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PERIODONTAL DISEASE FACT SHEET

THE PREVALENCE OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE According to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. This equals approximately 64.7 million Americans. THE CAUSES & SYMPTOMS Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease [...]

The Oral Cancer Foundation

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 [...]

How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer’s

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 [...]

Are Your Bad Habits Due to STRESS Damaging Your GUMS

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 [...]