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Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked to Oral Bacteria

Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked to Oral Bacteria

Pancreatic cancer and gum disease may have an association with one another, according to the British Dental Health Foundation. The study discovered that certain kinds of bacterium present in the formation of gum tissue are linked to a doubling of pancreatic cancer risk. However, they also disc... Read More


Laser Technique Treats Diseased Gum Tissue

Laser Technique Treats Diseased Gum Tissue

There was a time not too long ago when dentists had to treat serious gum disease through highly invasive oral bone surgery. However a new laser technique eliminates all the unpleasant cutting and stitches. The laser removes deteriorating gum tissue (while leaving health tissue intact), restore... Read More


As Goes Oral Health, So Goes General Health

As Goes Oral Health, So Goes General Health

Many studies are showing a persistent connection between gum disease and other ailments that afflict corners of the body far afield from the teeth. Specifically, when gingivitis (early-stage gum disease) or full-blown periodontal disease is present, it's often the case that doctors find that ... Read More


Expert Commentator: Dr. Martin Marcus 9/22/2009

Expert Commentator: Dr. Martin Marcus 9/22/2009

Today we, as health care professionals, are more cognizant of the links between bacterial inflammation and its effect on all body parts. Most talked about and certainly a hot topic is the relationship between periodontal (gum) disease and cardiovascular (heart) disease. Periodontal disease i... Read More


Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Dentists May Be First to Notice Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have a noticeable effect on teeth, gums and other parts of the dentist’s domain (the mouth). So it’s not surprising that a person’s dentist may be the first to spot the telltale signs of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder. Read More


Whitening ToothPaste

Whitening ToothPaste

So you want to flash those pearly whites? Sure you can get yourself lasered, you can go to your dentist to get bleached, but what about the low tech method: toothpaste. Dr. Marc Liechtung, a cosmetic dentist and owner of this laser whitening center, says they do have a role. These prod... Read More



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