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GUM DISEASE LINKED TO OTHER MAJOR DISEASES

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  Research has shown that gum (periodontal) disease is associated with several other diseases. For a long time it was thought that bacteria was the factor that linked gum¬†disease to other disease in the body; however, more recent research demonstrates that inflammation may be responsible for the association. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help […]

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Nine Drinks that Can Dissolve Your Teeth

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Although teeth are the hardest parts of our bodies, they do have one weakness: they can be easily destroyed by acid.¬† Plaque thrives on carbohydrates, sugar and acid and this combination, found in many of the drinks we consume, is what can ruin our teeth. The acidity of substances is measured using the pH scale. […]

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New Research

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New research has suggested that postmenopausal women who suffer from gum disease are at a significantly increased risk of developing breast cancer. Researchers believe the link could be the result of a systemic inflammation which originates in the infected gums; they also suggest that bacteria from the mouth may enter the circulatory system through the […]

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