Tag: oral health

More Evidence Ties Gum Disease With Heart Disease

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers further evidence of a link between gum disease and heart disease....

Periodontitis Tied to Higher Blood Pressure in Otherwise Healthy Individuals

(Reuters Health) – Periodontitis is associated with significantly higher blood pressure in otherwise healthy individuals, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data on 250 adults...

Gum Disease Linked to High Blood Pressure

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Want to ward off high blood pressure? Don’t forget to brush and floss. A...

Very Low COVID Infection Rate Among Dental Hygienists

THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Dental hygienists have a low rate of COVID-19, even though their jobs are considered high-risk, a new study...

Add Gum Disease to List of Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Keep flossing: A new study finds that gum disease may raise the chances of hospitalization or death if...