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Mechanism Connecting Periodontitis With Other Inflammatory Diseases Uncovered

The link between periodontal disease and other inflammatory conditions such as heart disease and...

Patients With Gum Disease Should Be Educated About Their Cardiovascular Risks Too

Patients with gum disease should be told that they have a higher risk of...

Celebrate Gum Health Day 2020 on May 12

“Say No to Bleeding Gums” is the slogan for Gum Health Day 2020, to...

Rapamycin Fights Gum Disease and Spurs Bone Growth in Older Mice

A drug that has life-extending effects on mice also reverses age-related dental problems in...

Studies Link Gum Disease With Stroke Risk

Gum disease was associated with a higher rate of strokes caused by the hardening...

Anti-Aging Drug Holds Promise for Treating Age-Related Oral Diseases

A transplant drug with anti-aging properties can regenerate bone and decrease gum inflammation, promising...

Sensory Cells in the Gums Guard Against Periodontitis

Chemical-sensing cells in the gums protect the mouth by guarding against infections that damage...

Genes Connected to Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Though tooth decay and periodontitis are among the most common diseases in the world,...

Unique White Blood Cells Indicate Onset of Inflammatory Diseases

Researchers at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry have discovered something about neutrophils,...

10,000-Year-Old Chewing Gum Reveals Early Scandinavian DNA

The first human beings who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left...