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Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease

Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease

EPF raises awareness campaign to improve oral health

EPF raises awareness campaign to improve oral health

Fusobacterium may play role in colon cancer growth, study finds

Fusobacterium may play role in colon cancer growth, study finds

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Chemotherapy-generated debris from dead and dying cancer cells can stimulate tumor growth

Oral bacteria that lead to periodontal disease linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer

Oral bacteria that lead to periodontal disease linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer

Elevated oral pathogens, less bacterial diversity linked to risk of developing precancerous gastric lesions

Elevated oral pathogens, less bacterial diversity linked to risk of developing precancerous gastric lesions

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Study explores periodontal status of patients with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Study shows link between history of gum disease and increased cancer risk in older women

Study shows link between history of gum disease and increased cancer risk in older women

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

Texas A&M expert explains reasons for having sensitive teeth

Texas A&M expert explains reasons for having sensitive teeth

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Frequent recreational cannabis use linked to increased risk of gum disease

Frequent recreational cannabis use linked to increased risk of gum disease

Gum disease and tooth loss may be linked to increased risk of death in postmenopausal women

Gum disease and tooth loss may be linked to increased risk of death in postmenopausal women

CDM scientist wins IADR award for research in periodontal diseases

CDM scientist wins IADR award for research in periodontal diseases

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

Estrogen therapy can lead to healthier teeth and gums in postmenopausal women, study suggests

New method of repairing injured bone could lead to powerful treatments for skeletal system injuries

New method of repairing injured bone could lead to powerful treatments for skeletal system injuries

New stem cell method could lead to powerful treatments for skeletal system injuries

New stem cell method could lead to powerful treatments for skeletal system injuries

Common bacterium that causes gum infections may trigger rheumatoid arthritis

Common bacterium that causes gum infections may trigger rheumatoid arthritis

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer