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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.

P. gingivalis Increases “Obesity Hormone”

New research brings more light to an unexplained link between periodontal disease, obesity, and diabetes. The study, published in the Journal of Periodontology, examined the association between…

Curcumin Inhibits Oral Biofilm Growth

New research from Japan suggests curcumin might play a significant role in reducing the growth of oral pathogens due to its natural antibacterial properties. Results…