High Blood Pressure Means You Have to Take Better Care of Oral Health

We know that oral health is closely linked to our overall health, and that oral health problems can lead to serious consequences. Sometimes, poor oral health can cause fatal complications. The risk of some serious complications can be worse if you have high blood pressure (hypertension).  For example, you might be at higher risk [...]

Side Effects of Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash

If you are looking to improve your oral health, you might be considering hydrogen peroxide mouthwash. The good news is that it can be an effective way to combat gum disease if you combine it with regular brushing and flossing. Some people also use it for canker sores and as a [...]

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 diabetes can dramatically impact your risk of gum disease. Now a new study shows [...]

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