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Unchecked Plaque Can Lead to Problems Patients Can't Brush Off

CREST®+ ORAL-B®- HELPING YOUR PATIENTS TRANSFORM THEIR ORAL HEALTH

Simple changes can prevent gingivitis from progressing to periodontitis - which may have systemic health implications.

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Plaque is the Problem


PLAQUE IS
THE PROBLEM

Left untreated, harmful plaque bacteria can lead to periodontitis — which is associated with conditions like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, pregnancy complications, and Alzheimer’s disease.

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TRANSFORM
GUM HEALTH

Crest + Oral-B’s Transformational Gum Health Electric Rechargeable System can transform patient gum health starting day 1. In a clinical study, 100% of patients moved to a state of healthy gums after just 12 weeks of use.

Scientific American

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PARTNERSHIP

In partnership with Scientific American, we are committed to further exploring the link between oral disease and systemic health.

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Diabetes
DIABETES
Diabetics have a higher risk for developing periodontal diseases. This relationship is bidirectional, with the presence of periodontitis increasing the risk for diabetes.

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Cardiovascular Disease
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Patients with periodontitis have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

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Pregnancy
PREGNANCY
Pregnant women are at increased risk for gingivitis. Pregnant women with periodontitis are at increased risk for compromised pregnancy outcomes.

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Alzheimer's Disease
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Periodontal bacteria infect the brain and play a direct role in amyloid brain lesions in Alzheimer’s disease.

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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLES EXPLORING THE ORAL-SYSTEMIC LINK
A scientific approach to cleaning your mouth


A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO CLEANING YOUR MOUTH

Explore the science behind how good oral hygiene can defend against the progression of gingivitis and periodontitis.

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Chronic gum disease and Alzheimer's


THE CHRONIC GUM DISEASE AND ALZHEIMER’S LINK

Learn about research pointing to chronic gum disease as a factor in Alzheimer’s disease and diseases of the gut.

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Connection between oral health and a healthy body


THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ORAL HEALTH AND A HEALTHY BODY

Read more about the relationship between periodontal disease and diseases such as diabetes and heart failure.

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Poor oral health fosters systemic disease


HOW POOR ORAL HEALTH FOSTERS SYSTEMIC DISEASE

Discover how microbial communities in the mouth are influencing oral health.

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