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September 5, 2019 News News

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

by University of Plymouth

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure — but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research. An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure-lowering effect of

December 5, 2018 News News

Study: Older Women Who Suffer From Tooth Loss are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

by University at Buffalo

Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a University at Buffalo study published Dec. 4 in the American Journal of Hypertension. Multiple studies have suggested an association

May 9, 2017 News Dental CareHealth screeningsNews

Does it Make Sense to Check Blood Pressure at Dental Check-Ups?

by Annals of Family Medicine

Integrating oral health and primary care has long been a goal for many health care organizations, including Federally Qualified Health Centers. The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) has recently built upon this principle through an initiative that makes

February 25, 2011 News Pediatric dentistry

Dentists should be checking blood pressure in children

by ken

From Topix Because it has no symptoms, children don’t usually complain.  Catching it early is key and now pediatric dentists are stepping up to help doctors find it. Dr. David Kaelber of MetroHealth Medical Center came up with an easier to