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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 »
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 »
An Overview of Periodontal (Gum) Disease by Top3dentists Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:45pm Periodontal disease, more commonly known as “Gum” disease, is the infection of the tissue that is in between and supports teeth. Periodontal diseases attack directly beneath the gum line, causing the supportive structures that keep the tooth in place to weaken. As the disease progresses, a pocket begins to form in the infected area between teet ... Read on »
Bleeding Gums Make Positive the Relatives is Safe from Bleeding Gums by Merrilee Fullerton Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 Apr 2012 10:05pm Defining gums- Gums consist primarily of light pink flesh & bones, with the main purpose of covering jaw bones. It is also the gums which hold teeth in each respective socket. Now the query is why do gums bleed in the work of teeth brushing? What causes bleeding?- The largest culprit causing gum bleeding is inflammation & infection in the ... Read on »
This may be silly, but I'm a big gum-chewer. Are some brands of gum better than others to help cravings or a brand that contains by Nutritionista Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 5:55am I’m sort of a gum addict, too! I don’t really see it as a huge issue, as long as you’re chewing sugar-free (sugar-free gum has minimal calories). Even though I hate artificial sweeteners, I hate the idea of chomping real sugar into my teeth even more. My gum of choice is Altoids cinnamon gum. I doubt it’s any more “natural” than anything el ... Read on »
Gums be gone - gum free, gluten free chocolate chip cookies by Lauren D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 10:32pm I began this gluten-free life very wary of any ingredients I didn’t recognize as food.  This wasn’t anything particularly new for me, although playing investigator each time I picked up a product at the grocery store, looking for ‘hidden’ gluten, did make my disdain for unpronounceable ingredient lists even more pronounced.   My motto has ... Read on »
Enter Sunstar GUM’s "Turn Over a New Smile" Sweepstakes for the Chance to Win Gift Cards and GUM Products! by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 14 Jan 2014 1:50pm , a leader in oral hygiene products, is ringing in the New Year through a fantastic Facebook sweepstakes! was created to help celebrate happy and healthy resolutions for 2014. From January 9-22, 2014, they are giving away some of their great GUM oral care products, as well a variety of other gifts, such as SpaFinder, Whole Foods, and Lululem ... Read on »
5 Sure-Fire Tips to Avoid Common Gum Problems by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 07 Jul 2012 11:00am When I was a kid, I read a story about a man who develops a serious stomach ailment, the cause of which, he is somehow unable to pin point. He consulted many – from doctors, to relatives, to self-declared holy men – but, none of the suggested therapies or divine intervention ... Read on »
Omega 3 Fats May Also Be Good For Your Gums by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 10:36pm Recently I wrote about preventing hearing loss by eating more healthy fat . Now, there’s yet another reason to get your omega 3s. According to new research , even moderate amounts of omega-3 fats may help ward off gum disease. As more than half of all adults experience some degree of gingivitis, healthy fats might be an important means of p ... Read on »