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Bleeding gums are very common but that doesn't mean you should ignore them. They're usually a sign of gum disease. If treated in its early stages, periodontal disease can be easily reversed. But more advanced and severe forms of the disease can result in tooth loss, require...

source: The Conversation

Much of what is known about Otzi the Iceman, who lived thousands of years ago, stems from a tiny bone sample preserved in a glacier in the Otztal Alps, which allowed researchers to decode his genetic makeup. Now, scientists have further...

source: International Business Times

In 2009, 830,000 visits to emergency rooms around the country could have been prevented if the patients had seen a dentist earlier. In 2011, more than half of children on Medicaid went without dental care. These facts lie behind...

source: The Washington Post

More people than ever are dealing with stress, and that means bruxism — otherwise known as teeth grinding — is on the rise. Bruxism is caused by the excessive contraction of the masseter, the facial muscle used for chewing. According to WebMD, the condition affects...

source: The News-Press

A growing body of evidence shows that periodontal disease is associated with negative systemic health consequences for patients with certain diseases and conditions. To determine the effects of periodontal disease therapy on medical costs...

source: DrBicuspid.com

It's no secret that running can be great for the mind, body and soul, but what it's doing to peoples' teeth may be surprising. According to the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, a new study is linking an increase...

source: dentalaegis


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