periodontal disease

Why Good Dental Hygiene Is Important Beyond Your Teeth

Dental Hygiene

Taking care of your dental hygiene can do more than prevent cavities.  According to Dr. Martinna Bertolini, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and more have been linked to dental health. The same bacteria that causes problems in oral cavities, and […]

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Periodontal Disease: A Dentist On How To Keep Your Teeth After A Diagnosis

Periodontal Disease

Although we may not give as much attention to oral health as other aspects of physical health, taking care of your teeth through brushing and flossing properly is essential. Ignoring oral hygiene can lead to the development of periodontal disease, which can lead to major dental problems. How long can you keep your teeth […]

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Genetics and Oral Health


Many common diseases are not inherited as a single genetics defect but instead result from gene-environment interactions. No gene to date has been identified that has as large an impact on periodontal disease as do environmental influences, such as smoking or diabetes. Genetic Control of Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease, like […]

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Tips To Get A Killer Smile


White teeth not only enhances the beauty of your smile but also boosts your self-esteem as you face the world. But unfortunately, most of us suffer from multiple dental disorders, such as discolored yellow teeth, bleeding gums, cavities, toothache, and so on, due to our unhealthy dental habits and ageing, […]

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Dental Care: The Best, Worst and Unproven Tools To Care For Your Teeth

Dental Care

Only a handful of self-administered interventions provide additional protection against gingivitis and periodontitis – Dental Care At the moment, all other dental care interventions are only supported by insufficient evidence, says Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, principal investigator and chair and professor of oral biology in the UB School of Dental […]

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