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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).
New CDC study finds high periodontal disease prevalence in Southern U.S. states
New CDC study finds high periodontal disease prevalence in Southern U.S. statesIn a recent study published by the Journal of Dental Research, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that at 52.79% and 51.10% respectively, New Mexico an d Hawaii have the United States’ highest prevalence of periodontal disease.
Scientists map mouth microbes to pinpoint oral disease origin
Scientists map mouth microbes to pinpoint oral disease originBacteria are a well-known cause of oral disease and infection, but new research is examining the relationship between different bacteria in the mouth to see how they interact and, ultimately, tell researchers how bacteria combine to affect overall health.
Study finds oral bacteria transmission from parent to child increases dental health risks
Study finds oral bacteria transmission from parent to child increases dental health risksA new study is calling on dental teams to alert parents to the oral health risk of sharing spoons with toddlers at mealtimes.