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Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Clarithromycin reduces recurrent cardiovascular events in patients without periodontitis

Clarithromycin reduces recurrent cardiovascular events in patients without periodontitis

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth

Heart healthy habits are good for oral health

Heart healthy habits are good for oral health

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

Smokers who give up are much less likely to lose their teeth prematurely

Smokers who give up are much less likely to lose their teeth prematurely

Electric toothbrushes best for fighting gum disease

Electric toothbrushes best for fighting gum disease

Blue light kills gum disease

Blue light kills gum disease

People with gum disease are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis

People with gum disease are more likely to suffer from atherosclerosis

Study supports earlier findings, and even showed a significantly higher prevalence of periodontal diseases in cardiac patients

Study supports earlier findings, and even showed a significantly higher prevalence of periodontal diseases in cardiac patients

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking a lot more harmful than previously thought

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

Smoking causes diseases in nearly every organ of the body

Comparative genomics to cast new light on other spirochete microbes

Comparative genomics to cast new light on other spirochete microbes