New research published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience by Tufts University scientists and colleagues suggests a link between Fusobacterium nucleatum (F. nucleatum), a common type of bacteria that proliferates in periodontal disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down bone tissue, including the bone that holds teeth in place, according to new University at Buffalo research that sought to improve understanding of the connection between obesity and gum disease.
The human body is filled with friendly bacteria. However, some of these microorganisms, such as Veillonella parvula, may be too nice. These peaceful bacteria engage in a one-sided relationship with pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis, helping the germ multiply and cause gum disease, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study.
A new study describes how poor oral health may worsen gut inflammation.
The collection of oral bacteria in daily e-cigarette users’ mouths is teeming with potent infection-causing organisms that put vapers at substantial risk for ailments ranging from gum disease to cancer, researchers found.