Invaders & The Body’s Defenses: Gum disease illustrates how local infections may have systemic consequences
By Philip E. Ross
As The Body Ages: When it comes to the complications of oral disease, the elderly are particularly vulnerable
By Frank A. Scannapieco
Our Mouths, Ourselves: As the interrelationship between the mouth and the rest of the body becomes clearer, dental professionals, doctors and patients will need to rethink the term “oral health.”
By Sharon Guynup
Mouthful of Bugs: Pathogenic bacteria are a way of life. So, too, must be brushing and flossing.
By Robert H. Kagan
The ADA’s Take: How the world’s leading dental organization views the growing connections between a healthy mouth and a healthy body.
What Every Woman Needs To Know: Growing evidence suggests that poor oral hygiene during pregnancy can adversely affect the health of newborns.
By Steven Offenbacher