Posts Tagged ‘ periodontal health ’

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How Turmeric May Help You Have a Healthier Mouth

Turmeric has long been used in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. It’s a great antioxidant, after all, helpful for reducing inflammation. Yet that’s just one of the many ways it’s been used to support healing. But the spice has antimicrobial properties, as well. This, along with its power against inflammation, has made it a particularly […]

An Alternative to Periodontal Surgery that Draws on Your Body’s Own Healing Response

Just as gum disease is a progressive disease, so is treatment for it. Where scaling and root planing – “deep cleaning” – or ozone therapy may be enough to resolve it in its early stages, surgical measures may be called for as it worsens. Yet the thought of surgery – the cost, the potential pain, […]

One Key to Kicking Gum Disease: Exercise

We’ve looked before at how exercise supports healthy teeth and gums just as much as it does your overall health and well-being. Now new research suggests that one of the ways this happens is by keeping inflammation under control. Inflammation, of course, is a common thread through the many health conditions linked to gum disease. […]