Does Gum Disease Impact COPD?

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive respiratory condition that affects millions worldwide, ranking as the sixth-leading cause of death according to the World Health Organization. While smoking and air pollution are primary risk factors for COPD, recent research suggests a surprising connection between severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, and the exacerbation of COPD. In a…

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Matcha: A New Weapon Against Gum Disease?

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Periodontitis is a serious inflammatory gum disease caused by a bacterial infection that, if left untreated, can lead to gum recession, tooth loss and other severe systemic health complications, including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. One of the primary bacterial culprits behind periodontitis is Porphyromonas gingivalis, which colonizes biofilms on tooth surfaces and proliferates inside deep…

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Is There A Link Between Periodontitis and Stroke?

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Stroke is a significant health concern worldwide, with ischemic stroke being one of the most prevalent types. What is alarming is the increasing incidence of ischemic stroke among younger individuals, a trend that demands deeper investigation by researchers into the underlying risk factors. While traditional risk factors like hypertension and diabetes are known contributors, recent research has shed light…

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Link Between Osteoporosis in Menopause and Gum Disease

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Bone loss is a common occurrence for women going through menopause. At the same time, many women can develop gum problems as they get older. New research shows that these two conditions are very much interconnected. Understanding how they influence one another can help women protect their oral and overall health as they enter their…

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Resilient Smiles: Dental Implants Defying Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a medical condition characterized by the weakening of bones, making them fragile and more likely to fracture. This systemic skeletal condition not only affects the major bones of the body but can also have implications for your smile. The impact on dental implants is particularly interesting among the smile concerns associated with osteoporosis.…

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Periogen: A Game-Changer in Combatting Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, is a widespread oral health issue affecting millions worldwide. It ranges from mild gum inflammation (gingivitis) to severe infections that can lead to tooth loss (periodontitis). In this article, we’ll explore the significance of periodontal disease, its causes, and the groundbreaking solution offered by Periogen, a revolutionary product…

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Ginigivitis Or Periodontitis?

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These two gum conditions are often confused, but it’s essential to understand their differences because they have different symptoms, causes, and treatment approaches. Gingivitis is the earliest and mildest form of gum disease. It’s a reversible condition that causes inflammation of the gums due to plaque buildup on teeth. Symptoms include redness, swelling, and bleeding…

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Are You At Risk For Periodontal Disease?

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There is a common belief that periodontal disease is purely genetic, with many assuming that if their parents or grandparents had dentures, they would inevitably lose their teeth. While genetics does play a role, it is not a definitive predictor of dental health. Rather, the progression of periodontal disease is influenced by various risks and…

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5 Myths About Periodontal Disease

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  Periodontal Disease (or commonly called gum disease) generally affects everyone at some point in their lives. Studies have shown at any one time more than 80% are affected by the disease. It is an extremely common disease that if left untreated is quite progressive. Luckily, for most patients, periodontal disease in its earliest form,…

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Is Periodontal Disease Reversible?

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  Periodontal disease is a common and often unpleasant disease ranging from its earliest form of gingivitis all the way to advanced chronic periodontitis. According to research evidence, it could also play a role in a whole host of seemingly unrelated health problems. Periodontal Disease is a slow, progressive disease that has the capability to destroy…

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