Does Family History Affect Your Risk for Gum Disease?

Dentists of the past have observed that people who have bad teeth and gum disease tend to produce offspring who also have them. Many years ago, it led some dentists to believe that it was probably hereditary. Genetic science has since confirmed the idea that there are specific genes that are often behind gum disease.  […]

What effect does protein deficiency have on dental bones?

Dental Implants, Gum Grafting, Gum disease

Recent research has discovered that the protein deficiency – tristetraprolin (TTP) – can lead to rapid bone loss in a human. The loss from this protein supplement is rather severe, with the person possibly losing as much as 20 percent of oral bone loss in as little as nine months. What Was The Experimental Study […]