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Research: Chronic Stress, Depression and Gum Disease

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This study from Brazil assesses the periodontal (gum) status of 230 older caregivers of dementia patients in relation to blood cortisol levels. Click the link for this study on chronic stress and periodontitis In summary: The participants stress and depression levels … Continue reading

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Health and Oral Health 1

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Periodontal disease is the most common disease in the world with 90% of the adult population affected to some lesser or greater extent. The microorganisms that can be found in the mouth would be considered a serious threat to health … Continue reading

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Health and Oral Health 2

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This article continues from Health and Oral Health 1. Oral health and strokes The first US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and its follow-up studies of nearly 10,000 adults have conclusively found that having gum disease doubles the … Continue reading

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Does Lyme Disease Originate in the Mouth?

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This article accompanies a series of videos, mostly from the dentist and author Dr William Nordquist DMD DDS which demonstrate spirochaete infections in the plaque of a wide variety of people with chronic inflammatory diseases. The links between oral health … Continue reading

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Video: Blotting Technique of Toothbrushing

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The originator of the blotting technique, the late Dr Joseph Phillips D.D.S. M.S. explains and demonstrates his theory of how improper brushing and flossing actually causes gum disease. He developed a toothbrush with hollow tynex nylon bristles to be used … Continue reading

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Video: Uses of Ozonated Water in Dentistry

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Click the link to watch a 6 minute video of Professor Edward Lynch talking about the use of ozone in dentistry.   Relevant links: Ozone use in dentistry Video: Biofilms Dentistry: The future Useful contacts: Information about holistic dentistry

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