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METABOLIC SYNDROME: THE MOUTH-BODY CONNECTION

Metabolic Syndrome is a group of conditions including high blood pressure, excess blood sugar, excess fat in the abdominal area, high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels. Several studies have shown a link between periodontal disease and Metabolic Syndrome due to … Continue reading

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Oral Bacteria Can Be “Transkissable”!

Did you know that many of the oral bacteria that lead to cavities and gum disease can be transmitted from one person to another? This transmission can occur vertically (from parent to child), or horizontally (a partner, family member, or … Continue reading

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Exercise and Tooth Decay

IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EXERCISE AND TOOTH DECAY? During the 2012 Summer olympics, 278 atheletes were examined by a team of dentists as part of a routine check-up for participants. A majority of these individuals, including those from the … Continue reading

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