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Geriodontics

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

November 6, 2011 News BlogsBotoxBurn outCAD/CAMCajonesCancerChronic dental care for the elderlyClinical case report - prostho/orthoCloud computingCommunity outreachComprehensive reasoningComputer softwareCone beam computed tomographyConnectivityContinuing EducationCosmetic DentistryCranio facial painCustomer serviceData storageDecay assessment and preventionDental amalgamDental AssociationsDental conventionsDental equipmentDental ethicsDental examinationDental HygieneDental industryDental LaboratoriesDental phobiaDental photographyDental practice transitionDental researchDental TeamDental TraumaDentoMaxilloFacialRadiologyDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryFluorideGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernanceGovernment regulationsHealth care tourismHumourImplantologyInfection controlInnovations in dentistryInvisalignLaser DentistryMarketing strategiesMinimally invasive dentistryNew TechnologiesOcclusionOffice designOral cancerOral SurgeryOrthodonticsPain managementPathologyPediatric dentistryPeriodontologyPharmacologyPharmacotherapeuticsPhotographyPosition paperPractice managementPreventive DentistryPrivacy issuesRadiologyRepetitive stress injuryResearchRestorativeSalivary biomarkersSearch engineSleep apneaSocial mediaSocial networkingStem cell researchSystemic linksTeam motivationTechnologyTheft in the dental officeTooth decayTooth whiteningTradeshowsTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesWomen in dentistryYouTube

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

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

May 4, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyCranio facial painDigital radiographyEvidence based dentistryGeriodonticsPathology

The Hidden Cause of Sinusitis in Seniors

by ken

From Worldental.org Dental Health Magazine Chronic sinusitis is a condition currently affecting approximately 13% of the Americans. On a yearly basis, there are $6 billion spent and 13 million visits made to the doctor because of this complaint. Some patients get

April 1, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeriodontics

Dental campaign targets seniors

by ken

from the MontrealGazette.com The Quebec Order of Dentists is launching a publicity campaign aimed at persuading the province’s elderly to take better care of their teeth. Dr. Diane Legault, president of the Order, said the dental health of all Quebecers

March 25, 2011 News General NewsGeriodontics

Almost 15 Million Americans Now Caring for Loved One With Alzheimer’s

by ken

By Madonna BehenHealthDay Reporter – Tue Mar 15,11:48 pm ET TUESDAY,March 15 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 15 million Americans are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, and the number is rising, according to a report released Tuesday. “People with Alzheimer’s who are

March 12, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernment regulations

Guidelines Issued for Antibiotic Prophylaxis With Implanted Heart Devices

by ken

Laird Harrison February 17, 2011 — Dental patients should not take prophylactic antibiotics simply because they have pacemakers or implanted defibrillators, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). Although 2007 guidelines already exclude these patients from

March 4, 2011 News General NewsGeriodontics

Dental School Warns Of Potential Zinc Hazards For Patients; Does All on Four start making more and more sense?

by ken

From Medical News Today: Dentists need to take a closer look at potential hazards of exposing patients to zinc, a common ingredient of many dental products, according to a report by Amar Patel, DDS, resident and colleagues at the University

February 21, 2011 News Geriodontics

For some reason I can’t remember the title of this blog entry

by ken

It is common knowledge that as the average life span becomes longer, dementia becomes more common.  Swedish scientist Laura Fratiglioni has shown that everyone can minimize his or her risk of being affected. Factors from blood pressure and weight to

July 25, 2010 News Geriodontics

Older patients’ oral health critical prior to surgery

by ken

July 23, 2010 By: Erin Archer, R.N. from DrBicuspid.com Elderly patients presenting for surgery may be harboring undetected oral infections that could lead to expensive and life-threatening complications, according to a study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 1, 2010). The