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Patients with moderate to severe periodontitis need evaluation for heart disease risk

Philadelphia, PA, 30 June 2009 Additional research is called for and patients with moderate to severe periodontitis should receive evaluation and possible treatment to reduce their risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a special consensus paper by editors of The Amer...

Scientists find shared genetic link between the dental disease periodontitis and heart attack

Vienna, Austria: The relationship between the dental disease periodontitis and coronary heart disease (CHD) has been known for several years. Although a genetic link seemed likely, until now its existence was uncertain. Now, for the first time, scientists have discovered a genetic relationship...

HPV, periodontitis work in tandem to increase risk of tongue cancer

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Persons with periodontitis who also are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) are at increased risk of developing tongue cancer, new research conducted at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has shown. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that dest...

Over half of people with rheumatoid arthritis have periodontitis

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: Over half (56%) of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also have periodontitis (a chronic inflammatory disease of the gum and surrounding ligaments and bones that hold the teeth in place), displaying fewer teeth than healthy matched controls, high preval...

Mothers with periodontitis may deliver premature babies

The more the mouth affected with periodontal disease, the more likely a woman is to deliver a premature baby, according to an ongoing study of more than 1500 pregnant women.// Past studies have shown that women with periodontal disease may be up to seven times more likely to deliver a preterm low b...

Diabetics prone to periodontitis

Pregnant diabetics face a forewarning from severe periodontal disease than non-diabetic pregnant women, according to a study in the Journal of periodontology.// Researchers from the University of Iowa Colleges of Dentistry and Medicine compared 13 type 1 diabetic and 20 non-diabetic women in t...

WBC linked with periodontitis

A new research has established that a decreased white blood cell function can lead to early-onset periodontal disease, or aggressive periodontitis.The scientists showed that at six weeks of age the// genetically engineered mice had lost 27 percent of their alveolar bone whereas the normal mice had...

Oral/body inflammatory connection explained

...heart disease, stroke, and heart failure. A recent study that will be cited during the presentation explored the existence of bacteria known to cause periodontitis and the growth of blood vessel walls, which is a symptom of CVD. After examining the subjects used, the investigators found a positive connection bet...

Journal of Periodontology and the American Journal of Cardiology develop joint clinical recommendations

...sease. Specific clinical recommendations include: Patients with periodontitis who have 1 known major atherosclerotic CVD risk factor such as smoking, imm...ontrolling the bacterial accumulations and eliminating inflammation. When periodontitis is newly diagnosed in patients with atherosclerotic CVD, periodontists and ...

Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

... The AAP has 8,000 members world-wide. NOTE: A copy of "The American Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Periodontology Editors' Consensus: periodontitis and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease " can be viewed at http://www.joponline.org/toc/jop/0/0 . For more information, contact the AAP Public...
Periodontitis in Medical Definition

Pathology

...tal caries - Denticles - Erosion - External resorption - Fluorosis - Gingivitis - Hypercementosis - Impaction - Internal resorption - periodontitis - Pulpitis - Pulp stones - Ulcer Maxillomandibular anomalies Ameloblastoma - Odontogenic keratocyst - Torus mandibularis - Torus ...
Periodontitis in Medical Dictionary

Periodontitis

Periodontitis refers to a number of inflammatory diseases affecting the periodontium — that is, the tissues that surround and support the teeth. Periodontitis involves progressive loss of the alveolar bone around the teeth,... Periodontitis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes...

Pyorrhea

...l Disease, Gum Disease. ... holds your teeth in place, a condition called periodontitis ( Pyorrhea ) ... 2. Periodontal disease or pyorrhea . 3. Dental Fluo...l Disease, Gum Disease. ... holds your teeth in place, a condition called periodontitis ( Pyorrhea ) ... YOGA POSES FOR PYORRHEA , Fish Pose, Shoulder Stand P...

Periodontal Disease

...have periodontal disease , your dentist may refer you to a periodontist, a ... The development, diagnosis, and treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis in cats. ... Periodontal disease is a series of changes that are associated with the ... GUM DISEASE and PERIODONTAL CARE ... What causes...

Gums

...ivitis ... Plaque and tartar irritate and inflame the gums . ... Bleeding gums (blood on toothbrush even with gentle brushing of the teeth) ... periodontitis ... Gums that bleed easily (blood on toothbrush even with gentle brushing of the teeth) ... Teeth may be loose and gums may be receded. ... Le...

Gum Disease

... periodontitis refers to a number of inflammatory diseases affecting the periodontium — that is, the tissues that surround and support the teeth. periodontitis involves progressive loss of the alveolar bone around the teeth,... Inc...

Gingivitis

...auses, treatment and prevention ... Wilder RS, et al. Gingivitis and periodontitis in adults: Classification ... Gingivitis . ... Gingivitis is an in...se ... If gingivitis is not treated, a more serious disease called periodontitis can occur. ... Gingivitis is most often caused by bacteria found in pl...
Periodontitis in Biological News

Periodontitis and myocardial infarction: A shared genetic predisposition

...al epidemiological relationship between aggressive periodontitis and myocardial infarction has already been shown i...ve form of periodontitis, the most extreme form of periodontitis which is characterized by a very early age of onse... assumed that there is a causal connection between periodontitis and myocardial infarction,...
Periodontitis in Biological Technology

Ondine Biopharma Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...tic treatment of MRSA and other topical infections; and ii) analysis of the data collected from a clinical study of Periowave(TM) for the treatment of periodontitis conducted by the University College London Eastman Dental Hospital. This analysis is expected to be completed in the second half of 2008. In addition,...

Interleukin Genetics to Present at the 13th International Conference on Periodontal Research

...improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of periodontal diseases. periodontitis is a bacterially-induced chronic inflammatory disease that causes destructi...ximately 8-13 percent of the adult population. The presence and severity of periodontitis have been associated with an increased risk for other important inflammator...
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