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Periodontal disease is primarily caused by specific types and levels of bacteria; MyPerioPath® allows customized treatment based on an individual's bacteria profile.

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Researchers are studying Porphyromonas gingivalis or P.g. (detected by MyPerioPath®) for the possible role it plays in the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and esophageal cancer.

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A meta-analysis reports that up to 20% of the risk of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, myocardial infarction and peripheral vascular disease is due to periodontal infections, including those bacteria measured in MyPerioPath®.

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Fusobacterium nucleatum or F.n. has been implicated in pre-eclampsia, low birth weight and still births. Order MyPerioPath® to see if your patients are at increased risk.

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Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans or A.a. (detected by MyPerioPath®) has been found in atherosclerotic plaque and implicated in endocarditis and other deep tissue infections.

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Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans or A.a. (detected by MyPerioPath®) is known to combine with other bacteria in biofilm and increase the severity of an infection.

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MyPerioPath® measures disease severity of those with active periodontal disease as well as identifying bacteria that may contribute to systemic infections.

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According to the CDC and other studies, ~70% of cancers of the oropharynx may be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV). In the U.S., ~7% of people have oral HPV and it is about 3 times more common in men than women. Order OraRisk® HPV to identify patients at increased risk.

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According to the CDC, 79 million people in the U.S. are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) with ~14 million new cases added each year. Order OraRisk® HPV to to identify patients at increased risk for oral cancers!

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Chronic and elevated inflammation increases the risk for periodontitis and contributes to the risk of heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and even the initiation and progression of cancer. Order Celsus One to identify patients at risk.

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Research supported by the CDC estimates that approximately 47% of American adults have some form of periodontal disease. MyPerioPath® identifies patients at risk from harmful pathogens.

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MyPerioPath® identifies emerging bacterial risk of periodontal disease and ordering is as easy as 1,2,3!

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Saliva is an obvious specimen choice for salivary diagnostic testing. It is readily available, easy to collect, and provides critical information about the bacterial profile of each patient. Ordering MyPerioPath® is as easy as 1,2,3!

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Why Test with OralDNA®?

  • Find hidden oral pathogens that threaten your oral and systemic health. Common pathogens directly cause gum disease and may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke and birth complications
  • Learn if you were born with gene markers associated with increased inflammation, a critical factor in the severity of periodontal, diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Help your dentist select the most effective treatment if you already have periodontal disease, and then measure results with a follow-up test
  • Learn if you have HPV high-risk types associated with oral cancer


Now Introducing OraRisk® Caries!

OralDNA® Labs now offers a simple screening test that allows you to identify a patient's bacterial risk for dental caries!

This test can alert you to a developing risk BEFORE cavities develop and cause permanent damage to teeth. Read More

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Protocol Directory Now Available!

Have you ever wondered how to incorporate OralDNA® testing into your practice?

Now you can learn how other OralDNA® providers utilize salivary diagnostics through our NEW Protocol Directory! Review protocols to determine how OralDNA® salivary testing diagnostics best fits into your practice! Read More


Pacific Dental Services (PDS®) Supported Offices to Offer OralDNA® Testing to Improve Oral and Systemic Health

Over 594 PDS®-supported dental offices now have a powerful new tool to help with gum disease. A simple saline-rinse test from OralDNA® Labs measures disease-causing bacteria and helps personalize treatment. An extensive evaluation by PDS® supported clinicians concluded that the use of OralDNA® testing improves oral health outcomes and allows patients to make more informed choices on both professional and at-home care. Read More


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