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Smart-tooth technology shows promise in detecting certain diseases in high-risk patients

Smart-tooth technology shows promise in detecting certain diseases in high-risk patients

Diabetic patients less likely to visit dentist than people with prediabetes or without diabetes

Diabetic patients less likely to visit dentist than people with prediabetes or without diabetes

Poor dental health may be related to increased diabetes risk

Poor dental health may be related to increased diabetes risk

The Importance of Fetal Fibronectin Testing for Women with Symptomatic Preterm Labor

The Importance of Fetal Fibronectin Testing for Women with Symptomatic Preterm Labor

Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health

Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health

Study shows that control of type 2 diabetes improves with dental hygiene

Study shows that control of type 2 diabetes improves with dental hygiene

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