Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 14:20
A drug currently used to treat intestinal worms may protect people from periodontitis, an advanced gum disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 13:13
A study of microbes from the human mouth has provided insight into periodontitis, a disease marked by inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 00:11
Inflamed gums, caused by severe periodontal disease, tripled chances of erectile dysfunction (ED) among men in their 30s, according to a Turkish study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 17:53
A new research at the University of Adelaide has revealed strong evidence of a link between a common type of gum disease and severe arthritis.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 13:53
Bacteria in saliva which causes bad breath can be killed by exposure to blue light from tooth-whitening lamps, a study has claimed.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 09:30
Taking fish oil may help reduce symptoms of Periodontitis, inflammation of the tissue surrounding the teeth, say researchers.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 09:31
American Heart Association (AHA) issued a "scientific statement" concluding that gum disease has not been shown to raise the risk of, let alone cause cardiovascular illness.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 13:25
A drop in the level of protein called Del-1 is why gum diseases become more common with old age, says a new research.