Increased Risks of Tooth Decay in Athletes

Tooth Decay in Athletes
People know that staying healthy is impossible without exercises. That is why all of us can go jogging in the morning or to the gym once a week, but the recent study shows that physical exercises can increase the risk of having tooth decay. But not only tooth decay appears to be a dental problem in athletes who spend most of their time training. Gum infection and tooth enamel erosion were discovered...

Timely Cleanings Can Improve Your Overall Health

Dental Cleanings
A lot of people neglect taking care of their dental health and they do not have enough of dental examinations till they have real dental pain and other associated problems. But preventing a dental disease is the most affordable way to get dental services and you need to know about it after your first visit to the dentist. The first thing you need to think about when you want to have good teeth is to...

Treatment of Periodontal Disease Starts with Inflammation Reduction

Periodontal Disease Inflammation
It’s never too late to start controlling your oral health. Nowadays there are a lot of new ways of treating gum infection and preventing the associated diseases. One of the main dental problems you should be afraid of is periodontal disease. This condition is highly associated with inflammation of your gum that can cause a lot of pockets between the gum and your teeth. That is why food you eat can...

Treating Gum Disease Alone with Type-Two Diabetes

Gum Disease and Diabetes
It is a proven fact that periodontal disease can be caused by type-two diabetes and people suffering from it realize all the risks when visiting a dentist. But the latest research in this sphere demonstrates that your visit to a dentist may appear more beneficial than you think. The results of this research are closely associated with analyzing the activity of B cells which play a great role in promotion...

Bleeding Gums May Be Linked to Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

Bleeding Gums
Bleeding gums are common but you should not ignore it. They are indicators of gum disease. When treated early, the condition can be reversed. But when it is already in the more advanced stages, it leads to tooth loss and complex treatment. It is also linked to diabetes and other chronic diseases. Majority of people suffer from some form of periodontal disease in their lives. According to oral health...

Gum Disease Can Lead to Tooth Loss and Infection

tooth loss
People who got treatment for periodontal disease had lower hospitalization and healthcare costs for other medical conditions compared to people who left their gums untreated. This was the according to the results of a new study. Dr. Marjorie Jeffcoat of the University of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine led the study. She said that they were surprised at the results. Gum disease is a chronic...

Unordinary Causes of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Gum Disease
Gum disease is said to be caused by forgetting to floss, not going to the dentist regularly, smoking, and poor brushing. But according to researchers, a tough day at work can also cause periodontal disease. Evangelos Papathanasiou, an assistant professor of periodontology from Tufts School of Dental Medicine, said that there’s a connection between the disease and emotional stress. He said that it...

Increased Risks of Gum Disease in Adults over 30

Risks of Gum Disease
According to statistics, around 65 million people in the United States are suffering from gum disease. The American Academy of Periodontology said that the number is around half of all adults 30 and above. People with gum disease have placed their lives in harm’s way. Dentists said that periodontal disease has severe repercussions to the person’s oral and physical well-being. This has been one...

American Academy of Periodontology Concerned about Increased Risk of Gum Disease

American Academy
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, around 65 million people in the United States have gum disease. The number is almost half of all adults 30 years old and above in the US. People with the disease have placed their lives at risk. There are serious repercussions for individuals with periodontal disease when it comes to their oral and physical health. There are more Americans who suffer...

Researchers Find New Target to Treat Gum Disease

gum inflammation
Almost 50 percent of all adults in the US got gum disease periodontitis. 8.5 percent have a severe form of the condition that can lead to diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania were looking for ways to prevent and reverse periodontitis. The study was published in the Journal of Immunology and described a new target, which is a component of the immune...