gum disease

Gum Disease and Alzheimer
Does oral health have anything to do with the potential for coronary heart disease? According to some theories, the two are more closely related than we think. People who have poor oral health are at high risk for cardiovascular problems. Here are a few reasons why: Bacteria Bad bacteria found […]

Oral Health and Coronary Heart Disease

Gum Disease and Alzheimer
Study Finds Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s A new study published in Science Advances suggests a link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s. Scientists studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer’s. A molecule called gingipain (produced by gum bacteria) was found in nerve cells in the brains […]

Study Finds Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Clinical Studies for Floss Are Biased In 2010, research found that 85% of industry-funded studies reported positive results. Contrarily, only 50% of government-funded studies had favorable outcomes. Then, a study, conducted in 2014, found that 97% of “head-to-head” randomized clinical trials favored the sponsor’s product. Unsurprisingly, the same biased research is evident in flossing. According […]

Flossing: Is It Worth All the Hassle?