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 …
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 …
Bacteria associated with periodontal disease have been linked to other serious health risks.
Heart Disease and Stroke
Background: Periodontitis has recently been identified as a potential risk factor for systemic pathologies such as cardiovascular disease, the hypothesis …
by Marlowe HoodWed Sep 10, 7:16 PM ET
Here’s another reason to brush your teeth: poor dental hygiene boosts the …
ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2008) — Hospital-borne infections are a serious risk of a long-term hospital stay, and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), …
So many people think it’s natural and normal for their gums to bleed. “I know I’m cleaning really well …