periodontal disease

Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse?Though unintentional, the prescribing patterns of dentists can contribute to allergic reactions and antibiotic overuse.
8 new technologies in periodontology
8 new technologies in periodontologyThe future of digital dentistry is looking bright thanks to these technologies.
Using diluted sodium hypochlorite to supplement periodontal self-care
Using diluted sodium hypochlorite to supplement periodontal self-careExploring the effects of rinsing with diluted sodium hypochlorite in patients with chronic periodontitis.
Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicated
Does periodontal disease cause eye problems? It’s complicatedThere seems to be some sort of link between periodontal disease and macular degeneration, but just how strong is it?
The clinical procedure that can make or break your career
The clinical procedure that can make or break your careerBeing able to recognize and diagnose periodontal disease is critical for hygienists.
Treating periodontal disease with Perio Protect
Treating periodontal disease with Perio ProtectCatapult Education members evaluate this gum disease treatment device.
Is professional subgingival oral irrigation necessary?
Is professional subgingival oral irrigation necessary?Using evidence-based research to explore whether this procedure is beneficial to patients.
What Waterlase can bring to your dental practice
What Waterlase can bring to your dental practiceWhy one practitioner has been using the Waterlase laser from BIOLASE for more than a decade.
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancer
Study finds link between oral bacteria and increased risk of esophageal cancerNew research shows that certain oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease may also cause esophageal cancer.
Why it’s important to include periodontal probing in a hygiene appointment
Why it’s important to include periodontal probing in a hygiene appointmentHygienists are often pressed for time, but periodontal exams shouldn’t be overlooked.