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Periodontal Disease: How To Protect Your Teeth And Gums

Millions of people have periodontal (gum) disease and many don't even know they have it. Are you one of them. Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that support your teeth. It is caused by the plaque-forming bacteria in your mouth....more

Independent Advice for Successful Periodontal Treatment

Digital Dental, the UK?s leading independent digital imaging company, believe that high quality digital imaging is vital for successful periodontal treatment enabling dentists to perform an accurate and reliable diagnosis and monitor progress throughout the course of treatment....more

New Study Shows Standard Therapy For Gum Disease Is Significantly More Effective

A new study published today in the Journal of Periodontology shows that a combination of the locally delivered antibiotic ARESTIN? (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg, plus the standard treatment procedure for gum disease is significantly more effective than standard treatment alone in reducing the amount of surrounding tissue and bone that has been destroyed. The combination of ARESTIN? plus standard treatment effectively controls periodontal infection and creates a better environment where healing can occur....more

Gum Disease In Postmenopausal Women Linked To Oral Bone Loss

A study conducted in a large sample of postmenopausal women by University at Buffalo epidemiologists has provided new information on the prevalence of certain gum-disease-causing oral bacteria in this population and the association of the bacteria with oral bone loss. ...more

Prescription Information for Periostat (doxycycline 20mg)

Do some of your patients suffer with periodontitis? Why not recommend Periostat? Periostat, distributed by Alliance Pharmaceuticals, is one of the latest products to be introduced to the dental market for the treatment of chronic periodontitis. ...more

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