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What’s the Buzz?

Who doesn’t love to see their name in print? At PerioSciences, we love to see our name and our dental antioxidant products appearing in the media, and all of a sudden, we’re seeing them a lot! Here are just a … Continue reading

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Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Use

The dangerous health effects of tobacco have been documented and studied in American medicine since at least the mid-twentieth century. Smoking and other forms of tobacco use can have a range of serious consequences in the mouth alone. The Health … Continue reading

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Oral Health and Overall Health Conditions

Oral Health and Overall Health Conditions Did you know oral health and overall health are closely intertwined? Bacteria that infect the mouth and the gums can also affect other systems throughout the body, and can even have a negative impact … Continue reading

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Does Teeth Whitening Hurt my Oral Health?

According to MSNBC, tooth whitening is the “No. 1 requested cosmetic service today.”  The tooth whitening industry has expanded by leaps and bounds in the past 10 years, as dentists have begun to offer cutting-edge whitening treatments and over-the-counter options … Continue reading

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Do I Have Gingivitis?

“Do I have gingivitis?” Between dental scare tactics and the advertising push surrounding popular dental projects, this question has no doubt crossed your mind more than once. Here’s how to tell: Red or inflamed gums: If the gums are visibly … Continue reading

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What is Phloretin?

In order to continually advance the quality of oral care products, there is research being done to learn about the benefits of antioxidants, such as phloretin, in oral care. To understand these breakthroughs and why they are important, the first … Continue reading

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Breakthroughs With Topical Antioxidants In Oral Care

Dr. Sam Low & Dr. Pat Allen discuss the breakthroughs with the use of topical antioxidants in oral care. Having trouble viewing this video? Click Here: http://youtu.be/TJdNkv6HFR0 For more information on topical antioxidants in oral care please contact us here. Also, … Continue reading

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What is Ferulic Acid?

Antioxidants, including ferulic acid, play a crucial role in maintaining overall health.  Antioxidants are intimately involved in the prevention of cellular damage within the body, and can be ingested or applied topically to help reduce or prevent damage. Ferulic Acid … Continue reading

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What Are Free Radicals?

In biology, senescence is the state or process of ageing. Cellular senescence is a phenomenon where isolated cells demonstrate a limited ability to divide in culture (the Hayflick Limit, discovered by Leonard Hayflick in 1961), while organismal senescence is the … Continue reading

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The Effects of Nicotine On Oral Tissue

Years of research confirms smoking and other forms of tobacco use have negative effects on overall health, but it is especially important to pay attention to the effects of nicotine on oral tissue.  Nicotine can cause bad breath, lead to … Continue reading

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