Can Gum Disease Treatment Lower AFib Recurrence Risk?

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Gum disease (periodontal disease), affects millions of adults worldwide and has long been recognized as a significant oral health concern. However, emerging research suggests that the consequences of gum disease may extend beyond the mouth, potentially impacting systemic health, including cardiovascular function. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association sheds light on…

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Capsaicin Therapy for Burning Mouth Syndrome

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Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) poses a significant challenge due to its elusive nature and the limited treatment options available. This chronic condition, characterized by persistent oral pain and discomfort, has long remained a mystery for researchers and clinicians alike. However, a pioneering research project at the Faculty of Dentistry in Norway is shedding new light…

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Can Custom Mouthguards Reduce Risk Of Concussion?

As children grow and become more active in contact sports, it is important to keep them fully protected. This might include the proper fitting helmet, proper pads for their shoulders, and even shin guards. One very important item is often overlooked,  the mouthguard. Many parents believe that the one you buy at the local sporting…

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Can Vitamin D Supplements Help Periodontal Health?

Periodontal disease has long been known to be caused by the toxic waste production by oral bacteria. The body’s response to this production is through the inflammatory process which can lead to destruction of connective tissues as well as deterioration of the bone that supports the teeth. Periodontal disease is progressive and can eventually lead…

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