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Psoriasis & Gum Disease Are Linked, Too 

Psoriasis & Gum Disease Are Linked, Too 

You may have heard about the links between gum disease and heart disease, diabetes, even rheumatoid arthritis. Psoriasis? Maybe not. Until now.  For a study published last summer, researchers sought to “explore the relationship between psoriasis and a combination of...
The Perio-Systemic Link

The Perio-Systemic Link

One of the big challenges of gum disease is that it’s easy to overlook symptoms until the disease has progressed quite a bit. There’s typically no pain, and even tell-tale signs such as puffy gums or blood when you brush and floss aren’t apparent in every case. With...
Why Gum Disease Is a Very Big Deal

Why Gum Disease Is a Very Big Deal

Why do we make such a big deal about gum disease and periodontal health? For one, almost everyone is affected by it. According to one study, 93.8% of all adults were found to have some degree of gingivitis, or early stage gum disease that is largely reversible....
Good Nutrition Is the Foundation

Good Nutrition Is the Foundation

Despite studies like one of several we looked at last week, suggesting that exercise may be even better for periodontal (gum) health than improved diet, more research suggests that diet is crucial – possibly even enough to reverse gum disease on its own. It’s a point...
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