Periodontal Disease and Your Health

Periodontal disease, often called gum disease, is an infection in the gums and tissues that support your teeth. Over time, a build-up of bacteria and food particles takes hold in the crevice just below the gum line. As the bacteria grow and thrive, they feed on the tissue attached to your tooth and cause the supportive tissue to break down,... read more »

Gum Disease Was Found Where?!?

  New findings while researching the Otzi Iceman shows evidence he suffered from periodontal disease! Repost from: Non-Human DNA Discovered During Biopsy Of Ötzi The Iceman July 16, 2014 | by Janet Fang Read more HERE   Now, a team led by Frank Maixner of EURAC Research in Italy reanalyzed the metagenomic data of the Iceman’s genomic survey (pictured below). They found evidence of a pathogen... read more »