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Live oral bacteria found in arterial plaque

Published: March 22nd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gum disease has been linked to hardening of the arteries for nearly a decade, and scientists have long fingered a gang of oral bacteria as the obvious […]

UF researchers map bacterial proteins that cause tooth loss

Published: February 3rd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The human mouth teems with millions of enamel-eroding, gum-inflaming microbes. One of these, Porphyromonas gingivalis, is a bacterial homesteader that stakes a claim deep within the spaces […]