Author Archives: Ashley Williams Hite

Ashley Williams Hite

About Ashley Williams Hite

Ashley Williams Hite is the Managing Editor for the OSH News Network. She is also the Director of Marketing for the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. She has a degree in Professional Writing from Missouri State University and has been an avid researcher of oral-systemic topics for several years.

Can Oral Pathogens Cause Cancer?

Chronic oral bacterial infection may be a cause of oral cancer—specifically oral squamous cell carcinoma—according to a study published in the journal Oncotarget. In this…

When Perio Treatment Fails, CVD Risk Rises

A large longitudinal study in Sweden has found that people who respond well to periodontal disease treatment are less likely to experience cardiac events than…