Featured Article
Capsules Could Treat Periodontal Disease
Capsules Could Treat Periodontal Disease

Steven R. Little, PhD, head researcher from the University of Pittsburgh Dentists may soon have a new, better (and more desirable) method for treating periodontal disease–capsules. A research team has designed controlled-release capsules that can be injected directly between ...

Read More

Blog posts in Periodontal Disease

  • First Periodontitis At-Home Test Developed

    Researchers in Finland have developed the first at-home test for detecting periodontitis. Specifically, the test screens for the presence of an enzyme ...

    View More
  • Your Diet and Cosmetic Dentistry

    Protecting Your Teeth from Sugar You’ve heard that you are what you eat, but did you know that what you eat can affect the health of your teeth? The ...

    View More
  • Periodontal Disease Worsens Rheumatoid Arthritis

    That’s right, it’s another blog post about how your dental health affects your overall health. And yes, it’s another blog post about how periodontal ...

    View More
  • Periodontal Therapy Can Reduce Medical Costs for Diabetics

    We’ve discussed the links between periodontal disease and diabetes before, but this is some of the first research that suggests periodontal therapy ...

    View More
  • Periodontal Disease Increases Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

    Guess what…research has found yet another serious health link with periodontal disease–this time it’s a link to pancreatic cancer, one of the most ...

    View More
  • One Out of Two American Adults Have Periodontitis

    A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that nearly 50 percent of American adults over 30 suffer from some version of ...

    View More
  • Natural, At-Home Treatments for Periodontal Disease

    If you have periodontal (gum) disease, you should see your dentist immediately and follow whatever treatment prescribed to you. However, there are a ...

    View More
  • Sleep Apnea and Periodontal Disease

    Sleep apnea is fairly forefront in terms of health news, as many different sleep clinics hype their individual procedures for curing sleep apnea. ...

    View More
  • Obesity and Periodontitis Linked in Women

    A recent study has been able to conclusively associate the severity of obesity in women with the risk of periodontitis. During this study, researchers ...

    View More