Category Archives: Whole Body Health

Success Rates of Non‐Surgical Periodontal Therapy in Adult Perio Patients

Success Rates of Non‐Surgical Periodontal Therapy

The International Journal of Dental Hygiene recently released an article, “Success of non‐surgical periodontal therapy in adult periodontitis patients‐a retrospective analysis,” that studied adult patients who had undergone periodontal treatment.

TOOTH OR FALSE? Five Dental Myths Debunked

Dental Myths Debunked

Tooth be told, there’s a lot of potential misunderstandings when it comes to dental treatment and proper dental care which fuels the lack of excitement when you see an upcoming dental appointment on your calendar. And while its true that going to the dentist isn’t all fun and games, knowing the truth behind certain myths will certainly help your chances of maintaining good oral health.

Eating disorders linked with poor gum conditions, quality of life

Eating Disorders and Oral Hygiene

August 20, 2019 — Patients diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia have significantly worse periodontal conditions and poorer oral health-related quality of life, such as physical and psychological limitations, according to a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology.

Study Concludes Poor Oral Health Increases the Risk of Liver Cancer

Study Concludes Poor Oral Health Increases the Risk of Liver Cancer

Patients have probably heard stories about how poor oral health can lead to a variety of medical conditions, some of them serious. However, some patients may have doubts about the seriousness of the oral-systemic link.

Periodontal Disease, Perio Pathogens & Rocket Science

Periodontal Disease, Perio Pathogens & Rocket Science

“The ultimate risk factor for an infectious disease is the causative agent of that disease. Without that agent, no disease will take place no matter what other risk factors the subject may possess”

Metals top list of common allergens at the dental office

Metals top list of common allergens at the dental office

August 2, 2019 — Which dental materials are responsible for the most contact allergies? Researchers looked at patient data and found metals topped the list, but other common culprits included composites and cosmetic materials.

Researchers Find Groundbreaking Connection between Oral Bacteria and Stroke

Finnish researchers at the University of Tampere have new findings that show the presence of common oral bacteria in cerebral emboli for the first time.

Gum disease and tooth loss linked to high blood pressure in older women, research shows

Cleaning between your teeth regularly and avoiding gum disease can lower your risk of developing high blood pressure, according to the findings of a new study.