This information is intended for Medical and Dental Professionals to explore detailed literature on the impact of Oral Disease on the rest of the body.


Severe periodontitis is associated with systemic inflammation and a dysmetabolic status: a case-control study

bstract Background and Aim: A cluster of metabolic factors defines a syndrome that predisposes to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Chronic …
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Aetna and Columbia Announce Results from Study Showing Relationship between Periodontal Treatment and a Reduction in the Overall Cost of Care for Three Chronic Conditions

Aetna (NYSE:AET) and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine conducted a study that found a relationship between periodontal (gum) treatment and …
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Mouth-Body Connection

Bacteria associated with periodontal disease have been linked to other serious health risks.


Heart Disease and Stroke
Pregnancy Problems

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Systemic Release of Endotoxins Induced by Gentle Mastication: Association With Periodontitis

Background: Periodontitis has recently been identified as a potential risk factor for systemic pathologies such as cardiovascular disease, the hypothesis …
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Relationship between periodontal infections and systemic disease.

Seymour GJ, Ford PJ, Cullinan MP, Leishman S, Yamazaki K.
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [email protected]
Oral conditions …
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How to avoid heart disease: brush your teeth, say scientists

by Marlowe HoodWed Sep 10, 7:16 PM ET


Here’s another reason to brush your teeth: poor dental hygiene boosts the …
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Preventing Hospital Pneumonias: Brush the Teeth

ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2008) — Hospital-borne infections are a serious risk of a long-term hospital stay, and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), …
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Zero Tolerance for Bleeding Gums

Just Gingivitis”


So many people think it’s natural and normal for their gums to bleed.  “I know I’m cleaning really well …
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