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Asthma Increases Risk for Periodontitis - Medscape



Medscape
 
Asthma Increases Risk for Periodontitis 
Medscape
People with asthma should pay particularly close attention to their oral health after research found a strong link between the condition and gum disease. The Brazilian study analysed 21 research papers published between 1979 and 2017 that examined ...

 


Take care of those chompers | Life & Times | heraldbulletin.com - The Herald Bulletin



The Herald Bulletin
 
Take care of those chompers | Life & Times | heraldbulletin.com 
The Herald Bulletin
Dental care seems to be the last type of health on some people's minds, but it is important for overall health, especially as people age.

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Pain In The Gums? - Reports Healthcare (blog)



Reports Healthcare (blog)
 
Pain In The Gums? 
Reports Healthcare (blog)
When gingivitis is left untreated, the inflammation from bacteria that caused it in the first place can worsen leading to periodontitis, a condition in which the bone holding the teeth in place is considerably weakened. The bacteria at this stage ...

 


AAP publishes proceedings from best evidence consensus meeting on CBCT - Dentistry IQ



Dentistry IQ
 
AAP publishes proceedings from best evidence consensus meeting on CBCT 
Dentistry IQ
For patients with periodontitis, 2-D full-mouth radiographs combined with clinical probing remain the gold standard; however, CBCT may be beneficial in certain advanced cases. According to Steven Daniel, DDS, a practicing periodontist in Murfreesboro, ...

 


Cirrhosis and the New Axis of Evil: Oral-Gut-Liver - American Council on Science and Health



American Council on Science and Health
 
Cirrhosis and the New Axis of Evil: Oral-Gut-Liver 
American Council on Science and Health
This shift in the contents of the microbiome, known as dysbiosis, has been linked to a variety of disease states, such as periodontitis (gum disease), otitis media (middle ear infection), obesity, and inflammatory bowel disease. In a new review article ...

 


World Gum Grafting Market Key Drivers, Share, Innovations, Analysis and Forecasts to 2024 - Industry Today (press release)



World Gum Grafting Market Key Drivers, Share, Innovations, Analysis and Forecasts to 2024 
Industry Today (press release)
The Global Gum Grafting Market report analyzes the market By Applications (root coverage, ridge augmentation, augmentation around implants) By Users (Periodontitis, Dentists) By types (Connective-tissue, Free gingival grafts, Pedicle grafts, AlloDerm) ...

 


Kyle, TX Dentist, Dr. David McIntyre, Supports National Gum Care Month, Raises Awareness of Gum Disease Symptoms - PR Web (press release)



Kyle, TX Dentist, Dr. David McIntyre, Supports National Gum Care Month, Raises Awareness of Gum Disease Symptoms 
PR Web (press release)
He is taking the opportunity to raise awareness about the seriousness of gum disease, from the early stages of gingivitis to periodontitis, a devastating condition that often results in tooth loss. Although good oral hygiene habits can prevent plaque ...

 


Why you should take care of dental health - Independent Online



Independent Online
 
Why you should take care of dental health 
Independent Online
But dentists and heart specialists warn that not taking good care of your teeth can not only lead to bacteria build-up and make your gums prone to infection but gum disease, or periodontitis, could lead to poor heart health. Dr Willie Koen, a Cape Town ...

 


Gum disease treatment ? going private - Private Healthcare UK



Private Healthcare UK
 
Gum disease treatment ? going private 
Private Healthcare UK
Treatment of gum disease (gingivitis or periodontitis) is usually part of the normal care your dentist provides for your teeth, so it may be covered by your NHS treatment, or be part of your private therapy. However, in some cases, some forms of gum ...

 


How chewing gum could detect disease - Salon



How chewing gum could detect disease 
Salon
The biomarker the researchers focused on, matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), are more abundant during oral inflammation, which occurs during the mouth ailments periodontitis and gingivitis. MMPs are proteins called proteases that break the chemical ...