Navigation Links
Midtown Dentistry Warns Patients Not to Ignore Bleeding Gums
Date:8/24/2014

(PRWEB) August 25, 2014

Many patients are still unaware of the connection between periodontal disease (advanced gum disease) and general health, in spite of significant research over recent years. This connection extends to common diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular diseases and diabetes.

For example, a recent post-mortem study found that toxins produced by periodontal bacteria were able to access the brains of Alzheimer’s patients during their life. While this might not be proof these bacteria can contribute towards the condition, studies are ongoing. It’s estimated more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and it is the sixth most common cause of death in the country. With more people likely to develop Alzheimer’s in the future, it’s definitely time to act on this information.

The evidence of a connection between vascular diseases and periodontal disease is compelling and has been shown in numerous studies, and there is an equally strong association between advanced gum disease and diabetes. It’s been found that periodontal disease is able to influence glycemic control through increasing insulin resistance. Diabetes is a systemic disease, and people with this condition are already more at risk of developing periodontal disease due to their decreased ability to fight infections.

Periodontal disease is often easily treated if caught early on. Common symptoms include gums that bleed when brushed or flossed, or persistent bad breath. Dr. Jonathan Penchas, principal of Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is urging patients’ to take action if they notice any of these signs. Ideally, any early symptoms are picked up during regular six monthly checkups.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12113885.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New Dental Hygiene Floss Recommendations - Midtown Dentistry Found Research that Shows New Irrigation Devices as Good as Flossing
2. Dr. Melody Jackson Joins AlignLife of Midtown Memphis To Provide Prenatal Care to Local Moms and Soon-To-Be Moms
3. Midtown Dentistry releases new Dental Education Video - "WHY DENTAL IMPLANTS?"
4. Revolutionary Teeth in One Day Fixed Bridge Offered by Midtown Dentistry
5. Midtown Dentistry Combats Mouth Wounds During Radiation Treatment with New Medications
6. Midtown Dentistry Now Using Diamond Hard Zirconia Crowns
7. Faster Dentistry Without the Gagging Molds - the 3M Digital Impressions Revolution Arrives at Midtown Dentistry
8. Cutting-Edge 3-D Technology at Midtown Dentistry Reduces Patient X-Ray Exposure
9. Midtown Manhattan’s Back and Body Medical Receives 5-Star Patient Satisfaction Award for 2013
10. New York City's Back and Body Medical Welcomes Citi Bike to Midtown Manhattan
11. Dr. David Perna of Back and Body Medical in Midtown Manhattan Completes Ironman 70.3 Syracuse, Gains New Perspective on Patients’ Fitness Goals and Training Requirements
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2015)... 06, 2015 Chinese technology company, Elink-IOT, ... Kickstarter to raise AUD$150,000 to finalize development of Watcher, ... a smart watch designed to help the owner keep ... wearer when the item is out of range. ... inform the wearer and sends alerts on its E-paper ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 LINET Americas has been awarded ... the small business category. The award was given for ... Award is given on an annual basis to foreign ... contributions to philanthropy. Since 1998, the Charlotte International ... the Mayor’s International Community Awards. The award was presented ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... The beverage industry has grocery and natural food ... and superfruit fusions stands out among all of them. ... these delicious juice blends are making a splash in ... hydrate. , In collaboration with National Beverage Day on ... bottle of Lemongrass Tea and Ginseng, Black Tea and ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... The Florida Comprehensive Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Center ... the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as ... a specialized epilepsy center is to provide an ... seizure syndrome, comprehensive epilepsy education for patients and ... diagnosis and surgical treatment or access to it ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 2015 NCPDP announced today that ... program establishes a three-year commitment of strategic support for ... Elite Partners. “AmerisourceBergen has supported our multi-stakeholder forum over ... “and this is a wonderful continuation and expansion of ... trace AmerisourceBergen back to our very first Board of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Crowdfunding campaign Launched for World’s First Anti-Loss Smart Watch 2Health News:LINET Americas Wins The Mayor's International Community Award in Charlotte 2Health News:Say Cheers to National Beverage Day with Little Miracles 2Health News:Florida Hospital Tampa Epilepsy Program Earns Designation as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) 2Health News:AmerisourceBergen Joins NCPDP Elite Partner Program 2Health News:AmerisourceBergen Joins NCPDP Elite Partner Program 3
... , LANSING, Ill., Dec. 23 It,s not too ... of Davidson,s Safest Choice Pasteurized Shell Eggs, best holiday recipe ... celebrate the season and remind at-home chefs and bakers about ... runs through Dec. 31, 2009. , Recipe submissions ...
... ... a new leader who will help expand its offerings of novel, engaging scientifically based ... ... healthcare reform, one fact remains: the heavy lifting to move an unhealthy population toward ...
... Seek to retain federal policy on abortion funding and ... health care that immigrants have now, remove barriers to access ... coverage standards , WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 The current ... forward without "essential changes," the chairmen of three committees of ...
... , , WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 ... in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, detailing the links between ... brief seeks to overturn a lower court,s decision that abortion providers ... risks. , "Abortion is not a safe choice for women," noted ...
... , WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 St. John ... pay the United States $13,229,348.88 to settle allegations that ... announced today. , The United Sates alleges that ... were tainted by the hospital,s financial relationships with referring ...
... ... system and self-generated alerts are the backbone of our EHR,” says Kepila. “If abnormal ... posted by The CareData Solution to the patient and the provider,s PHR, personal health ... (PRWEB) ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Food Safety Leader National Pasteurized Eggs Searches for Best Holiday Recipes 2Health News:New Executive Director to Lead Medical Education to Greater Relevance 2Health News:Bishops Call Senate Health Care Reform Bill 'Deficient,' Essential Changes Needed Before Moving Forward 2Health News:Bishops Call Senate Health Care Reform Bill 'Deficient,' Essential Changes Needed Before Moving Forward 3Health News:Americans United for Life Files Brief Detailing Abortion's Suicide Risk 2Health News:Oklahoma Hospital Group Pays U.S. $13 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations 2Health News:CareData Solutions EHR v2.7, Receives Full CCHIT Certification 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... LONDON , May 6, 2015 ... HIV maintenance therapy with dolutegravir and rilpivirine ... start of a Phase III clinical trial programme ... (Tivicay®) and rilpivirine (Edurant® [1] ) as maintenance ... III programme comprises two replicate studies evaluating 48 ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... , May 6, 2015   Wilson Therapeutics ... CEO Jonas Hansson has been invited to ... the annual BioEquity Conference, this year to be held ... May 19 th . About WTX101 ... is currently in Phase 2 testing for Wilson Disease. ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... , May 6, 2015 ... join the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & ... Kymab, a leading monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical ... an additional US$50 million to complete a US$90 ... being invested by Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 2ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 3ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 4ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 5ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 6ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 7ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 8ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 9ViiV Healthcare Begins Phase III Programme with dolutegravir/rilpivirine Combination for HIV Maintenance Therapy 10Wilson Therapeutics To Present As A "Next Wave" Company During BioEquity 2015 Conference In Vienna On May 19th 2Kymab Secures US$90 Million Funding 2Kymab Secures US$90 Million Funding 3Kymab Secures US$90 Million Funding 4
... 2011  Allocate Software plc, the leading provider of workforce ... its presence in the US with the announcement that ... scheduling solution, to create and manage schedules for its ... a leading provider of a diverse range of imaging ...
... Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced that ... present a corporate overview at the Bank of America Merrill ... at 7:30 a.m. ET.  The conference will be held at ... A live webcast and audio archive of the presentation will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Allocate Software's Healthroster Selected by Austin Radiological Association 2
... The AlphaPette Pipettor is the ... beyond. Offers accuracy, comfort, and reliability. ... digital volume readout sub-micrometer. Easy interchangeable ... or tiny hands. Adjustable rapid pipet ...
... Pipetman Ultra is a fully adjustable, air-displacement ... It is the latest member of the ... characteristics: robustness, accuracy, and precision. We also ... feedback from our customers. Eight models cover ...
... Thermo Labsystems was designed specifically to combine ... such as the new fast dial system ... help to define this as a new ... interchangeable handle plate offers a custom fit ...
... In the specialty areas ... or intensive care work, it ... in your practice. Alokas motorized ... Doppler and Tissue Harmonic Echo ...
Medicine Products: