Gum Disease

Gender-Specific Strategies May Help Men with Diabetes Avoid Gum Disease

Although dentists focus on oral health, which is largely ignored by doctors, our oral and overall health are closely interrelated. We know, for example, that poor oral health can lead to heart problems. We also know that [...]

One More Reason to Quit the Bottle: Alcohol Increases Risk of Oral Disease

Cancer, heart disease, dementia—the list of diseases and poor health conditions caused by alcohol consumption continues. A recent study shows that alcohol changes the makeup of the mouth’s microbiome that could have effects on the whole body, making it susceptible [...]

Could Dental Implants Benefit from this Supermaterial?

Graphene is the strongest, thinnest material in existence. At one-atom thick, it’s two-hundred times stronger than steel. People used the term graphene as early as 1962. But it wasn't until 2002 when an expert in microscopic thin materials experimented with [...]

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