Because of the scare tactics, including graphic images of bad teeth, many have been pushed into over-brushing.
Both kinds of smokers are at high risk of gum disease.
A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation.
If newer, larger studies determine there is a link between the diseases, it could lead to more integrated methods of care
Former president of the American Association for Dental Research, Dr. Robert Genco, calls periodontal disease -- an advanced form of gum disease that affects half of Americans -- a public health concern. "[It] is one of the most prevalent non-communicable chronic diseases in our population."
You'll hold your toothbrush close tonight.
Catching me in a weak moment during the first few days of our trip, my friend and co-founder Morgan, who spent last year working in Bangalore, sought to console me, saying, "Mother India always provides when you need it most."
If you've been having trouble breaking up with cigarettes, I have some helpful information that you need to know regarding the dangers of smoking. Unlike that "bad boy" in college, smoking can really do permanent damage to your health, especially if you're going through menopause.
"Amazingly, it's much the same thing you would find at a German restaurant today," Warinner said. A "microbial Pompeii" has