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Are Low Testosterone and Gum Infection Linked?

There is a debate in the medical community as to whether there is an association between low testosterone and chronic periodontitis, a serious infection of the gums.


Crooked Teeth Tied to Balance and Posture

Could fixing the alignment of your teeth lead to better balance and posture?


Tooth Loss Associated with Decline in Functional Capacity

A recent study among older adults in Japan found that tooth loss is associated with future decline in higher-level functional capacity.


Improving Your Diet Can Improve Your Oral Health

A recent study found that diet can have a profound effect on oral health. Specifically, a diet low in carbohydrates, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, rich in vitamins C and D, and rich in fibers can significantly reduce gingival and periodontal inflammation.


Long Term Marijuana Use Linked to Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Is marijuana use bad for your health? With an evolving legal climate for marijuana in the United States, researchers recently looked for the answer to that question.


Diabetes, Older Age, and Lack of Flossing Puts You at Greater Risk of Tooth Loss

Previous studies have shown that patients with diabetes have a higher prevalence of dental loss and periodontal disease. Specifically, if a person has diabetes, he or she is almost 1-1/2 times more likely to lose their teeth compared to a healthy person without diabetes.


Oral Bacteria May Reveal Pancreatic Cancer Risk

The presence of certain bacteria in the mouth may reveal increased risk for pancreatic cancer and enable earlier, more precise treatment. That was the primary finding of a study conducted at the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center.


Cancer Treatment Offers Oral Health Challenges

Cancer survival rates continue to improve, which is good news. However, current cancer treatments can lead to oral health issues and affect a patient's quality of life, so it's important that cancer patient work closely with not only their physician, but their dentist.


Why It's Important to Discuss Medications with Your Implant Dentist

As a patient, getting a dental implant can seem simple, straightforward, and easy. But that is primarily because your implant dentist is highly trained, experienced, and in the case of those credentialed by AAID, a dental implant expert.


Mouth Breathing at Night May Lead to More Dental Cavities

If you breathe through your mouth while sleeping, it could lead to dental issues that include tooth decay and erosion.

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