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Anti-inflammatory plant-based diet helps reduce gingivitis
A plant-based whole food diet reduced gingivitis in a recent randomized trial published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology. (2019-04-03)
Salivary biomarkers of gingivitis: Information important for personalized decision-making
Today during the 43rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, Craig Miller, University of Kentucky, Lexington, will present research titled 'Salivary Biomarkers of Gingivitis: Information Important for Personalized Decision-Making.' (2014-03-21)
Expecting? Don't neglect your teeth
Even though most people are aware that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child, misunderstandings about the safety of dental care during pregnancy may cause pregnant women to avoid seeing their dentist. (2010-11-23)
Brush your teeth -- postpone Alzheimer's
Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway have discovered a clear connection between oral health and Alzheimer´s disease. (2019-06-03)
Researchers investigate prevalence of gingivitis during 1st/2nd trimesters of pregnancy
Today at the 94th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael Reddy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, will present a study titled 'Gingivitis During the First/Second Trimesters of Pregnancy.' (2016-06-23)
Study shows nearly 1/3 of human genome is involved in gingivitis
Gingivitis, which may affect more than one-half of the US adult population, is a condition commonly attributed to lapses in simple oral hygiene habits. (2009-12-07)
Gingivitis vs. gum disease: What's the difference?
Eighty percent of American adults have some form of periodontal (gum) disease, but the beginning symptoms are usually painless, so many who are at risk do not recognize the signs and stages, according to a report in the September/October 2003 issue of General Dentistry, the clinical, peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). (2003-09-03)
Chronic stress, depression and cortisol levels are potential risk indicators for periodontal disease
Caregivers of people under psychological or physical stress, as well as those with the conditions themselves, should not overlook their oral health, according to a new study printed in the Journal of Periodontology. (2006-05-31)
Landmark study proves Oral-B® power toothbrush technology superior in reducing plaque and gingivitis
Nearly four decades of research conclude that power toothbrushes with rotation oscillation action, such as the Oral-B 3D Excel, are demonstrably more effective in removing plaque and reducing gingivitis than other types of power toothbrushes -- including those featuring (2003-01-11)
Injectable progesterone contraceptives may be associated with poor periodontal health
Injectable progesterone contraceptives may be associated with poor periodontal health, according to research in the Journal of Periodontology. (2012-02-06)
Common antacids could help keep gingivitis at bay
Chemicals commonly used to treat heartburn also display fighting power against the oral bacteria linked with gum disease, according to researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Göteborg University in Sweden. (2006-11-02)
Periodontal therapy may reduce the incidence of preterm births and low birthweight infants
Pregnant women will want to include a periodontal evaluation as part of their prenatal care. (2005-11-21)
Poor oral hygiene among 19-year-olds
Swedish 19-year-olds need to improve their oral hygiene habits. Seven out of eight adolescents have unacceptable oral hygiene, which increases the risk of future dental problems. (2010-01-18)
Listerine antiseptic proven as effective as dental floss
A major breakthrough in consumer health - The American Dental Association, for the first time ever, has given an indication that rinsing with Listerine Antiseptic Mouthwash is as effective as flossing to remove plaque and gingivitis from between the teeth. (2004-06-14)
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
This issue includes: Combination of cranberry and oregano extracts may inhibit bacteria in meat and fish; bacteria in dental plaque of children may predict gum disease as adult; refrigerating milk harms cheese-making bacteria. (2004-09-16)
Good oral health is essential during pregnancy
Despite the fact that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child during pregnancy, only 22-34 percent of women in the United States visit a dentist during pregnancy. (2010-05-17)
Using mouthrinse reduces plaque and gingivitis more than toothbrushing alone
New research published in the Jan./Feb. 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, indicates that the use of a germ-killing mouthrinse in addition to regular toothbrushing can significantly reduce plaque and gingivitis, more so than brushing alone. (2013-02-19)
Mouth as the gateway to your body
A persistent and abundant bacterium in the mouth is not only a threat to teeth and gums, but can disrupt pregnancies and has been found in lung, liver, spleen, blood, abdominal, and obstetrical and gynecological abscesses and infections. (2011-04-26)
Recent study suggests that tooth loss/gum disease may be associated with heart disease
The September issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, identified a potential link between tooth loss and atherosclerosis, which can lead to stroke or heart attack. (2003-08-12)
UBC researchers find key to reducing inflammation
A protein that reduces inflammation has been discovered by a group of UBC researchers. (2000-08-16)
IU research team to study whether cleaning teeth reduces risk of heart disease
An Indiana University School of Dentistry researcher will study whether dental patients whose teeth are cleaned regularly may be getting far more than a sparkling white smile: they also may be reducing their chances of developing heart disease. (2004-09-24)
PTSD patients damage teeth through involuntary grinding, clenching, UB study finds
As if persons with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) didn't have enough to worry about, research now shows their stress-related symptoms could be damaging their teeth. (2001-03-07)
NYU dental researcher finds link between pregnancy and tooth loss
Women who have more children are more likely to have missing teeth, according to a nationwide study of 2,635 women by Dr. (2008-05-29)
Fischman receives Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology Research Award
The International Association for Dental Research has selected Dr. Stuart Fischman, professor of oral diagnostic sciences at the School of Dental Medicine, at the State University of New York, Buffalo, as the 2008 recipient of the Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology Research Award. (2008-06-25)
Investigators chart microbial ecology of gingivitis, periodontitis
Gingivitis, a common and mild form of gum disease can progress to periodontitis, a more serious infection that damages the soft tissue of the gums and sometimes even destroys the bone supporting the teeth. (2016-08-12)
Low dietary vitamin C can increase the risk for periodontal disease, especially in smokers
A study released today found that people who consume less than the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin C have slightly higher rates of periodontal disease. (2000-08-15)
Systemic antibody responses to oral bacteria with aging
Today at the 45th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research, researcher Jeffrey Ebersole, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA, will present a study titled 'Systemic Antibody Responses to Oral Bacteria with Aging.' (2016-03-17)
Even healthy pregnant women need to worry about oral bacteria
Even healthy pregnant women can be at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria. (2010-05-10)
U of M study shows treatment of periodontal disease does not decrease risk for preterm birth
Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry have found treatment of periodontal disease in pregnant women does not significantly alter rates of preterm birth, low birth weight or fetal growth restriction. (2006-11-01)
Give dirty mouths a brush
Toothpaste that contains triclosan/copolymer is better than regular fluoride toothpastes at killing the kinds of bacteria that live in people's mouths, according to a study published in the January/February 2010 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry. (2010-04-13)
Creating a vaccine against canine gum disease
Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is one of the most prevalent medical conditions in adult dogs. (2014-11-20)
Poor oral health increases stroke risk, UB study finds
People with severe gum disease are at twice the risk of suffering a stroke than those with good oral health, University at Buffalo researchers have shown in the first national, population-based cohort study of periodontal disease and cerebrovascular disease. (2000-10-24)
Study suggests benefits of laser treatments for dental problems
Researchers use computer simulations to explore selective killing of pathogens by lasers, made possible because of absorption differences in tissues and bacterial colonies (2016-10-20)
Scientists develop new tool to improve oral hygiene
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new dental product to identify plaque build-up in the mouth before it is visible to the human eye. (2009-01-13)
CWRU research finds first oral bacteria linking a mother and her stillborn baby
Yiping Han, a researcher from department of periodontics at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, reports the first documented link between a mother with pregnancy-associated gum disease to the death of her fetus. (2010-01-21)
Study links changes in oral microbiome with metabolic disease/risk for dental disease
A team of scientists from The Forsyth Institute and the Dasman Diabetes Institute in Kuwait have found that metabolic diseases, which are characterized by high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and obesity -- leads to changes in oral bacteria and puts people with the disease at a greater risk for poor oral health. (2017-03-01)
Antibacterial in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease
Michigan State University researchers have found that when triclosan, a substance that reduces or prevents bacteria from growing, is combined with an antibiotic called tobramycin, it kills the cells that protect cystic fibrosis bacteria, known as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, by up to 99.9 percent. (2018-05-17)
Wheezy? Brush up and bring your inhaler
Asthmatic adults and children have trouble with their air exchange and have a tendency to be mouth breathers, which when combined with asthma medications, such as corticosteriods, causes a low saliva flow. (2002-12-16)
Aloe vera: Natural, home remedy treats canker and cold sores
New reports prove that the aloe vera plant, which has been used to heal skin for more than 2,000 years, can also treat many oral health problems including canker sores, cold sores, herpes simplex viruses, lichen planus and gingivitis according to the January/February issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. (2005-03-21)
Dental Health, Chronic Infections Double Brain Attack Risk
Dental infections and other chronic infections such as bronchitis more than double the risk of having a stroke or (1997-08-26)
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