News tagged with gum tissue
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have developed a new method of replacing missing teeth with a bioengineered material generated from a person's own gum cells. Current implant-based methods of whole tooth replacement fail to reproduce a natural ...
Dentistry Mar 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Periodontitis, a form of chronic gum disease that affects nearly half of the U.S. adult population, results when the bacterial community in the mouth becomes unbalanced, leading to inflammation and eventually bone loss. In ...
Medical research Dec 07, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Scientists are trying to open a new front in the battle against gum disease, the leading cause of tooth loss in adults and sometimes termed the most serious oral health problem of the 21st century. They described another tr ...
Dentistry Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Injectable progesterone contraceptives may be associated with poor periodontal health, according to research in the Journal of Periodontology. The study found that women who are currently taking depotmedroxyprogesterone acetat ...
Dentistry Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Cancer Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Japanese bio engineers have succeeded in growing a tooth from cells implanted into a mouse kidney, using a technique that could create replacement organs faster than previously tested methods.
Dentistry Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0