Category Archives: Biofilm

Xylitol Disrupts Perio Bacteria

New evidence presented in the Journal of Periodontology suggests that xylitol, a sugar alcohol often found in sugar-free gum, inhibits the inflammatory response to one…

This is Your Heart on Oral Bacteria

The age-old question: Does gum disease cause heart disease? New research performed at the University of Göttingen suggests this may, in fact, be the case….

The Link Between Gum Disease & Cancer

In the past few years, the world of oral microbiology has been inundated with new research establishing the connection between bacteria found in the mouth…