Welcome Kerry Lepicek to the show! We learn about the importance of salivary diagnostics, what that means to our patients health, their likely disease prognosis, and what we can do to overcome the nasty bugs that can live in our oral cavities. This episode counts for CE (please check with your … [Read more...] about 376 Salivary Diagnostics with Kerry Lepicek!
Clinical evidence supports a potential link between inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease. Additional studies have postulated a possible link between periodontal pathogens and Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, a systematic review published in 2017 found a significant association between periodontal … [Read more...] about Periodontal Pathogens and Associated Intrathecal Antibodies on Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH takes us through red complex bacteria! Quotes: “These red complex bacteria are Tannerella forsythia, Treponema denticola, and the Regina George of red complex bacteria Porphyromonas … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “Red Complex Bacteria”
Epidemiological studies have shown periodontal disease is a risk factor for multiple systemic diseases such as atherosclerotic vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. These diseases are all inflammatory diseases, recent studies suggest oral bacteria that cause … [Read more...] about Relationship Between Oral and Gut Microbiota in Elderly People – Science Sunday