Latest Gingiva Stories

Healthy Gums Improve Cardiovascular Health
2013-11-01 15:39:43

According to a new study, an improvement in gum health is directly related to a slowing of atherosclerosis, a dangerous condition marked by the narrowing and hardening of the arteries.

2013-10-19 23:03:25

Periodontist Dr. Richard Amato is honoring Dental Hygiene Awareness Month this October by promoting patient education.

Neanderthals Used Toothpicks
2013-10-17 13:07:49

Researchers examining a Neanderthal fossil discovered how this hominid used toothpicks to ease the pain associated with oral diseases like inflammation of the gums.

2013-09-21 23:04:24

Dr. Roger B. Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart at Periodontal Associates of Jackson offer laser gum disease treatment in Jackson.

2013-09-05 23:00:57

Women who are pregnant and suffering from symptoms of periodontal disease symptoms such as bleeding gums can benefit from seeking treatment from Dr. Roman Shlafer.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.