As you may be aware, the past 10 years have provided much insight into what has come to be called... "The Oral / Systemic Connection". There does appear to be a link to chronic inflammatory periodontal infections and systemic diseases such as:
The National Institute of Health (NIH) and other
research facilities are aggressively pursuing this link as well. For
more information regarding the Oral/Systemic Connection, visit the
following links online:
As we continue to learn more about the severity of periodontal infections and how closely linked they are to your overall health, having detailed information about your genetic susceptibility (MyPerioID® PST®) and the bacteria that are present in our mouth (MyPerioPath®) will be critical in determining your oral and overall general health.
This test indentifies and measures certain bacteria in your mouth that cause gingivitis (early stage gum disease) and periodontal disease (mature gum disease).
Introducing MyPerioID® PST®:
This test determines if you are more likely to develop more serious gum tissue infections, such as inflammatory periodontal disease.
Introducing OraRisk® HPV:
This test determines if you are at increased risk for HPV-related oral and throat cancers.
These new, quick, and non-invasive tests deliver
information that will enable your dental professional to better
determine the appropriate treatment plan tailored to your specific
At OralDNA® Labs we strive to develop clinically useful diagnostic tests based on DNA-PCR technology for use by dental professionals. Our goal is to drive early detection and more predictable treatment outcomes in the clinical setting.