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Changing Your Biology to Eliminate Caries and Periodontitis? Bioethical Considerations on the Topic of Discussion

An innovative article published today in the British Dental Journal defends the permissibility of...

Bacteria That Cause Periodontitis Spread from Parents to Their Children

Adults with periodontitis transmit bacteria that can cause the disease in the future to...

Kids With Primary Immunodeficiencies Face Greater Risks of Periodontitis

Children with primary immunodeficiencies (PIDS) are nearly 10 times more likely to be diagnosed...

Biomaterial Generates Electricity to Combat Periodontitis

Researchers at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry have developed a biomaterial that...

Periodontitis Increases Risk of Bacteria in Donated Blood

There is an increased risk of bacterial contamination in donated blood if the donor...

Periodontitis May Double Risk of High Blood Pressure

Adults with periodontitis may be significantly more likely to have higher blood pressure than...

Periodontitis Treatment Attacks Harmful Bacteria and Spares Helpful Bacteria

A new method for combating periodontitis could render the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics superfluous...

Digital Tool Proves Suitable for Periodontitis Screenings

The FDI Digital Disease Profile Assessment tool is a suitable resource for oral professionals...

Periodontitis Research Earns 2020 Santé Award

The 2020 Santé Awards recognized Walter Siqueira, DDS, PhD, with an Excellence Award for...

Brushing Twice a Day Stabilizes Gingival Health in Periodontitis Patients

Self-performed mechanical plaque control (SPC) via toothbrushing and interproximal cleaning is key to preventing...