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Tea fights cavities, reduces plaque

...t prevalent diseases of mankind, mainly caries and periodontal disease."...

Low dietary vitamin C can increase the risk for periodontal disease, especially in smokers

... (RDA) for vitamin C have slightly higher rates of periodontal disease. Researchers analyzed vitamin C intakes and periodontal disease indicators in 12,419 U.S. adults. They found that patients who consumed less than the recom...

Healthy gums are likely to lie behind milk mustaches

...t enough calcium have significantly lower rates of periodontal disease, a leading cause of tooth loss.Researchers...nalyzed government data on calcium consumption and periodontal disease indicators in nearly 13,000 people representing U.S. adults. They found that men and women ...

Gene tracking follows cells from embryo to adult

...e to non-tooth structures including facial nerves, periodontal ligament, jawbone, and the cartilaginous disc that allows the jaw to pivot in its socket.The next step, according to Chai, is to apply this technique to genetically mutated animals in order to get a better grasp of the role of neural crest cells in b...

Gene found for Papillon-Lefevre syndrome--a disorder affecting skin and gums

...d permanent teeth mirrors the most severe forms of periodontal (gum) disease. The investigators feel that identi...ne for PLS may help determine the process by which periodontal disease attacks the general population. Dr. Thomas Hart of the University of Pittsburgh directed th...

New textbook is first comprehensive guide to horse dentistry

...ors, ulceration,deepening pockets and other common periodontal troubles. Now regular, thorough checkups can become normal operating procedure, saysGordon Baker, professor of equine medicine and surgery at the University ofIllinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Baker is the co-editor of thejust-published textb...

Electronic dental anesthesia helps allay needle injection pain

...periodontal research, and periodontal problems are more common in adults than children. Also, the EDA finger probe thatis placed against the soft tissue is rather large for achild's mouth. ...

Cellular espionage at play in post-menopausal osteoporosis

...ne disorders ? osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, periodontal disease,osteoarthritis and the bone destruction that can occur with artificial jointimplants. It gives the pharmaceutical industry additional clues to developcompounds that can specifically prevent cytokine formation in bone cells, andthus stop bone...

Bacteria From Gum Infections Associated With Diabetes, Chronic Lung Disease, UB Studies Find

...Dental Research. To investigate the association of periodontal disease with diabetes, aresearch team headed by Sa...st six natural teeth. They assessed information on periodontal status, defined as degree ofgum detachment from bone, along with fasting-insulin and fasting-glucose...

UB Researchers Identify Specific Oral Bacteria Most Likely To Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

...cers that develop in thegum tissue of persons with periodontal disease. They are thought to increasethe risk of ...ingivalis and C. recta., organsimsthought to cause periodontal disease in adults. (Not all oral bacteria causeperiodontal disease.) Depending on the bacterial co...

Real Connection Between Oral Health And Heart Disease

...ies havelooked directly at the mechanisms by which periodontal disease might contributeto cardiovascular disease....ggest possiblemechanisms: Blood vessels damaged by periodontal bacteria or their products. Onepossibility is that bacteria from the mouth -- or products released ...

UB Studies Link Low Dietary Calcium, Vitamin C With Increased Risk Of Gum Disease

...appear to have nearly twice the risk of developing periodontal disease later in life than people with higher diet...an 800 mg. Comparison of calcium intake with periodontal disease, defined by the amount of gum detachment from underlying bone, showed that in the total stud...

The Bug Stops Here

...ithroot caries is about to begin. Investigation of periodontal disease is alsounder way. Scientists still don't k...se refractoryperiodontitis -- a persistent form of periodontal disease that does not respond toantibiotics or conventional therapy. Using the checkerboard techniqu...

First Study To Take Bacteria Directly From Patients' Mouths Further Supports Possible Link Between Gum And Heart Disease

...a directly from the mouths of patients with severe periodontal diseaseand test their effect on blood platelets. ...tistry and lead investigator. "And, out ofall the periodontal bacteria we tested, Porphyromanas gingivalis was the onlyone to cause this clumping, which is a key ...

NIDR Supports Total Genome Studies Of Major Oral Pathogens

...r that has just begun to sequencethe genome of the periodontal pathogen, Porphrymonas gingivalis. Similarprojects dealing with other oral microorganisms are anticipated in the nearfuture....

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