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Did You Remember To Floss This Morning? Mouth Bacteria May Cause Colorectal Cancer

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 12:52

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.

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With One Dental Visit, Pregnant Women Could See Risk of Premature Birth Decrease by Third

By | Mon, 12/31/2012 - 17:37

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.

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Gum Disease Raises Chances of Men Having Erectile Dysfunction

By | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 10:31

Men who have inflamed gums caused by severe periodontal disease are more likely to suffer from erection problems.