Disease Assessed Using Clinical Dental Measurements and Cancer Risk in the ARIC Study, showed that patients [...]
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17 Jan 2018 Dentistry Today As researchers continue to probe the links between oral and systemic health, independent studies in Europe and the United States underscore the potential connections between periodontitis and various forms of cancer, with a particular look at how oral bacteria may trigger onset of the disease. Bacteria and CancerResearchers at the University of Helsinki, [...]