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Cigarette smoking is an addiction that causes gum disease. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 31 May 2009 10:14pm Smoking restricts the blood capillaries in your gums so you can miss early warning signs of gum disease, such as swollen and/or bleeding gums. Gum disease leads to periodontal disease, which can lead to gum loss and tooth loss if you don't see a dental professional at least twice a year. Smoking cigarettes, pipe tobacco, marijuana (even wi ... Read on »
Cigarette smoking is an addiction that causes gum disease. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 7:38pm Smoking restricts the blood capillaries in your gums so you can miss early warning signs of gum disease, such as swollen and/or bleeding gums. Gum disease leads to periodontal disease, which can lead to gum loss and tooth loss if you don’t see a dental professional at least twice a year. Smoking cigarettes, pipe tobacco, marijuana (even wit ... Read on »
Cause of mouth cancer linked to gum disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 06 Jul 2012 6:01am Well-known risk factors for oral cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. include smoking, poor diet and infectionInvasion by organisms that may be harmful, for example bacteria ... Read on »
But Gum Disease Can Cause More Than Just Aesthetic Problems… by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 10:22am It can lead to major health problems like diabetes and heart disease. Infographic: Oral Health vs. Overall Health by 1Dental.com , Read on »
The Link Between Heart Disease and Gum Disease by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 May 2011 3:52pm Did you know that a bright smile, with strong, healthy teeth, may be closely connected to a healthy heart ? It’s true. One of the most common dental problems today is periodontitis, or chronic infection of the gums, more commonly known as gum disease, is now closely associated with atherosclerosis, the most common form of heart disease. ... Read on »
Observe Oral Hygiene To Prevent Gum Disease and Cancer! by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Nov 2012 12:36am Gum disease also called periodontal disease, is a serious infection that can sneak up on you, without you being aware of it. The good news is that with the proper dental care, and good dental habits at home, gum disease can in many cases be prevented. Recent studies show that there is a connection between gum disease and cancer! What Causes ... Read on »
Gum Disease (Gingivitis) and Breast Cancer Risk by Robert W. Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 10:45pm     Weekly Health Update:   Gum Disease (Gingivitis) and Breast Cancer Risk "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS   Updated:  10/14/2010 The information in this column is intended for informationa ... Read on »
Treating Gum Disease the Natural Way by Emery Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 7:56pm    Learn about the causes of gum disease, gingivitis, bleeding gums, bad breath and the natural and safe way to cure periodontal gum disease. Read on »
Snus Use and Gum Disease: No Association by Brad R. Posted Wed 27 Jul 2011 7:01pm Swedish investigators have just published a study in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology documenting “no significant association between gingivitis, [periodontal pockets] and periodontal disease experience and snus use.” (abstract here ). The authors are Anders Hugoson from Jönköping University and Margot Rolandsson from Karlstad Universi ... Read on »
Fighting Gum Disease by AmeriPlan .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jul 2008 4:15pm By Jim Martinez More than 75 percent of Americans over 35 have some form of gum disease. What is gum disease? The term gum disease or periodontal disease, describes bacterial growth and production of factors that gradually destroy the tissue surrounding and supporting the teeth. Gum disease begins with plaque, which is always forming on you ... Read on »