Tag: "periodontal" at medical news
Bad teeth may signal risk for heart attack
...ctor in determining an association between overall periodontal
disease and arrhythmia since those who might have been strong examples of this association may not have survived to age 80....
Levels of bacteria in plaque beneath the gum line may increase risk for heart attacks
...cteria in subgingival plaques, the deep plaques in periodontal
pockets and around the teeth, may contribute to an...ese studies further researchers understanding that periodontal
bacteria may increase the risk for heart disease. In one study researchers looked at 150 individuals...
Raisins fight oral bacteria
...vities, and Porphyromonas gingivalis, which causes periodontal
disease. The compounds were effective against the bacteria at concentrations ranging from about 200 to 1,000 micrograms per milliliter. Betulin and betulinic acid were less effective, requiring much higher concentrations for similar antimicrobial ac...
Case finds oral health of residents in nursing homes needs more attention
... at an increased risk of dental disease, including periodontal
disease and root surface caries."...
Experts report dental X-rays effectively identify stroke risk factors
... also can help determine the presence or degree of periodontal
disease, bone infections and many abnormal growths, such as cysts and tumors. A panoramic X-ray reveals in greater detail the upper and lower teeth and parts of the jaw in a single image. More importantly, a patient's carotid arteries, located on e...
Halt NSAIDs use before gum surgery, Case researchers say
... its effects on rates of bleeding during and after periodontal
surgery for gum disease. The findings were reporte...rican Academy of Periodontology. "Taken prior to periodontal
surgery, ibuprofen increases blood loss during surgery in patients up to almost two times that of th...
Postmenopause and periodontal disease
...gnificantly reduce tooth loss by controlling their periodontal
disease, according to a study in the Journal of Pe...ating effects of post menopause on the severity of periodontal
disease. Until we know more, postmenopausal women will want to control periodontal
disease to signi...
Surprising new study shows periodontal disease affects young adults, boosts pregnancy problems
...young adult patients examined had well-established periodontal
disease despite no signs or symptoms. Affected pre...ere showed that the inflammation in the mouth that periodontal
infections cause promoted inflammation in other parts of the body, which contributed in significant ...
The end of daylight savings time may harm your oral health
...ion. Inflammation is a well recognized symptom of periodontal
diseases, which is why it has been suggested that ... and vitamin D deficiency may be a risk factor for periodontal
diseases." Research shows that the best means of obtaining the required amount of vitamin D is from...
CHEST 2005 abstract highlights
...hocardiography (TEE) to determine whether they had periodontal
disease and measured maximal aortic plaque thickness by TEE. Results show that age is the strongest predictor of aortic atherosclerosis. Other independent predictors include dental loss and calcium-channel blocker use. Vibroacoustic Disease May Lea...
Researchers find nine risk indicators for tooth loss
Chicago Severe periodontal
disease causes tooth loss and affects a certain gr...that appear to exhibit increased susceptibility to periodontal
destruction, according to a study that appeared in the November Journal of Periodontology. Researc...
Avoid the hookah and save your teeth
...e as that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence of periodontal
diseases was 30 percent in water pipe smokers, 24 ...h from this study shows that the relative risk for periodontal
disease increased by 5-fold in water pipe and 3.8-fold in cigarette smokers compared to non-smokers,...
One drug tackles two diseases, Case researcher finds
...ss due to osteoporosis also significantly ward off periodontal
disease, according to a graduate of the Case Weste...n with moderate and mild cases of osteoporosis and periodontal
disease. The study involved 60 postmenopausal women, who had been diagnosed with osteoporosis by d...
Periodontal therapy may reduce the incidence of preterm births and low birthweight infants
CHICAGO Pregnant women will want to include a periodontal
evaluation as part of their prenatal care. That's because researchers found that periodontal
treatment significantly reduced the risk of having a preterm birth or a low birthweight infant, acco...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
...ative diseases and cancers, Alzheimers disease and periodontal
disease, the researchers said. "In our past wound-healing experiments, we looked at more severe stressful events," Kiecolt-Glaser said. "This was just a marital discussion that lasted only a half-hour. "The fact that even this can bump the healing ...
Tooth loss and heart disease linked, even among nonsmokers
...udy are consistent with previous studies that link periodontal
disease and tooth loss to an increased risk of atherosclerosis and heart attack. However, they said that other studies had not shown an association between oral conditions and heart disease. Okoro emphasized that the correlation between tooth loss a...
Treating gum disease may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
... clinical trial, providing strong evidence linking periodontal
(gum) disease to an increased risk of developing b...ars, many studies throughout the world have linked periodontal
disease to increased cardiovascular risk, although the reasons for this link have not been fully exp...
Antibiotics do not prevent recurrent myocardial infarcts in subjects with periodontitis
...d Porphyromonas gingivalis, the two most important periodontal
pathogens, was studied in the saliva, and the seru...o 64% of the Finnish adult population has deepened periodontal
pockets related to periodontitis and about 20% have a severe form of the disease. The article Paju S...
Removing gaps depends on overall health
... must have good bone quality and a lack of chronic periodontal
disease for the implant to stay in place," says report lead author Judith A. Porter, DDS, MA EdD. "Patients are unaware that bone loss in their jaw will often follow the loss of a tooth. When that happens, over time, bone loss can cause facial change...
Severe periodontal disease is more frequent among socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals
...of its kind to investigate neighborhood effects on periodontal
disease, although it had been postulated that area...haviors and health-related norms. "In the case of periodontal
disease, social contexts could promote or prevent behaviors that may affect periodontal
health such ...
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