Category Archives: dental research

What We Can Learn From Our Ancestors’ Teeth

Anthropologists learn a lot about early humans and our ancestors by studying fossilized teeth. Teeth are a great source of information. Not only are they the most preserved skeletal remains found in fossils, but they are small and very mineralized, … Continue reading

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Promising Research Using Dental Stem Cells

About 70 percent of adults in the United States have lost at least one tooth; about 58 percent of those aged 50 and older have fewer than the 21 teeth considered “functional;” and about 18 percent aged 65 or older … Continue reading

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Exercise for Healthier Teeth and Gums

As we begin the second month of the new year, it’s a good time for a reality check on your well-intentioned resolution to exercise more in 2014. If you’re having trouble getting motivated, there’s an added benefit that just might … Continue reading

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Link Between Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, worsens rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. Studies indicate that compared to … Continue reading

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Basic Dental Care Checklist for Adults

Staying on top of a basic daily dental routine and making time for regular dental visits now can help keep you out of the dental office in the future. (Not that we don’t always enjoy seeing you!) Here are a … Continue reading

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Link Between Oral Health and Heart Disease

Ongoing research continues to suggest that oral health, and gum disease in particular, is related to serious conditions like heart disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have coronary … Continue reading

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