November 30th 2023
The clearance includes treatment for adults with severe obstructive sleep apnea using Vivos Therapeutics' DNA oral appliance, the mRNA oral appliance, and the mmRNA oral appliance.
November 21st 2023
Pacific Dental Services has hosted a mouth-body connection symposium, an educational opportunity to inform dental clinicians on
November 1st 2023
[SPONSORED] Our goal, obviously, is to be talking prevention. But one of the things I think might be more helpful is if we start talking about protection as well.
October 17th 2023
Researchers from King’s College London and University São Leopoldo—MANDIC in Brazil find promising results with initial studies using Metformin to treat patients with periodontal disease.
October 13th 2023
How one hygienist is changing her approach to combating biofilm build-up in her patients.
Study Reveals Link Between Interdental Cleaning and Blood Glucose Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
This study from Sunstar and the Clinic Masae Minami/Minami Diabetes Clinical Research Center shows the clear link between good oral health care and lower blood glucose levels.
Importance of Nitric Oxide – the Dental and Medical Connection
Understanding the health benefits of Nitric Oxide, and the biological processes by which it can be created, or destroyed is a key part of understanding the links between oral and systemic health.
Viome Makes New Oral Health and Cancer Detection Test Available for Dental Professionals
Viome Life Sciences is officially launching Oral Health Pro with CancerDetect™, a new test designed to help clinicians provide their patients with oral health insights and early-stage cancer detection.
Spotting Trouble: How to Spot More than Just Oral Issues Your Patients are Facing
In this final part of a 2-part series, we dive deep on how to spot issues beyond the mouth that your patients may be facing.
Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Can Regularly Clean Interdentally to Lower Blood Glucose Levels According to New Study
A new study has shown the link between diabetes and periodontal disease, giving patients with type 2 diabetes new information to potentially lower blood glucose levels.
New Study Shows Link Between Poor Oral Health and Brain Shrinkage
A new study published in the American Academy of Neurology’s journal demonstrates the connection between patients that have poor oral health and memory loss/brain shrinkage.
Researchers in Hong Kong Use AI for Early Detection of Gum Inflammation
Groundbreaking study demonstrates the use of AI in detecting gum inflammation from intraoral photographs.
A Promising Bluetooth-Enabled Salivary Diagnostic Sensor
The Lura Health sensor is designed to enable dentists to take a more central part in collaboration with medical doctors regarding oral-systemic health links.
Study Indicates Gum Inflammation Parallels “Cytokine Score”
Higher levels of cytokines in saliva match greater gum inflammation, according to research conducted by the NYU College of Dentistry.
New Study Indicates Oral Bacteria May Increase Heart Disease Risk
eLife reports infection with a bacterium that causes gum disease and bad breath may increase the risk of heart disease.
Dentulu and OralDNA Labs Join Forces to Expand Salivary Testing Technology
Collection kits will be shipped directly to patients, dental professionals, and others in response to increased evidence of harmful oral-systemic connections.
University of California San Francisco is the First to Integrate Records Across Medical and Dental
This integration of medical and dental records will allow clinicians at the University of California San Francisco to coordinate care for patients across disciplines.
University of Michigan Study Demonstrates Better Outcomes for Perio Patients Post Heart Attack
This study from the University of Michigan researched heart attack patients who received perio care, finding that they spent less time in the hospital.
Pacific Dental Services Launches New Dental-Medical Practice in Las Vegas
This new dental-medical practice will allow patients to be assessed and treated with the oral-systemic link in mind.
Talking About Oral Systemic Health in the Dental Hygiene Room
It is vital to discuss the dental hygienist’s role when it comes to teaching patients about mouth-body connections.
How to Get Patients to Understand the Oral-Systemic Link
Why educating patients about the oral-systemic link is essential and which tools and strategies can help dental professionals connect with their patients in this critical oral health area.
Pacific Dental Services Partners with Commonwealth Primary Care ACO to Integrate Medical and Dental Care
Pacific Dental Services will partner with Commonwealth Primary Care ACO to cross the gap between medical and dental to provide the best care possible for their patients.
Misinformation About Oral/Systemic Links
Misinformation and disinformation are rampant on the internet, which is why it's important to use trusted sources when discussing the oral-systemic link.
The Holistic Approach to Dentistry is Essential
A patient-centered, evidence-based care model with a personalized focus on improving patient health outcomes through wellness, prevention and management of chronic disease is the way to go.
Good Dental Health Linked to Heart Infection Prevention and Decreased Antibiotic Overuse
Harmful mouth bacteria caused by poor dental health can increase one’s risk of heart infection.
New research identifies the mechanism connecting gum disease with systemic health
Researchers from University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry believe they've found the way the body connects its response to gum disease to its response to other systemic inflammatory issues.
Dental Video: Dr. Susan Maples Explains Total Health Dentistry
While dental practices have traditionally focused on treating issues related to patients' teeth and gums, research continues to find links between oral and overall health. In this video Dr. Susan Maples explains how her practice is focused on providing total health dentistry where she looks at how providing oral health care can improve her patients' systemic health.
Video: The Importance of Oral Systemic Health with Dr. Ellie Campbell
Family physician and AAOSH board member Dr. Ellie Campbell explains why oral systemic health is an important topic for dental professionals.
The systemic SHOULD of dentistry
Knowing the difference between 'should' and elevated patient care is key for hygienists.
Oral Health and Diabetes Make for a Two-Way Street
Diabetes is a major disease in the United States and itâ€™s more than likely that some of the patients that visit your practice have diabetes. This means you will have to be extra vigilant in their oral health care, as diabetes leads to many oral health complications.
Is there a bidirectional relationship between periodontitis and diabetes?
Whole-body wellness is increasingly becoming a priority for patients. Here’s what dental professionals need to know about the link between periodontitis and diabetes.
Can tooth loss lead to cardiovascular disease?
New research shows a link between middle-aged tooth loss and an increased cardiovascular disease risk.
Dentist Promotes the Connection Between Nutrition and Oral Health
Steven Lin, DDS, is on a journey; a journey to help educate how whole body health begins with dental health and a dental health diet. It's an oral-systemic link that Lin says today is clearer than ever. And through a newly released book and a continuing education course, he's excited to help start this important conversation.
Complete Health Dentistry: The Mouth and Body Connection
The U.S. health care system treats oral health as thought it is completely separate from overall health. But the more that is learned about diseases like heart disease and stroke, the clearer the link between the mouth and the body becomes. Dr. Tiky Swain takes the complete health dentistry approach in her practice. This is why you should, too.
Study shows why diabetics are more susceptible to periodontitis
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that diabetes causes changes in the oral microbiome that lead to inflammation and risk of bone loss.
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