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Despite Research on Gum Disease Prevention, Treatment is Still a Priority

BEVERLY HILLS, California – In spite of encouraging news about a link between gum disease prevention and the intake of omega 3's that was published recently in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Dr. Alex Farnoosh (www.thetotalsmile.com) says the priority at his practice remains gum disease treatment. Dr. Farnoosh is passionate about the science of dental care. As a cosmetic dentist and periodontist, his focus is on improving aesthetics and protecting health.

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Dr. Mahnaz Rashti Provides Dental Treatments That Aid in the Prevention and Control of Periodontal Disease in Patients With Diabetes

By keeping periodontitis in check with Dr. Rashti, diabetes patients are able to prevent significant damage to gum tissue, as well as more complications with their diabetes

LOS ANGELES, California – Diabetes is recognized as one of the most widely occurring diseases on the planet, with over 170 million people being affected by it worldwide. While diabetes presents can present many complications for those who suffer from it, including high blood pressure, arterial disease, and even blindness, much research has been done with regards to the relation between diabetes and periodontal disease. In fact, a definite correlation has been drawn between how having diabetes increases one's propensity for developing periodontitis. Fortunately, dental care from a professional is a key way to prevent diabetes sufferers from developing highly problematic periodontal disease, and Dr. Mahnaz Rashti is a premier periodontist for patients all over Los Angeles.

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Perio Protect 2011 to Take Place In Las Vegas, April 8-9

ST LOUIS, Missouri – Perio Protect LLC announced today that the Perio Protect 2011 annual meeting will be held at the Las Vegas Flamingo Hotel and Casino on April 8 and April 9, 2011. The annual meeting combines a review of new research and established science on minimally invasive periodontal treatments with a specialty course on periodontal surgery that is designed to elevate your use of Perio Protect® methodology. The two-day presentation includes case studies and treatment plans for patients with all ranges of periodontal needs, including surgery and surgical follow-up.

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Dr. Mahnaz Rashti's Dental Treatments for Periodontitis Help Decrease the Chances of Its Related Complications in Pregnant Women

LOS ANGELES, California – While periodontitis is one of the most common diseases in the world, most people are unaware of the damage that it causes until it is too late. Research studies have shown that chronic and ongoing periodontitis infections correlate with a number of negative health effects, including increased chances of stroke, high blood pressure, heart problems, fertility problems and more. Pre-eclampsia is a potentially life threatening condition that affects pregnant women, and there is a strong correlation between a woman developing pre-eclampsia if she also has periodontitis. Dr. Mahnaz Rashti D.D.S. is a Beverly Hills periodontist, providing her patients with life changing dental treatments that can help prevent the development of pre-eclampsia.

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People living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop serious gum disease

NEW YORK, New York – For the nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an additional complication associated with the condition Đ serious gum disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes, making proper oral health and hygiene a key factor to living well with diabetes.i

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New Study Published: Lactobacillus reuteri (Prodentis) Effective in the Treatment of Periodontitis

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) which are the two most important parameters to assess the severity of periodontitis. Furthermore L. reuteri Prodentis reveals - as the first probiotic ever - significant reductions of three different pathogens in patients with chronic periodontitis. The study also confirms the anti-inflammatory effects of L. reuteri Prodentis on gum inflammation (gingivitis).

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People With Diabetes at Higher Risk for Developing Gum Disease

November is National Diabetes Month

CHICAGO, Illinois – According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects nearly 24 million people in the United States. In observance of National Diabetes Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) encourages those with diabetes to pay extra attention to their oral health. Studies have shown that those with diabetes are more susceptible to the development of oral infections and periodontal (gum) disease than those who do not have diabetes. In addition, oral infections tend to be more severe in people with diabetes than in those who do not have the condition.

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Los Angeles Periodontist Uses Internet Video To Educate On Life Saving Dental Surgeries And Gum Disease

The Los Angeles dental expert with a personal penchant for helping others teams up with Vision to create Internet videos to spread information on gum disease and ridge augmentation. LOS ANGELES, California – Vision Film & Television Production of Hollywood is helping Dr. Mahnaz Rashti create professional videos as an Internet source for people to find out about gum disease and how to prevent it.

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Saliva Test Kit May Help Screen Large Patient Populations for Oral Diseases

ANN ARBOR, Michigan – New test results show a portable saliva test device developed by a University of Michigan School of Dentistry professor could tell patients in just minutes if they have periodontal disease, which would be a major improvement over current methods which require hours of analysis at an off-site lab.

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Literature Review on Bone Augmentation Techniques Now Available

CHICAGO, Illinois – The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) released its commissioned literature review on bone augmentation techniques today. The review titled Bone Augmentation Techniques can't open this pdf page? download acrobat reader appears in this month's issue of the Journal of Periodontology.

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