Gum disease

Killing Bacteria Is Not Enough to Control Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious oral health problem. It’s the most common cause of tooth loss among adults in the US, and it’s been linked to many dangerous health problems, like .

If you listen to mouthwash commercials, it seems that controlling gum disease is as simple as killing bacteria, but that’s not all […]

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    5 Things You Did Over the Holidays That Lead to Receding Gums

5 Things You Did Over the Holidays That Lead to Receding Gums

Welcome to January. You survived the holidays more or less intact. At least, we hope you did. And we hope the same for your gums, but maybe that’s not as sure. In fact, there are many things people do over the holidays that can cause serious damage to their gums, either causing or […]

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Higher Cancer Risk Associated with Gum Disease

We know that gum disease is the leading cause of receding gums. However, it’s also important to . That’s because is also linked to many other serious health conditions.

Now a new study has reaffirmed the association between gum disease and cancer. This very large, and very long study provides very convincing evidence […]

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Our Immune Cells Cause Inflammation and Bone Loss

It’s easy to blame oral bacteria for gum disease’s damage to our gums and jaws. After all, they definitely cause the disease by growing out of control, and they unleash toxins into the body.

But, it turns out, it’s not just oral bacteria that are to blame for and bone loss related to […]

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Gum Disease Could Kickstart Alzheimer’s Disease

Gum disease is the most important cause of receding gums, but that’s not all it’s been linked to. In addition to receding gums, gum disease has been linked to heart disease, , and Alzheimer’s disease. And now the link with Alzheimer’s disease is much stronger thanks to new research.

In the past, links between […]

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