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

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

Non-surgical gum disease treatment reduces thickness of wall of arteries

Non-surgical gum disease treatment reduces thickness of wall of arteries

High-dose statins could have added benefit of reducing gum inflammation

High-dose statins could have added benefit of reducing gum inflammation

Olympic athletes lose to poor dental health

Olympic athletes lose to poor dental health

Friendly bacteria: do we really need to eat probiotic yogurts?

Friendly bacteria: do we really need to eat probiotic yogurts?

Access to dental care alone is not sufficient to meet oral health needs of adults with I/DD

Access to dental care alone is not sufficient to meet oral health needs of adults with I/DD

Gum disease and heart problems not linked: Review

Gum disease and heart problems not linked: Review

Gene causing periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis identified

Gene causing periodontitis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis identified

Study reveals that downregulation of IRF-8 gene causes gum diseases, arthritis and osteoporosis

Study reveals that downregulation of IRF-8 gene causes gum diseases, arthritis and osteoporosis

Periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Research assesses the benefits of different ways of treating tooth decay in children

Research assesses the benefits of different ways of treating tooth decay in children

Discovery of genetic link between periodontitis and heart attack

Discovery of genetic link between periodontitis and heart attack

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

Closer to an effective treatment for gum disease in smokers

Closer to an effective treatment for gum disease in smokers

Study on Haitian children shows poor diet contribute to gum disease

Study on Haitian children shows poor diet contribute to gum disease

Blocking one protein RANK function inhibits bone loss

Blocking one protein RANK function inhibits bone loss

Quit smoking one week at a time

Quit smoking one week at a time

Dieting may help reduce the risk of gum disease, mostly in men

Dieting may help reduce the risk of gum disease, mostly in men

Gene therapy used to treat periodontal disease

Gene therapy used to treat periodontal disease

Epstein-Barr virus linked to inflammatory diseases of the mouth

Epstein-Barr virus linked to inflammatory diseases of the mouth