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Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Besides known risk factors such as smoking, alcohol use, and drug use may influence pregnant, now plus periodontal disease become a risk factor. When you are pregnant, your blood flow increases which can cause your gums to swell and bleed. … Read more

Pregnancy Week 9

Pregnancy Week 9

Fetal development in pregnancy week 9: Your uterus has now grown to about the size of a grapefruit to accommodate your baby, which is about one inch long and weighs 4 grams.  Now it may be time to make some … Read more

Actinomycosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Actinomycosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Actinomycosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Actinomyces israelii (A. israelii). Actinomycosis (also known as Rivalta disease, big jaw, clams, lumpy jaw or wooden tongue) is an infection, commonly of the face and neck, that produces abscesses (collections … Read more

Adoxa (Doxycycline)

Adoxa (Doxycycline)

What is Adoxa (Doxycycline)? Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body. Doxycycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, acne, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, periodontitis (gum disease), and others. Doxycycline is … Read more