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Intensive treatment of periodontitis may reduce BP levels - Healio



Intensive treatment of periodontitis may reduce BP levels 
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ANAHEIM, Calif. ? Patients with prehypertension who received intensive care for moderate to severe periodontitis had reduced systolic and diastolic BP compared with those who received standard treatment, according to data presented at American Heart ...

 


Healthy Gums, Healthy Body - Synapse



Healthy Gums, Healthy Body 
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This explains why gums may bleed during dental hygiene appointments. Healthy gums do not bleed when poked with blunt instruments. While gingivitis is reversible, if it is not controlled, it can transform into periodontitis, which involves the ...

 


Diabetes linked to irreversible gum disease - The New Paper



The New Paper
 
Diabetes linked to irreversible gum disease 
The New Paper
That was what happened to Alan (not his real name), who had shaky teeth, gum pain and gum swelling shortly after he was diagnosed with diabetes. He was found to be suffering from moderate to severe periodontitis, a gum infection that damages the soft ...

 


Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better? - SELF



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Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better? 
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When not swept away frequently enough, plaque can lead to tooth decay and gingivitis (the first stage of gum disease, aka periodontitis), along with full-blown periodontitis. Without proper treatment, tooth decay and periodontitis can lead to tooth ...

 


New Dental Filling Material Fights Bacteria - Contagionlive.com



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New Dental Filling Material Fights Bacteria 
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Gingivitis can cause a more serious condition called periodontitis, which can lead to bone and tissue loss around the teeth. These oral infections can then also spread to other parts of the body and cause severe infections. To treat the decay, dentists ...

 


Jawbone loss linked to onset of rheumatoid arthritis - News-Medical.net



Jawbone loss linked to onset of rheumatoid arthritis 
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Jawbone loss caused by periodontitis predates the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. This according to research from Umeň University in Sweden presented in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. The research also shows a causal relationship between jawbone ...

 


Jawbone loss predates rheumatoid arthritis - EurekAlert (press release)



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Jawbone loss predates rheumatoid arthritis 
EurekAlert (press release)
Jawbone loss caused by periodontitis predates the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. This according to research from Umeň University in Sweden presented in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. The research also shows a causal relationship between jawbone ...

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UNL assistant professor, research team develop gum disease-fighting membrane - Daily Nebraskan



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UNL assistant professor, research team develop gum disease-fighting membrane 
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Currently, the treatment for periodontitis is to control the growth of gum tissue and allow the bone to regenerate. To do this, a membrane ? a type of artificial medical barrier ? is placed in the gums to prevent the gums from growing where the bone ...

 


Prevention: Healthy teeth and gums something to smile about - The Register-Guard



Prevention: Healthy teeth and gums something to smile about 
The Register-Guard
They also protect the bones that support the teeth. Gingivitis is very common. Red, tender gums that bleed easily are the hallmarks of gingivitis. Have you experienced your dental hygienist calling out numbers while measuring your gums? The numbers ...

 


Diabetes and dental problems - Gulf Times



Diabetes and dental problems 
Gulf Times
Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is the sixth most common disease in the world. It occurs when bacteria within the mouth begins to form into a sticky plaque which sits on the surface of the tooth. A gum disease is classified on the severity of ...

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