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Diet & Nutrition

The Foods You Combine Make a Difference

A ham and egg sandwich with hash browns for breakfast. A sub and chips for lunch. Burger and fries for dinner. These kinds of processed meat and potato combos are a staple on the menus of nearly every fast food franchise and mom and pop deli around the country. Add...

healthy meal of vegetables and egg
Periodontal Health

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...

partial definition of psoriasis on tablet
Mouth-Body Health

The Microbial Battle in Your Oral Microbiome

It’s been nearly a 100 years since J. Kilian Clarke of St. Mary’s Hospital in London first described one bacterium he found to be “fairly constantly present in early carious lesions.” He called it Streptococcus mutans. S. mutans is “an extremely active producer of...

open mouth

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