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Gum Disease Linked to Other Serious Health Risks

More research has surfaced that proves a correlation between and the bacteria in your mouth and other serious health issues such as heart disease. Scientists have shown that the bacteria in your mouth that is fueled by gum disease can travel through your bloodstream and cause inflammation. Inflammation in your bloodstream can lead […]nThe post Gum Disease Linked to Other Serious Health Risks appeared first on .

Gum Disease Linked to Risk of Cancer

is a chronic infection that can have far-reaching consequences. It is the leading cause of tooth loss among American adults, but beyond that it’s been linked to heart disease and dementia. Now a new study is showing that strong evidence links gum disease to an elevated risk of cancer. This is strong evidence […]nThe post Gum Disease Linked to Elevated Cancer Risk appeared first on .

Are Low Testosterone Levels Associated with Chronic Gum Disease?

We know that is associated with many serious health conditions. Heart disease. Diabetes. Kidney disease. Some studies even suggest that chronic gum disease can be associated with low testosterone levels and men’s sexual dysfunction. But not all studies agree about this association. A newly published review sought to determine whether this connection was […]nThe post Are Low Testosterone Levels Associated with Chronic Gum Disease? appeared first on .

Alcohol Consumption Worsens Gum Disease

According to a new study published online first in the Journal of Periodontology, people who consume more alcohol are more likely to suffer worse , and even those without gum disease have worse gum health. Analyzing Four Groups In the study, researchers looked at 88 subjects who were divided into four groups: Alcohol-dependent with […]nThe post Alcohol Consumption Worsens Gum Disease appeared first on .

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