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5 reasons you need an infection prevention coordinatorHaving an infection prevention coordinator can help ensure that your practice stays up to date on infection control issues.
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad idea
6 reasons why sharing your toothbrush is a bad ideaBeyond the ‘yuck’ factor, sharing your toothbrush can lead to many health-related issues.
5 benefits of good infection controlReviewing your office’s infection control protocol will help to ensure the safety of your staff and your patients.
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitis
Researchers discover new surgical procedure to treat peri-implantitisThe results of the study were published in the current issue of the Journal of Oral Implantology.
The dangers of STDs in the dental practice
The dangers of STDs in the dental practiceWhat every dental professional needs to know about contracting STDs in the dental practice.
Colgate announces publication of new oral health care textbook
Colgate announces publication of new oral health care textbookThe textbook focuses on the current best evidence available to support decision making for recommended preventive interventions.
Using detection tools to prevent oral cancer: A product roundupDentists are the front line of defense when it comes to detecting oral cancer.
Using detection tools to prevent oral cancer: A product roundup
Study finds smoking dangerously alters oral microbiome
Study finds smoking dangerously alters oral microbiomeA new study out of the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center has determined that smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people's mouths.
Study finds oral bacteria linked to risk of stroke
Study finds oral bacteria linked to risk of strokeIn a study of patients entering the hospital for acute stroke, researchers have increased their understanding of an association between certain types of stroke and the presence of the oral bacteria (cnm-positive Streptococcus mutans).