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Experts stress importance of dental care during pregnancy

A new article published in General Dentistry highlights the essential need for good oral health for those who are expecting a child. The report indicates that women undergo significant changes in their mouth during the course of their pregnancy. They may suffer from gingivitis, severe swollen gums or pregnancy tumors. Although gingivitis is the same […]

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Gum Bacteria Escape Into Bloodstream And Increase Risk Of Clots And Heart Attack

UK researchers have found another reason for us to keep brushing and flossing our teeth: the same gum bacteria that cause dental plaque can escape from the mouth into the bloodstream and trigger clots that increase risk of heart attack and heart disease. The study that led to this finding was the work of University […]

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Why is Oral Health Important for Men?

Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, according to surveys and studies, their oral health is equally ignored. Good oral health recently has been linked with longevity. Yet, one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is just being male. Men are less likely than […]

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