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The Bacteria in your mouth causing gum disease may be linked to cancer in your esophagus–which is something you do not want. Ever.

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Oral microbiota indicates link between periodontal disease, esophageal cancer Date: December 1, 2017 Source: American Association for Cancer Research Summary: An analysis of bacteria present in the mouth showed that some types of bacteria that lead to periodontal disease were associated with higher risk of esophageal cancer. Share: An analysis of bacteria present in the…

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Breast Cancer Linked to Periodontal Disease. This is important information, especially for smokers.

 22 Dec 2015 Normal (left) versus cancerous (right) mammography Postmenopausal women with periodontal disease are more likely to develop breast cancer than those with healthy gums, according to the American Association for Cancer Research.   A study by the University of Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions monitored 73,737 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women’s Health…

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A Common periodontal pathogen may interfere with conception in women. The picture of reproductive difficulties and periodontal disease in women is starting to become clearer.

Date:June 12, 2017 Source:University of Helsinki Summary:According to a recent study, a common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women. According to a study carried out at the University of Helsinki, Finland, a common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women. This finding is novel: previous studies have shown that periodontal diseases may…

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Retainers should be worn for LIFE to stop straightened teeth going wonky again, dentists warn. [Dr. D has been saying this daily for 24 years.]

Retainers should be worn for LIFE to stop straightened teeth going wonky again, dentists warn The British Orthodontic Society say that teeth are able to move throughout life They warned that teeth can slip out of position after they have been straightened The end result is a return to crooked teeth unless patients wear their…

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This Is Your Body on Candy: Your heart, joints and even mood take a hit. [I’m reading this as soon as I finish my Halloween leftovers].

This Is Your Body on Candy Your heart, joints and even mood take a hit. By Toby Amidor, Contributor |Oct. 27, 2017, at 10:49 a.m. Going overboard on candy can affect more than your waistline.  Each year, my kids come back from trick-or-treating with pillowcases filled with chocolate bars, taffy, sugar-filled sticks and more. After they’re done…

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New research comes to terms with old ideas about canker sores. [The truth is, we don’t know everything, and still can’t prevent them].

Date:  March 29, 2017 Source: University of Gothenburg   A burning pain sensation — and treatments that do not work. This is what daily life is like for many of those who suffer from recurrent aphthous stomatitis. Research from the Sahlgrenska Academy now sheds new light on the reasons behind this condition found in the mouth.…

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