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Chronic dental care for the elderly

January 26, 2016 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyChronic DiseaseDecay assessment and preventionDental HygieneDiseaseMedical news

What’s on your teeth, may be in your heart

by Kahaliah Richards

A new study in the journal Medicine reports that the bacteria initiating dental decay is also found on the heart valves of patients with heart disease. Nothing new here. Other studies have shown that Streptococcus mutans to be the dominant

January 12, 2016 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyChronic DiseaseDental industryGeneral DentistryMedical newsOverall Health

$45 Per Month

by Kahaliah Richards

As of 2015, for the first time, Canada has more people over the age of 65 than under 15. The age group that now encompasses the boomer generation – 50 to 69 – makes up 27 per cent of the

December 2, 2014 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyGeneral NewsMedical newsWellness

“longer life in retirement – but more ill-health”

by Kahaliah Richards

Such is the future of the British population and that in Canada too. The UK prognosticators now say: Newly retired men in the UK can expect to live more than two years longer than those who finished work a decade

January 23, 2014 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental CareGeneral NewsMedical newsOverall Health

New Dental Project Fights Elder Abuse

by Kahaliah Richards

The primary portal to the body is the mouth.  Quite simply, you can’t have a healthy body without a healthy mouth.  For example, acquired pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death in the elderly and is often a

August 1, 2013 News Alzheimer'sChronic dental care for the elderlyChronic DiseaseDental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical news

Poor dental health may lead to Alzheimer’s, study suggests

by Kahaliah Richards

People with poor oral hygiene or gum disease may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new study led by The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) School of Medicine and Dentistry suggests. The research, which has received

January 27, 2012 News Burn outCancerChronic dental care for the elderlyComprehensive reasoningCustomer serviceDental phobiaGeriodonticsHuman ResourcesWellness

Shifting gears; the unexpected, the uninvited and the inevitable

by ken

I have a birthday looming. When I’m sixty-four isn’t that much farther. Eliot’s suggestion that I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the cuffs of my trousers rolled is beckoning, and the Simonesque image of sitting on a

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

July 1, 2011 News APPsChronic dental care for the elderlyCloud computingCommunity outreachComputer softwareData storageDental ethicsElectronic Health RecordsSocial networkingTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Connected health isn’t about the devices – it must align people and providers

by ken

This blog entry is about medical issues, but it can readily be extrapolated to our client base and dental insurers. I am no actuary, but I’ll make book that dental benefits in this economy with contract renewals for unions and

June 2, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyCommunity outreachGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsSystemic links

Challenges Facing the American/Canadian Dental System – Are They Solvable?

by ken

From Worldental.org – June 1st, 2011 Oral health has long been the subject of debate. Many believe, and studies have proven, that effective oral care is essential to overall general health and well-being. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of Americans

May 14, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsInnovations in dentistryPathologySystemic linksTrends in DentistryWebsitesWomen in dentistry

Oral-systemic health and your dental team

by ken

From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding

May 13, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneGeneral NewsGeriodontics

Dirty Mouths Lead to Broken Hearts

by ken

From Science Daily – May 5, 2011 Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges, thanks to a pilot study by a team of nurses. “Poor oral health can lead