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May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPathologyPeriodontology

The Future of Dentistry: What can we expect? Turn on the blender….this is a two-parter in one go…..

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Psssssssssssssst – grab a beer, this is a long’un From PerioEducation.com- by Kimberly R. Miller, RDH, BSDH The future of Dentistry is Wellness! With the innovation of salivary diagnostics, chair side blood testing and antioxidant screenings, we can preemptively uncover

May 6, 2011 News Oral cancerPathology

Fight the good fight – defeat Oral Cancer

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From the International Oral Cancer Association Blog The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimated that there would be 35,720 new cases of cancer of the oral and pharyngeal region in the United States in 2009, with 7,600 deaths from the disease.1 

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

The Hidden Cause of Sinusitis in Seniors

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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

May 3, 2011 News General NewsPathology

Biofilm’s Role in Creating Persistent Disease for Millions

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PRWeb – Woburn, MA What do hospital infections, sinusitis, periodontal disease,middle ear infections,tonsillitis, COPD, diabetic foot wounds, osteomyelitis and cystic fibrosis have in common? The answer is deceptively simple: the persistence of these chronic conditions originates from slimy bacterial biofilms

April 27, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsPathologySystemic linksTrends in Dentistry

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

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Science gets partial answers slowly – Margaret Scarlett – April 18, 2011 from Medscape Connect In these changing times with technology always changing, I’m reminded of a saying from a colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

April 24, 2011 News General NewsNew TechnologiesPathologyPharmacologyPharmacotherapeuticsSystemic links

I hate your guts takes on a whole new meaning – Bacterial Ecosystems Divide People Into 3 Groups, Scientists Say

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April 13, 2011 News Pathology

Penn Dental Medicine’s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk April 16

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From the April 12, 2011, Volume 57, No. 29 of the Penn Alamnac Penn Dental Medicine students are partnering with the national Oral Cancer Foundation to present Philadelphia‘s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 16, to recognize Oral Cancer

April 12, 2011 News ImplantologyPathology

How to treat a dental implant infection

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Todd Welch writes one of the most informative blogs on the Net……..excellent stuff and the blog looks so KEWL!!! Check this out…………..

April 7, 2011 News Dental researchPathology

Drug-Resistant Pathogens in the Dental Office

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From Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS – Medscape News Today Image via Wikipedia Most people are aware of the risk for infection associated with hospitals, ambulatory settings, and long-term care. But what about the dental office? Patients who seek dental

March 10, 2011 News General NewsInnovations in dentistryPathologyStem cell researchTrends in Dentistry

Stem Cells from Teeth Produce Insulin in Diabetes Study

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Lexington, MA (PRWEB) March 9, 2011 Store-A-Tooth (TM) commends the scientists who report in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR) that stem cells from teeth can be transformed into cells that produce insulin in a glucose-dependent manner–a significant step toward

March 8, 2011 News Pathology

DentalEZ® Group Acquires Trimira’s® Identafi® 3000 ultra

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Press Release: DentalEZ’s First Step in the Evolution Toward a More Clinical Product Offering Malvern, PA (March 4, 2011) – DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, and Trimira®, a subsidiary of Remicalm LLC, a developer of

March 8, 2011 News Pathology

Study finds oral tongue cancer increasing in young, white females

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From Physorg.com A UNC study released this week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds an increasing incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young white females in the United States over the last three decades. A team of

February 24, 2011 News Pathology

Pathology website du jour – in combination with a cbCT website THEN WE’D BE COOKING WITH GAS or INDUCTION HEAT!!!

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PathXchange – click away on title mes enfants.Would someone like to pallaver with the powers that bee at YOU OF TEE and suggest that a collaborative pathology site and cbCT diagnostic site be created for Canadian dentists to lead the

February 13, 2011 News Pathology

Compartmental tongue surgery yields better outcomes

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By Donna Domino, Associate Editor – from DrBicuspid.com – FULL ARTICLE February 9, 2011 — Tongue cancer patients who have compartmental tongue surgery live longer and have fewer recurrences of the disease compared with those who undergo conventional surgery, a new retrospective study

December 20, 2010 News PathologyPeriodontology

Gingivitis and how the dominos fall…………

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From an article in Clinical Oral Investigations – C-reactive protein in relation to early atherosclerosis and periodontitis Maha Yakob, Jukka H. Meurman, Tomas Jogestrand, Jacek Nowak, Per-Östen Söder and Birgitta Söder Image via Wikipedia Periodontitis may affect atherosclerosis via the

December 15, 2010 News Pathology

Detection of human papilloma virus (HPV) in oral mucosa of women with cervical lesions and their relation to oral sex practices

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Source: 7thspace.comAuthors: Luis Sanchez-Vargas et al Previous studies have either investigated the relationship of HPV with oral cancer or the prevalence of HPV on the oral cavity. The purpose of this investigation was to study the prevalence of HPV in

December 2, 2010 News Pathology

The Increasing Threat of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

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Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP: Hello. My name is Luke Chen. I’m from the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at Duke University [Durham, North Carolina]. Today we are talking about the evolving epidemiology and increasing threat

November 30, 2010 News Pathology

Cutting-Edge Salivary Diagnostics Research Presented At AADR 3rd Fall Focused Symposium

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The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) held its 3rd Fall Focused Symposium in the Washington, DC area. This year, the them was the fast moving field of Salivary Diagnostics, with a focus on Scientific and Clinical Frontiers. The symposium

May 23, 2010 News Pathology

Oral Cancer Review

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Almost all oral cancers start in the cells lining the oral cavity (the mouth). These cells, which are flat and scale-like, are called squamous cells. When a cancer begins in these cells, it is known as a squamous cell carcinoma.