The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

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The pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a healthy immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re reviewing this…

The Correlation Between Gum Disease and Alheizmer’s Disease

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GingipAIN Inhibitor for Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (GAIN) Trial is based on a body of scientific evidence that P. gingivalis, bacteria which is most associated with degenerative gum disease, can also affect the brain and possibly lead to Alzheimer’s disease. This clinical trial determines whether the experimental oral drug Atuzaginstat is 1. safe and 2.…

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are critical because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Jessfor Baugh encourages patients to practice preventative dentistry by: Brushing Flossing…

5 Cavity Basics

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The desire to avoid tooth decay is one of the main reasons individuals visit their dentists Today we are going to discuss 5 things you need to know about cavities. 1. Cavities are also called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged on the hard surface, tiny openings ensue. These little holes…