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Periodontics & Implants, Ltd.

Richard C. Prendergast, D.D.S., M.S.

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636 Church Street

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Evanston, IL 60201

The Connection Between Periodontal Health and Overall Health:

Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

Study Examines Diabetes and Gum Disease Connection

New Link Between Periodontal Disease and Alzheimer’s

Gum Disease and Breast Cancer Risk

Study Finds Link Between Periodontal Treatment and Diabetes Costs

Dental Health for Pregnant Women

Oral Warning Signs Can Indicate Serious Medical Conditions

Gum Disease Linked to Anemia

Systemic and Dental Factors Affecting the Prognosis of Teeth

What Your Mouth Says About Your Overall Health

Want a Baby?  Look After Your Teeth

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) Can Give You a Headache

Austin Doctor: Good Dental Care Might Prevent Heart Attack

Oral Health an Indicator of Overall Well-Being

Another Perk to Weight Loss? Improved Gum Health

Gum Disease Can Lead to Bacteria in Arteries

The Pros and Cons of Oral Bacteria

Study Links Secondhand Smoke and Periodontal Disease

In the Mouth, Smoking Zaps Healthy Bacteria, Welcomes Pathogens

Dental Hygiene Procedures Important Against Endocarditis

Oral Bacteria May Trigger Blood Clots

Healthy Habits Can Prevent Disease

Hormones Can Affect Gum Disease

Dental Plaque Linked to Early Cancer Deaths, Study Claims

Want Healthy Knees?  Focus on Your Gums

Does Oral Health Predict Overall Health?

Plasma Antibodies to Oral Bacteria and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Study Explains Oral Appeal of Wine and Fat

Gum Disease and Stroke Risk

Periodontal Treatment No Harm To Newborns

Tooth Loss May Be Linked To Age-Related Blindness

Gum Disease During Pregnancy May Stem From Higher Estrogen Levels