Category Archives: oral symptoms and medical conditions

Regular Dental Checkups Can Actually Save You Money

If you don’t like dental “surprises,” thinking preventively is the best way to keep from having to spend money unexpectedly on your mouth. The key is to visit the dentist on a regular basis—every six months typically—instead of waiting until … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the least discussed cancers. It refers to cancer that develops in any of the parts that make up the mouth—lips, tongue, gums, roof or floor of the mouth, or the inside lining of the cheeks. … 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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Some of the Warning Signs of Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Periodontology, recent studies show that more American adults may suffer from moderate to severe gum disease than previously thought. Left untreated, periodontal disease not only can … Continue reading

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