gum disease Stories
- New research connects gum disease-causing mouth bacteria to tumor growth in the colon and reveals a possible drug candidate that may prevent some types of colorectal cancer.
- A study found that pregnant women saw a 34 percent reduction in the risk of a preterm labor if they underwent a simple dental procedure.
- Men who have inflamed gums caused by severe periodontal disease are more likely to suffer from erection problems.
- Don't smooch the pooch!