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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

Incidence and severity emerging CVD risk factors may differ between genders

Incidence and severity emerging CVD risk factors may differ between genders

Doctoral thesis explores issues related to dental Implants

Doctoral thesis explores issues related to dental Implants

Saint Louis University receives NIH grant to investigate development of new drugs to treat bone diseases

Saint Louis University receives NIH grant to investigate development of new drugs to treat bone diseases

Common Alzheimer's disease drug increases bone density, reduces fracture risks

Common Alzheimer's disease drug increases bone density, reduces fracture risks

Regular smokers at increased risk of tooth loss, new study confirms

Regular smokers at increased risk of tooth loss, new study confirms

Researchers link molecular dots between periodontitis and heart disease

Researchers link molecular dots between periodontitis and heart disease

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

Research: Some immune cells convert into cells that trigger disease

Natural substance could help people avoid cavities, gum disease

Natural substance could help people avoid cavities, gum disease

Study shows that periodontal treatment can reduce symptoms of prostatitis

Study shows that periodontal treatment can reduce symptoms of prostatitis

Adseverin protein plays key role in bone loss associated with osteoinflammatory disease

Adseverin protein plays key role in bone loss associated with osteoinflammatory disease

Plaque can be used to predict, identify and treat diseases, say researchers

Plaque can be used to predict, identify and treat diseases, say researchers