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2013-11-09 23:02:46

Dr. Shannon G. Parsons at Carolina Periodontics is speaking out about the link between gum disease and bone loss in the jaw. Dr.

2013-11-05 23:00:36

Drs. Reid A. Nelson and Douglas C. Lowy at LN Periodontics now offer Louisville, KY patients laser gum surgery that not only treats gum disease, but may lower the risk of pancreatic cancer.

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.