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Frequent recreational cannabis use linked to increased risk of gum disease

Frequent recreational cannabis use linked to increased risk of gum disease

Overweight or obesity linked to increased risk for severe periodontitis

Overweight or obesity linked to increased risk for severe periodontitis

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

Research sheds new light on reasons behind recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Research sheds new light on reasons behind recurrent aphthous stomatitis

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

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Research validates effectiveness of world-first dental vaccine

Research validates effectiveness of world-first dental vaccine

Columbia researchers discover genes that may cause gum disease

Columbia researchers discover genes that may cause gum disease

Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progression

Researchers chart microbial ecology of the mouth at all stages of gum disease progression

Hidden dental root tip infections may increase risk of coronary artery disease

Hidden dental root tip infections may increase risk of coronary artery disease

New study finds link between periodontal disease and lacunar stroke

New study finds link between periodontal disease and lacunar stroke

Overweight and obesity increase risk for periodontitis

Overweight and obesity increase risk for periodontitis

Cigarette smoke promotes bacteria colonization, immune invasion

Cigarette smoke promotes bacteria colonization, immune invasion

Specific oral microbiome linked to pancreatic cancer risk

Specific oral microbiome linked to pancreatic cancer risk

Antimicrobial silicon nitride holds promise as therapeutic aid for treating periodontitis

Antimicrobial silicon nitride holds promise as therapeutic aid for treating periodontitis

Study finds correlation between male sex hormones and oral health

Study finds correlation between male sex hormones and oral health

Study shows aging affects adaptive immune responses

Study shows aging affects adaptive immune responses

Periodontitis linked to greater rates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease patients

Periodontitis linked to greater rates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease patients

Patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis have higher mortality rate

Patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis have higher mortality rate

Study estimates prevalence of periodontitis at state and local levels across U.S. using SAE method

Study estimates prevalence of periodontitis at state and local levels across U.S. using SAE method