Monthly Archives: januari 2014

Dental plaque bacteria may trigger blood clots

28th januari 2014

Better understanding of the relationship between oral bacteria and blood clots could ultimately lead to new treatments for infective endocarditis.That’s according to scientists from the University of Bristol and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.Oral bacteria that escape into the bloodstream are able to cause blood clots and trigger life-threatening endocarditis.Further research could lead […]

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Poor oral hygiene and excess sugar consumption can lead to periodontal disease

8th januari 2014

— The association between poor oral health and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and those in the risk zone should make the reduction of sugars such as those contained in junk food, particularly fizzy drinks, an important health policy target, say experts writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. Poor oral hygiene […]

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