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Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Pancreatic Cancer

We know that gum disease isn’t just a disease of the mouth. Instead, it’s a chronic infection that can lead to health effects throughout the body. One of the most feared of these connections is with cancer, especially pancreatic cancer.

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer. The survival rate of pancreatic […]

When Toothpaste Does More Harm Than Good

The Smithsonian has a deep collection that is too big to put on display in actual museums but, thanks to the Internet, many of these items are getting out to the public. This includes a fascinating collection of artifacts from the early 1600s, taken from graves and other deposits of an early settlement in the […]

Dry January Could Be Good for Your Teeth, Too

Over the holidays, many of us tend to drink more alcohol than usual. It often comes along as part of the usual social scene. Spending time with friends and family often come along with drinks, whether it’s wine with dinner, cocktails in the evening, or beers while enjoying the football or basketball games. But at […]

Titanium Allergy Might Contribute to Peri-Implantitis, Implant Loss

In general, dental implants have a high degree of success. But when dental implants fail, the leading cause is peri-implantitis. But what causes peri-implantitis?

Researchers looking into this question found high levels of titanium in diseased tissue. They suspect that the presence of titanium contributes to the progression of the disease. […]

Treating Sleep Apnea Reduces Heart Risks

At Contemporary Dentistry, we are mindful of the ways that dental care can impact your overall health. This isn’t just a holistic dentistry principle, it’s something we’ve observed and strive to provide for our patients–dentistry that can improve your health and your quality of life.

One of the ways that […]