Dentistry

Improving the treatment of periodontitis

For the first time, researchers from Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that a unicellular parasite commonly found in the mouth plays a role in both severe tissue inflammation and tissue destruction. Most patients ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gum disease treatment may improve symptoms in cirrhosis patients

Routine oral care to treat gum disease (periodontitis) may play a role in reducing inflammation and toxins in the blood (endotoxemia) and improving cognitive function in people with liver cirrhosis. The study is published ...

Dentistry

Treating gum disease reduces prostate symptoms, researchers find

Treating gum disease reduced symptoms of prostate inflammation, called prostatitis, report researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Departments of Urology and Pathology at University ...

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