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Plaque, Mouth Health, and Heart Disease

Research has proven that there are many links between poor oral health and diseases that affect the body. Although having poor oral health hasn’t been proven to cause heart disease, the bacteria that is present in gum disease is believed to increase the risk of developing heart disease. Additionally, having poor dental health can increase the risk of bacterial infection …

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Sleep Apnea and Surgical Treatment

People with OSA, or Obstructive Sleep Apnea, find that using a CPAP machine (continuous positive airway pressure) helps with moderate to severe conditions. However, many are unable to stick with this treatment. They quit for a variety of reasons, mostly because the device is cumbersome and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are treatments that can be performed that result in improved breathing, …

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Researchers Determine Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimers

There has been a lot of research in the past few years regarding gum disease and its relationship to many illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. Brushing your teeth and maintaining health gums has been linked to overall body health, and goes well beyond simply having that bright, white smile. New research coming from the University of Bergen in Norway …

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