News tagged with gum inflammation

Periodontitis: The underestimated danger

According to information from the World Health Organisation (WHO), periodontitis is one of the most frequent and underestimated common diseases worldwide. Although the loss of every second tooth is attributable ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Certain mouth bacteria signal pancreatic cancer

Particular types of mouth bacteria, some of which are found in gum disease, are associated with the development of pancreatic cancer, indicates a small study published online in the journal Gut.

Oct 13, 2011
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