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Osteoporosis Treatment May Protect Women from Receding Gums

As we get older, our risk for gum disease, tooth loss, and other oral health problems can increase. For women the problem is exacerbated by menopause, which changes the hormone balance in their bodies.

The consequences of menopause for oral health can be serious. It can significantly increase the risk of osteoporosis in the jawbone. […]

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After You Quit Tobacco, It’s Time to Repair the Damage

Smoking and smokeless tobacco use result in many serious health effects, including damage to your teeth and gums. One of the most common effects is . Seeing their bleeding, receding gums, and feeling the pain from smokeless tobacco use are often the reasons why people decide to quit using tobacco. Unfortunately, even quitting won’t […]

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Frenum and Receding Gums

Some people suffer because they made bad choices, such as , but other times receding gums come as a result of bad luck in the genetic and anatomical lottery. That’s really the only way to describe this cause of receding gums, in which the location of your muscle attachments causes your muscles to […]

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Could Triclosan-Containing Toothpaste Prevent Receding Gums?

The controversy about triclosan-containing toothpaste continues. Some are concerned because evidence points to hormonal effects and even a potential cancer link with the antibacterial agent. Others point to the fact that the ingredient has never definitively been linked to these problems, but has been shown to have real benefits in terms of gum health.
Potential […]

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Failure to Brush after Drinking Damages Gums

We have spoken before about how drinking can damage gums. Now new published research shows how one impact of drinking negatively affects gums. People who don’t brush their teeth after drinking are more likely to suffer damage to their gums.
Evaluating Drinking in a College Population
The study looked at 808 college students who habitually consume […]

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