Although it may seem improbable, infection in the gums of a pregnant woman may lead to a more than sevenfold increase in her risk of delivering a premature baby…
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Having periodontal or gum disease may boost the risk of getting pancreatic cancer, according to new research from Harvard Medical School involving more than 51,000 men.
Your dental health may be a sign not only of how diligently you brush and floss but also of your risk of stroke and heart disease.
In recent years, dentists and doctors have begun to understand how periodontitis — gum disease — does more than cause big bills at the dentist’s office.
I suspect that my most egregious lapse in healthful living is widely shared: Knowing that I might lose my teeth in the coming decades is not enough to get me to floss every night.
Young people who are obese are much more likely to suffer from gum disease than young people of normal weight, a new study says.
INFECTIONS in the mouth may play havoc elsewhere in the body, leading to blood clots that can bring on heart attacks and strokes, researchers reported yesterday.
CERRITOS, CA — The results of an independent nine-month en-bloc human histological study of the LANAP® protocol will be revealed…
CERRITOS, CA — A 16-year Harvard Medical School study of 51,000 men reported that “men with severe periodontal disease…