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Celebrate Gum Health Day 2019 on May 12

“Healthy gums, beautiful smile” is the slogan for Gum Health Day 2019, held worldwide...

Grants to Target Research Into Gum Disease, Bone Loss, and More

Researchers with the University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Oral Biology have received six...

Tongue Piercings Damage the Gums and Teeth

Though considered trendy and fashionable in some circles, tongue piercings may affect nearby gums...

Gum Disease and Coronary Artery Disease Share Genetic Basis

Periodontal disease (PD) and coronary artery disease (CAD) share a common genetic basis involving...

Alcohol Affects Oral Bacteria Linked to Diseases

Compared to nondrinkers, men and women who have one or more alcoholic drinks each...

Gum Tissue Stem Cells Accelerate Wound Healing

Gum tissue repairs itself about twice as quickly as skin does with less scar...

Resolvin E1 Treats Both Gum Disease and Atherosclerosis

Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega-3 fish oil,...

Chewing Gum Rapid Test for Inflammation

Six percent to 15% of patients develop an inflammatory response in the years after...

Chewing Gum Detects Inflammatory Bacteria

While most dental implants go well, 6% to 15% of patients develop an inflammatory...

Gum Disease Increases Risk of Death for Postmenopausal Women

Gum disease and tooth loss may be associated with a higher risk of death...