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P. gingivalis

P. gingivalis: Bad for Your Gums, Bad for Your Heart

Chances are, you already know that good oral health is essential to overall health. But did you know that gum disease is more common in heart attack patients than in healthy individuals? Not only are both conditions marked by chronic inflammation; many of the bacteria involved in gum disease also appear to play a role […]

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A Role for Homeopathy in Treating Gum Disease

Homeopathy can be a big help in dentistry – a point underscored by research published earlier this year in the scientific journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. The study involved two groups of patients with chronic periodontitis – severe, ongoing gum disease which, if left untreated, can ultimately lead to bone and tooth loss. Both […]

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