Latest Treponema denticola Stories
Much of what we know about Oetzi – for example what he looked like or that he suffered from lactose intolerance – stems from a tiny bone sample which allowed the decoding of his genetic make-up.
Stripping some mouth bacteria of their access key to gangs of other pathogenic oral bacteria could help prevent gum disease and tooth loss.
Chemists have discovered the most naturally variable protein known to date in a bacterium.
Is your head where your heart is? It may be now. A strong connection between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been suggested in recent clinical studies.
A mineral found at health food stores could be the key to developing a new line of antibiotics for bacteria that commonly cause diarrhea, tooth decay and, in some severe cases, death.
A new study published this month in the Journal of Periodontology shows that a combination of ARESTINÂ® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres 1 mg, plus scaling and root planing (SRP) is significantly more effective than SRP alone in controlling periodontal disease.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with periodontitis, especially infections causing a high concentration of pathogens in the blood, have an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to findings published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.