Category Archives: gum disease

The Aging Mouth: What to Look For

When most baby boomers were growing up, it was normal for their parents’ generation to have dentures. But there is no reason for that to be the case today. In fact, older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than … Continue reading

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Diabetics At Risk for Oral Problems

Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, putting them at increased risk for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. Many diabetics are surprised to learn that diabetes also puts them at increased risk for serious gum disease because they are generally … Continue reading

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Possible Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is very common and many of us don’t pay attention to it. But left undiagnosed and untreated, it can cause a number of health problems. In fact, a number of studies have found an association … Continue reading

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Effects of Smoking on Oral Health

It’s been 51 years since the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health was issued in 1964. If you are a smoker, you already know smoking is bad for your health, But we also hope you will appreciate this … Continue reading

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What’s Living in Your Mouth?

Did you know that over 700 different strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth? The good news is that most of us are only host to 34 to 72 different varieties and that most of the bacterial … 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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Causes of Bleeding Gums

The popular belief is that bleeding gums are normal and happen to everyone. They could be a sign of something easily correctable, such as brushing too hard or not flossing every day. Or they can be a sign that you … Continue reading

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