Top Oral Health Articles for World Oral Health Day

September 12, 2012

Issue 9

In the spirit of World Oral Health Day, here is a roundup of the most-read oral health related articles on our website this year.

In the spirit of World Oral Health Day, here is a roundup of the most-read oral health related articles on our website this year.

1. 5 Steps to Alter your Patients' Oral Health Regimens

Leo Babauta, creator of Zen Habits, and author of the best-selling books focus, The Power of Less, and Zen To Done, offers up five steps to form flossing habits among your patients in "The Tiny Guide to Creating the Flossing Habit."

2. How low-carb diets impact oral health

One of the longest trends in appetite control has been the low-carbohydrate diet.

3. Oral Health Zone Summit 2012: DPR Exclusive Coverage

Advanstar Dental Media's Director of Content, Thais Carter, flew to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the inaugural Oral Health Zone Summit. Created by the National Children's Oral Health Foundation - America's Toothfairy, the summit brings together key voices in the fight to bring educational resources and dental care to children caught in the cycle of dental disease.

4. School nurses, dentists team up for oral health

A new partnership between the NASN and the American Dental Association results in a campaign to give school nurses the tools they need to better promote oral health among students.

5. Fad Diets: The Unknown Dangers

While diets can have healthy benefits, dentists are aware they can also be harmful to oral health unless patients take steps to ensure they are getting the nutrients they need.