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Periodontitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Gum disease linked to psoriasis: study

    Gum disease linked to psoriasis: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic gum disease seem to be slightly more likely to develop the skin condition psoriasis, according to a new study.
  • People with developmental disabilities face increased risk of oral health problems

     People with developmental disabilities face increased risk of oral health problems
    People with developmental disabilities face increased oral health problems because of a host of physical, cognitive and financial challenges, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Their dental problems can lead to...

    Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care

    Group urges pregnant women to maintain good dental care
    With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...

    Periodontitis and your heart

    Periodontitis and your heart
    Harvard Health Letters Q. I'm a 56-year-old man with high blood pressure. At my last check-up, my dentist found gum disease and referred me to a periodontist for treatment. I know that high blood pressure increases my risk of heart disease, and I've been...