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Tobacco chewing leads to dental caries
...s. Moreover, both chew and snuff can contribute to gingival
(gum) recession and therefore make tooth roots more liable to decay."This study shouldn't give chewers the idea they can switch to snuff," said study author Deborah Winn, Ph.D.,...
Diabetics prone to periodontitis
...f diabetes. They found the diabetics flaunted more gingival
inflammation and deeper periodontal pockets than the non-diabetics. "Many women experience periodontal problems, such as bleeding and swollen gums, during pregnancy," lead researcher Dr. Janet Guthmiller said. "But the more advanced periodontal dise...
Sugar-Free Yogurt Can Stop Bad Breath
... sulfide in the mouth cavity. Also, the plaque and gingival
indices were at considerable low for volunteers who have had yogurt versus those with bad breath who didn’t. The reason for this may be due to the bacteria present in the yogurt called lactobacillus bulgaricus and streptococcus thermophillus who we...
Risks of heart attack related to bacteria in gum plaque
... whose total number of periodontal bacteria in sub gingival
plaques were higher than the rest of the participants of the study. Researchers had looked into the gum state of 150 participants who had been suffering from periodontal disease. In another study, which is also published in the same journal, researc...
A connection between gingival enlargement and steroid abuse
... of anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) is linked to gingival
enlargement, according to researchers. // Gingiva...AS abusers had statistically significant levels of gingival
enlargement compared to non-users, requiring a gingivectomy for many cases,' explains Onur Ozcelik, ...
Never Forget Brushing And Flossing
...tinely was responsible for 38 percent reduction in gingival
bleeding. Halitosis, or bad breath, was also redu...that did not floss as part of their daily routine, gingival
bleeding sites increased by almost four percent. "Gingival bleeding and halitosis is often the firs...
Immune Cells Destroy Bone In Gum Disease
...KL expressed on the T and B cells in the patient's gingival
tissues were functionally sufficiently potent to induce bone destructive cells (osteoclasts) in a laboratory culture system, in spite of the elevated presence of B and T lymphocytes. Since it has never been reported that any bacteria per se invade an...
Breastfeeding Mothers Need Calcium to Guard Against Periodontal Diseases
...ction in periodontal tissues and disruption of the gingival
epithelium, the tissues surrounding the teeth, in addition to increased attachment loss, and increased alveolar bone loss. Those groups that were lactating saw even greater attachment loss and bone loss. "We know a high-Calcium diet can promote hea...
TCM Continues to Deal Dental Problems in Beijing
...nts had symptoms of shang huo, such as tooth pain, gingival
swelling, and a sore throat, they sought 'purging fire′ herbal medicine from the pharmacy or visited the dentist. TCM doctors regarded the concept of huo (fire) as excessive or deficient and described the consequences of patients taking inappropriate...
Use of Oral Fluids to Diagnose and Treat Disease
...s to analyze two different oral fluids: saliva and gingival
crevicular fluid, the fluid which is present in the pocket between the teeth and gum tissue. The purpose of the study is to demonstrate how these fluids contribute unique proteins to oral fluid, and to establish what proteins are found in healthy,...