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Impact of Periodontal Health High With Smoking and Sleeping

...ies lifestyle factors that have the most impact on periodontal health. As a part of the study researchers foll... different lifestyle factors on the progression of periodontal diseases. Each worker was evaluated on a list of the following lifestyle factors: physical exerci...

Men With Chronic Gum Disease at Higher Risk of Tongue Cancer

...," the authors added. Researchers concluded that periodontal viruses and bacteria could be toxic to surrounding cells and produce changes that lead directly to oral cancer, or could indirectly contribute to cancer through inflammation. "We have presented preliminary data suggesting an independent association...

Post Menopausal Women are Prone to Gum Disease

...t women infected with four bacteria known to cause periodontal disease were more likely to have more severe oral ...hout these oral pathogens. Two widely recognized periodontal pathogens, called P. gingivalis and T. forsythensis, were found to infect 15.1 percent and 37.9 perc...

Sugary Foods Turn Kids Teeth Rotten in US

... children have fewer cavities and adults have less periodontal disease than in the past, and more of the elderly are retaining their teeth. "Overall, we can say that most Americans are noticing an improvement in their oral health," said the study's lead author, Dr. Bruce Dye a dentist and epidemiologist with t...

Links Between Prostate Cancer Treatment, Periodontal Disease

...bone loss, and mood changes. The information about periodontal disease is news and, while it needs confirmation, suggests yet one more reason to tread lightly with hormone treatment of prostate cancer. Men need to be aware of prostate cancer generally and the potential ill effects of hormone treatment specifical...

Study Links Tooth Decay and Gum Infections to Ethnicity and Country of Origin

...origin predispose them to caries (tooth decay) and periodontal (gum) disease.// The team leader, Dr. Gustavo D...igrants to the United States, analyzing caries and periodontal disease rates in over 1,500 Chinese, Haitian, Indian, West Indian, and Puerto Rican, Dominican, and ...

Medical Personnel Can Save More Lives by Screening for Oral Signs of Disease

...y. Dr. Gwen is on a mission to routinely conduct periodontal evaluations and oral cancer and vital sign screenings as well as how to recognize the clinical signs of such systemic diseases as HIV/AIDS. She also persuades her students, hygienists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and hospita...

Homeopathy and Hypnosis Come to Dentistry

... and Jaw Care in Dusseldorf. Recent research links periodontal disease to heart attacks. Meyer still queries alternative treatments. "No one has been able to prove whether these treatments are effective." Nonetheless, many traditional medical practitioners are learning more about natural medicine. "Our res...

Link Found Between Periodontal Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

...(HSPH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute found that periodontal disease was associated with an increased risk of c...'Our study provides the first strong evidence that periodontal disease may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer. This finding is of significance as it may provid...

Breastfeeding Mothers Need Calcium to Guard Against Periodontal Diseases

...lcium intake saw an acute inflammatory reaction in periodontal tissues and disruption of the gingival epithelium,..., or risk bone loss in her mouth, which can worsen periodontal diseases. Given that a thorough periodontal evaluation should be done as soon as a woman finds out t...

Researchers Use Stem Cells to Regenerate Parts of Teeth

...ccessfully regenerated tooth root and supporting// periodontal ligaments to restore tooth function in an animal m...ponsible for the development of a tooth's root and periodontal ligament. Previous studies conducted by Shi and collaborator Stan Gronthos at the National Institute...

Gums Disease May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

...oping pancreatic cancer as compared to men without periodontal disease. Periodontal disease may boost the risk of pancreatic cancer through 'plausible mechanisms,' Michaud points out. Gum disease results in chronic inflammation over many years, they explain, and people with gum disease harbor high levels of ...

Antacids also control oral bacteria

...ngivitis. Since gingivitis can be a preamble for periodontal disease – an oral inflammation so persistent that ... place to "land" and create the damage that causes periodontal disease and tooth decay. . "It acts as a transitional organism, welcoming the bacteria which couldn...

Periodontal Disease Not a Cause for Premature Delivery

...tists thought it imperative to examine if treating periodontal disease in pregnant women could reduce premature d...e scientists analyzed 823 pregnant women suffering periodontal disease. Nearly 413 women received treatment for periodontal disease between 13 and 21 weeks gestati...

Battle against Gum Disease Acquires new Weapon

...he gum tissue. Aggravation of the infection causes periodontal disease when the infection becomes severe and spre...ing the dentist regularly, could treat and prevent periodontal disease. He added, "Smoking is also a major cause of gum disease as it increases the amount of pla...

Dental Infection Linked to Diabetes During Pregnancy

...t of two women with gestational diabetes also have periodontal disease, according to research released this month...n pregnant women without gestational diabetes have periodontal disease.// The study, available in the October issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynec...

Plastic pill – a new treatment for periodontal disease

...nswick today announced an innovatory treatment for periodontal disease, that not only kills the bacteria// that a...tissue and bone around the teeth. Severe form of periodontal disease affects 8-12% of Americans that needs complicated treatments like surgery. This problem may ...

Immune Cells Destroy Bone In Gum Disease

...ay a big role in the bone loss that results due to periodontal or gum disease, according to researchers at The Fo...mune system was involved in destruction of bone in periodontal disease, but this is the first time it has been confirmed in human gum tissue. Forsyth researchers h...

Never Forget Brushing And Flossing

...r oral hygiene that may eventually lead to further periodontal problems," said Walter A. Bretz, DDS, PhD, Departm...nd the mentor of the study. "A good way to prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay is through at-home oral hygiene care and routine dental visits." "Bad breat...

Study Establishes Link Between Heart Disease And Periodontal Bacteria

...ces, Kristianstad University, found a link between periodontal bacteria and acute// coronary syndrome (ACS). Th...teria and the combination of specific pathogens in periodontal pockets can be linked to a history of ACS." "Although this study supports past findings, further r...

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