West Los Angeles Dental Practice Adds ezlase Laser Treatment to its Services
... technology is designed specifically to treat gum
and other soft tissues in the mouth, making those ... of periodontal disease Removal of excess gum
tissues to improve the appearance of patients' smiles Removal of oral growths Prevention of gum
The advantages of using laser ...
Oral/body inflammatory connection explained
Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum
disease, is a basic inflammation and infection of ... tissues in the mouth. As the main cause of gum
disease, bacterial plaque (sticky, colorless ... and flossing twice a day to reduce the risk of gum
disease and to maintain a happy, healthy mouth. ...
Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Fruit and Cinnamon Flavored Coated Nicotine Gums
... market its over-the-counter Nicotine Polacrilex gum
USP, 2 mg and 4 mg strengths in the coated fruit and cinnamon flavors.
Nicotine Polacrilex gum
coated fruit and cinnamon flavors are the generic ... The market for over-the-counter nicotine gum
had annual sales of over $305 million for the ...
South Florida Dentist Dr. Craig Spodak Recommends Artificial Sweetener Xylitol to Help Prevent Cavities
... By chewing gum
with the artificial sweetener Xylitol, consumers ... dentist Dr. Craig Spodak, is to use chewing gum
with the sugar-substitute Xylitol.
"It ... of Spodak Dental Group, "but using chewing gum
with the artificial sweetener Xylitol can ...
New treatment for receding gums: No pain, lots of gain
... the considerable pain and recovery time of gum
grafting surgery. The case study of six patients ... of the post-operative pain were related to the gum
tissue removed from the roof of the mouth for use as a graft," he continued.
grafting surgery requires surgically excising ...
Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection
... inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum
tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 ... on the relationship between heart disease and gum
disease was recently published concurrently in ... inflammatory burden in the body as a result of gum
disease or heart disease, thereby helping to ...
Stimulant Chewing Gum Can Be Dangerous for Kids
... May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulant chewing gum
can be dangerous if used excessively by children ... boy had consumed two packets of stimulant chewing gum
within a four-hour period. The two packs of gum
contained a total of 320 milligrams of caffeine, ...
Treating gum disease helps rheumatoid arthritis sufferers
... your teeth healthy.
People, who suffer from gum
disease and also have a severe form of rheumatoid ... adds Bissada.
This is not the first time that gum
disease and rheumatoid arthritis have been ... clinicians have been perplexed by the myth that gum
disease may have a big role in causing systematic ...
Hispanics Placing Their Oral Health at Risk by Cutting Back on Routine Dental Care
... and can lead to serious and costly tooth and gum
problems in the long run. Having a daily dental ... that helps prevent conditions like cavities and gum
disease among others, such as Crest Pro-Health, ... have indicated that there may be a link between gum
disease and a number of health conditions, ...
LANAP Inventors Call ADA's Laser Position Statement Flawed
... method of treating mild to severe cases of gum
disease without the use of scalpels or sutures. ... very encouraging related to the treatment of deep gum
pockets," said Yukna. "Dentists have been looking ... ways to regenerate some of the tissues lost to gum
infections and the LANAP protocol is an exciting ...
Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks
... afternoon the participants also chewed sugarless gum
for 15 minutes each hour in the period between ... research demonstrates the potential role chewing gum
can play in appetite control, reduction of snack ... And, this research supports the role of chewing gum
as an easy, practical tool for managing snack, ...
A healthy color
... adults suffer from some form of periodontal, or gum
disease, which can result in not just tooth loss, ... simple color-changing oral strip can help detect gum
disease in a patient more quickly and easily than ... (bleeding of the gums and a receding gum
line). Color reaction was scored based on a ...
New head-to-head clinical studies reveal Reach Ultraclean toothbrush and floss deliver superior plaque removal compared to leading competitive products
... removes more plaque and provides improved gum
health versus the Colgate 360** toothbrush. The ... also removes more plaque and provides improved gum
health compared to Colgate 360 following 30 days ... clean between teeth, behind teeth and along the gum
lines. The toothbrush also features an ergonomic ...
Biological Product Shows Promise Against Gum Disease
... against soft tissue and bone loss associated with gum
disease and actually restored lost soft tissue ...
In this new study, the researchers caused gum
disease in rabbits by applying P. gingivalis , the bacteria that causes gum
disease in humans. Treatment with RvD1 was ...
Obesity Boosts Gum Disease Risk
... News) -- Obese adults are at higher risk of gum
disease than are normal-weight people, a new ... have been trying to determine the link between gum
disease and cardiovascular risk, said study ... on the men's height, weight and self-reported gum
disease diagnoses, as well as their waist and hip ...
Federal Cigarette Tax Increase and Current Economy Will Change Smoker's Habits
... a free starter pack of Nicorette White Ice Mint gum
while supplies last.
About the Survey
About Nicorette White Ice Mint gum
Nicorette White Ice Mint gum
is a stop-smoking aid which provides fast, safe, ...
Go Green for Healthy Teeth and Gums
... depth (PD), clinical attachment loss (CAL) of gum
tissue, and bleeding on probing (BOP) of the gum
tissue. Researchers observed that for every one ... benefits."
To learn more about gum
disease, locate a periodontist, or to find out if ...
WomenHeart Celebrates American Heart Month With Heart Promises Campaign
... as female hormones can lead to a higher risk of gum
disease. For instance, changes in hormone levels ... periodontal disease -- a serious form of gum
disease associated with tooth loss and other health conditions. Heart disease and severe gum
disease have a number of common risk factors, ...
Gum Disease Treatment Doesn't Cut Preterm Birth Risk
... THURSDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Treating gum
disease doesn't decrease a woman's risk of ... to better understand the relationship between gum
disease and preterm birth.
"Periodontal ... Murtha said. She suggested that preterm birth and gum
disease may share a common underlying trait, such ...
Children's Sugar-Free, Dye-Free ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Syrup Now Available
... Allergy Product in New Bubble gum
Flavor for Ages Two Years and Older
FT. ... of Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble gum
Syrup, a new sugar-free, dye-free bubble gum
flavor product used to treat perennial and ...
Nicotine gum effective for gradual smoking reduction and cessation
... San Diego, January 6, 2009 Nicotine gum
has been in use for over 20 years to help smokers ... to test the efficacy and safety of using nicotine gum
to assist cessation by gradual reduction are ... were then randomized to receive either the active gum
or a placebo, yielding 4 approximately equal ...
Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Mint Coated Nicotine Gum
... market its over-the-counter Nicotine Polacrilex gum
USP, coated mint flavor, in the 2 mg and 4 mg ... The market for over-the-counter nicotine gum
had annual sales of over $300 million for the ... approval of our mint flavored, coated nicotine gum
is a significant addition to our line of generic ...
Treating gum disease linked to lower medical costs for patients with diabetes
... Mich.---A new report suggests that treating gum
disease in patients who have diabetes with ... whether routine, non-surgical treatment for gum
disease is linked to lower medical care costs for ... the body reacts to the bacteria causing the gum
infection by producing proteins or chemicals ...
Barotz Dental Now Offering Laser Gum Therapy
Procedure). This is the only laser gum
treatment protocol that is patented
and FDA approved for new attachment of gum
and bone tissue around teeth.
LANAP ... 100 million Americans over 35 have some form of gum
only 3% receive treatment. ...
Inflammation: Connecting the Mouth and Body?
... Research suggests chronic inflammation links gum
disease to other disease states
CHICAGO, ... has long suggested an association between gum
disease and other health issues, including heart ... many years, dental professionals believed that gum
disease was solely the result of a bacterial ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Gums
... arthritis (RA) may increase the risk of gum
disease, a U.S. study finds.
Previous research ... symptoms, such as a history of the disease, gum
recession, swollen gums, and gum
After further analysis, the ...
Study Shows High Gum Disease Rates in Rural Appalachia, Sheds Light on Reasons for Tooth Loss
... to Richard Crout, D.M.D., Ph.D., an expert
disease and associate dean for research in the ... baby compared to someone who
does not have gum
Unlike gingivitis, an inflammation of ... can create infections below the gum
line leading to bone
destruction and tooth loss ...
Gum Chewing May Speed Colon Surgery Recovery
... MONDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Chewing gum
helps improve recovery of intestinal function ... trials, a group of patients who chewed sugarless gum
for five to 45 minutes, three times a day, after ... patients who didn't chew gum. Patients who chewed gum
took an average of 0.66 fewer days to pass gas ...
Zoft Breast Enhancement Gum Revolutionizes Breast Enhancement Industry
... Zoft Breast Enhancement gum
is an herbal breast enhancement formula with ... months' time. Zoft herbal breast enhancement gum
comes from a blend of 13 different herbs, all of ... [breast enhancement] gum
has revolutionized the industry. Zoft Breast ...
Laser Treatment Removes 'Fear Factor' From Gum Disease
... - the Centers for the Laser Treatment of gum
Disease. Unlike traditional gum
disease treatment, which requires surgery, the ... F.D.A. approved LANAP gently "zaps" gum
Phoenix, AZ ...
Researchers uncover higher prevalence of periodontal disease in rheumatoid arthritis patients
... not account for the association between RA and gum
disease, suggesting that other factors may play a ... was connected to the increased occurrence of gum
disease in RA patients. The results showed that ... responsible for the increased prevalence of gum
disease in RA sufferers.
"With results ...
Gum Care Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications
Among the studies to be discussed linking gum
disease and diabetes are:
A 1988-1994 ... IL-6 and TNF-alpha -- could transfer from the gum
tissue into the bloodstream and stimulate cells ... control; another showed that those with severe gum
disease had more than triple the risk of dying ...
Gum Disease Might Boost Cancer Risk
... reason to floss each day: A new study finds that gum
disease could raise the risk for cancer.
"Men ... College London, in the U.K.
People with gum
infections do have an increased amount of ... experts say. But the exact link, if any, between gum
disease and cancer remains unclear.
This new ...
Perrigo Receives FDA Approval to Market Orange, Coated Nicotine Gum
... market over-the-counter (OTC)
Nicotine Polacrilex gum
USP, 2 mg (base) and 4 mg (base) (Orange, ... approval of
orange-flavored, coated nicotine gum
extends our leading store brand
position. Our ... gum, coated fruit-flavored gum, uncoated gum
lozenges," said Joseph C. Papa, Perrigo's ...
Colgate-Palmolive Announces Collaboration With American Diabetes Association to Educate Americans About the Association Between Oral Health and Diabetes
There is an increased prevalence of gum
disease among diabetics,
leading some researchers to call serious gum
disease, also known as
periodontitis the "sixth ... periodontal disease, but the presence of gum
disease may have the
potential to affect blood ...
Consumer Reports: If Your Gums Could Speak
... CR Explains Connection Between gum
Disease and Diabetes, Heart Disease,
and ... the May issue
of Consumer Reports. Preventing gum
disease is gaining new urgency as
research ... heart disease,
stroke, and pneumonia.
disease (periodontitis) can contribute to these ...
Watch Your Mouth: Michigan Association of Endodontists Offers Four Part Series on Keeping Your Teeth Healthy
... Association of Endodontists (MAE),
cavities and gum
disease may contribute to many serious ... "Several studies link chronic inflammation from gum
disease with the
development of cardiovascular ... And vice
"Problems in the mouth, like gum
disease or decay and infection, can
Chewing gum -- the new post-operative medicine
... of 1000 Medicine, researchers find chewing gum
is a simple solution to the recovery of bowel ... surgery and gave half of them 5 pieces of chewing gum
per day after their operation. Chewing the gum
is thought to stimulate the smooth muscle fibers ...
AUDIO from Medialink and Colgate: A Healthy Smile - Not Just a Question for Your Dentist
... 8 in 10
adults have experienced some form of gum
disease. Unchecked, gingivitis, an
early form of gum
disease and the first stage of gum
inflammation, can lead
to a more serious form ...
Heavy marijuana use linked to gum disease
... marijuana use has been found to contribute to gum
disease, apart from the known effects that ... and neuroscience who participated in the study. gum
disease should be added to that list of known ... University of Otago, New Zealand, who measured gum
recession at three sites on each tooth at ages 26 ...