Gum Disease

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Bad breath problem  -  23 Nov 2009
AsiaOneDiets high in protein such as fish, meat and dairy products can therefore worsen a person's breath especially in the presence of periodontal (gum) disease. ...

Rogersville Dentist Examines Relationship between Gum Disease and Life ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Fast Pitch Press (press release)Research has shown a relationship between gum disease and serious illnesses to the body and organs. And since gum disease starts without any obvious ...

Trouble Thinking? Better See the Dentist  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
ABC NewsIn a study, researchers found that adults aged 60 and older with the highest versus the lowest levels of the gum disease-causing pathogen Porphyromonas ...

Gum disease can cause premature childbirth  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Jakarta PostPregnant women with gum disease are susceptible to premature deliveries, some experts said during a recent seminar here. "About 77 percent of women who gave ...

Brushing Teeth Could Reduce The Risk of Dementia  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
KOMPAS.comPrevious research has blamed the bugs behind gum disease for other ills including heart disease, diabetes and low sperm counts. ...

Study: Gum disease can affect memory  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
ABC7Chicago.comNew research finds that adults over the age of 60 who have gum disease are three times more likely to have trouble recalling simple word sequences. ...

Flower Mound Dentist Stresses Importance of DNA Testing in Accurately Treating ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Fast Pitch Press (press release)Gum disease can wreak havoc on the mouth and the entire body, but thanks to a simple DNA test dentists can accurately diagnose the illness and provide ...

a link between heart disease and gum disease?  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Boston GlobeThat's the conclusion of a “consensus'' statement written by leading gum disease specialists and cardiologists published online earlier this year in the ...

Gum Disease and Periodontal Disease: What You Should Know  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
EmpowHer (blog)Gum disease is a painless disease, however, the consequences it has on your total health can be costly. Gum diseases are serious chronic bacterial ...

High-sugar diets  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Chicago TribuneThe dental profession has a long history of discouraging the consumption of sugar to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. The dental and medical professions ...

Diseased Gums Dramatically Raise Your Cancer and Health Risks  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)New information shows that gum disease is clearly related to cancer and heart disease according to reliable research and that gum disease represents a ...

Tami Griffith: Quit Smoking Nov. 19  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Sky Hi Daily NewsCigarette use also causes gum disease, cataracts, and fractures. Studies show that tobacco use can increase the risk of macular degeneration. ...

Study: Dental care important for memory  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
ABC7Chicago.comA new study finds that adults ages 60 and older with high levels of the gum disease-causing bacteria are three times more likely to perform poorly on memory ...

Don't skimp on dental care, area professionals warn  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.comAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, periodontal — or gum — disease and tooth decay are the two biggest threats to dental health. ...

Effects on your health  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
KHSLPeople who use tobacco also have twice the amount of peptic ulcer disease and higher rates of asthma, allergies, gum disease, headaches, and coughs. ...

Gum disease linked to head and neck cancer  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Calgary HeraldNEW YORK - The health hazards associated with chronic periodontitis (gum disease) extend way beyond the mouth. For years people have been warned that ...

Peri-Gum: How to Fight Gum Disease and Prevent the Need for Drastic Dental Surgery  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
The Healthier LifeSmoking will ruin your teeth as well as your lungs – it causes 50 per cent of all gum disease cases. Smoking reduces blood flow to the gums, ...

Blogging: Tasty Tidbits - by BSLG  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
FoodBizDaily.com (press release)A German research team reports finding a genetic link between gum disease (periodontitis) and coronary heart disease (CHD). The University of Kiel group ...

Health professionals discuss the future of oral health care  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Columbia MissourianToo much sugar can contribute to cavities, gum disease or other oral health problems, which can be mitigated by regular cleanings and brushing. ...

Video: Colgate-Palmolive and the American Diabetes Association Recognize ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)Emerging research supports a two-way relationship between diabetes and periodontitis (serious gum disease). Not only are people with diabetes more ...

Common Infections May Contribute to Strokes  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportScientists reported several years ago that untreated gum disease and other oral infections can spread and cause heart disease. Elkind's study tracked 1625 ...

Saliva tests may help with disease diagnosis  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Reading EagleJim Dear Jim: A dentist can tell if you have gum disease and tooth decay by looking in your mouth, but to determine your overall health he may need a sample ...

State pushed to restore dental aid  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsResearch has shown that bacteria from gum disease can travel throughout the body, which reacts by producing chemicals that creates or exacerbates diseases, ...

African-American Engineer Shocks the Doctors: Survives Diabetic Coma to Beat ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
PRLog.Org (press release)Prevent the complications of diabetes, including heart attack, stroke, blindness, amputation, gum disease, and kidney failure.

Oral Health: Gateway To Total Health  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
KETV.comGum disease has been pinpointed as a risk factor for heart and lung disease, diabetes, premature and low-birth weight babies, and a number of other ...

Does Dr. Google outshine your personal physician when it comes to advice?  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Examiner.comJust ask the average dentist whether he or she recommends COQ10 for healthier gums or chewing on pomegranates to help keep away gum disease? ...

Diabetes and gum disease  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
The Freeport NewsGum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among Bahamian adults and is also frequently linked to the ...

Dayboro Dental Centre: The truth about tooth care  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WesternerGum disease is often the silent enemy in your mouth. Bleeding gums when eating or brushing and/or bad breath can be the first signs of a problem developing. ...

Beverly Hills Periodontist Observes Economic Impact On Patients Mouths ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
BigNews.biz (press release)Furthermore, stress plays an important role in development and onset of an acute form of gum disease called (anug) which may be associated with a sore mouth ...

Dental checkups provide insight into overall health  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Victoria Times ColonistCavities, gum disease, abscessed teeth -- everyone knows a dentist is looking for these at your ...

Steps to good oral health  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Jamaica GleanerThe nutrients that come from healthy foods help you to fight cavities and gum disease. Limit how much and how often you consume foods and beverages that ...

World Diabetes Day: Could We Have Diabetes and Not Know It?  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
The Leewards TimesFrequent or persistent infections, including gum disease and yeast infections. Yeast infections are among frequent infections caused by diabetes. ...

Frugal dental lessons for all  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Phoenixville NewsLeaving food between the teeth by not flossing can also cause periodontal (or gum) disease and gingivitis, not to mention bad breath. ...

Dentists Organize A Cash-For-Candy Program on Halloween  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Discover MagazineGood habits taught when you're young could go a long way—especially considering that 80 percent of US adults have some sort of gum disease. ...

Vitamin D and Endurance Exercise  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Competitor Magazine...autoimmune diseases, hypertension, obesity, gum disease, chronic pain, muscle wasting, inflammation, birth defects, osteoporosis, influenza and colds, ...

I'd Be Dead By Now -- The New Breast Cancer Guidelines  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Huffington Post (blog)But gum disease concerns me too and no study is going to convince me to stop flossing. So, ignore all this condescending talk about women worrying and how ...

Students can make own decisions, do not need administration's policy  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Kykernel.com (subscription)...cigars may cause lung cancer and heart disease,' and that Smokeless Tobacco 'may cause mouth cancer' or 'may cause gum disease and tooth loss. ...

Pet of the Week: Tricky cat can chirp like a bird  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Tri-Valley HeraldDue to a rare gum disease, she had to have all of her teeth removed. But now that she is recovered (and finally free from pain), she is sweet, ...

What Are Tapeworms? What Causes Tapeworm Infection?  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Medical News TodayFor example, poor dental hygiene increases the risk of developing gum disease. Therefore, poor dental hygiene is a risk factor for gum disease. ...

Chronic Inflammation: Reduce It to Protect Your Health  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportWhat ignites the fires differs from person to person: repeated or prolonged infections, smoking, or gum disease, for example. Obesity, too, makes you prone ...

'Tobacco is always dangerous'  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Waukegan News Sun...increases heartbeat and blood pressure, causes respiratory problems, reduces immune function, and promotes tooth decay, gum disease and pre-cancerous ...

American Doctors and Dentists Serve Syrians  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
FOXNewsHe discussed having dentists recommend to patients with gum disease having their doctors check them for signs of heart disease. They discussed plenty of ...

Corona-Norco school officials get the lowdown on hard-to-detect tobacco, hear ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Press-EnterpriseAlthough snus may not harm the lungs like smoking, they can cause mouth cancer and gum disease, according to the American Cancer Society. ...

The Healthy Round, Red Berry  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Seattle Post IntelligencerThey are also useful for preventing plaque build up on teeth and gum disease. Cranberry has proven to be helpful for vision health, preventing retinopathy, ...

AIIMS advocates special test to make blood transfusion safer  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
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Poor oral health linked to dementia risk  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Healthcare TodayResearchers found that adults over age 60 whose levels of Porphyromonas gingivalis (the bacteria that cause gum disease) were high were three times more ...

Where's the toothpick?  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
HinduGum disease, where a gap occurs because of bacteria collection between the gum and tooth, called a periodontal pocket is another common cause of food ...

Free health clinic will provide services, but not flu shots  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
WWLBut now a new study finds people with gum disease may have trouble with short term memory and math problems into their senior years.

Dental care tied to overall men's health  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Chicago DefenderIt gets in areas where a toothbrush can't. “It can help prevent gum disease,? he said, adding that your toothbrush be replaced every three or four months.

Where The Jobs Are: Dental Work  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
ForbesThat means its dentists often treat bone loss and gum disease and install a lot of false teeth. Suzanne Decker says her company is the only retail dentistry ...



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