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February 19, 2012 News Dental HygienePeriodontologySalivary biomarkersSystemic links

Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches

by ken

Rosedale, M. and Strauss, S. (2012), Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2011.00542.x Abstract:  Objectives:  This study examined patient and dental provider experiences during the periodontal visit of diabetes

February 18, 2012 News Laser DentistryNew TechnologiesPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Chairside Photodisinfection

by ken

By Dr. George Freedman founder and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.  His most recent textbook, “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry

February 5, 2012 News Clinical case reportImplantologyPeriodontologyYouTube

Your Personal YOUTUBE Digest

by ken

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpFay9szUi4[/youtube] For those of you who use GOOGLE religilously (that’s intentional), I urge you to sign up for ALERTS – as we all know, the dental world needs more LERTS. Check out Dr. Veisman’s video above and the 13 videos

February 3, 2012 News ImplantologyPeriodontology

Single Tooth Dental Implant Restoration (Teeth in a Day)

by ken

Cary Feuerman is the founder of WebDental www.webdental.com – While this is less instructive in terms of clinical imagery than I would like to see on Mouthing Off, nonetheless, it’s a good exemplar of what Oral Health’s blog should be showcasing;

February 1, 2012 News Comprehensive reasoningImplantologyPeriodontology

AAA – OH – Regeneration versus extraction of severely compromised teeth 2011.pdf

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https://public.me.com/ken.serota160 Terrific article listed in public archive on Mobile Me idisk as in title………..easy to find from link………

January 22, 2012 News PeriodontologyResearchSystemic links

Association between chronic periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis: a hospital-based case–control study

by ken

Abstract Rosamma Joseph, Sreeraj Rajappan, Sameera G. Nath and Binoy J. Paul  RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL DOI: 10.1007/s00296-011-2284-1 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic periodontitis are the most common chronic inflammatory diseases with remarkable pathological and clinical similarities. A lot of similarities exist between RA and periodontitis at cellular and molecular

January 14, 2012 News AnaesthesiaPeriodontology

More U.S. periodontists offering IV sedation

by ken

By Rob Goszkowski, Assistant Editor Dr.Bicuspid January 4, 2012 — The concerted efforts of U.S. dental schools to offer more IV sedation training for periodontists have had a significant impact on the profession, according to the results of a survey published in the Journal

January 1, 2012 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygieneMinimally invasive dentistryNew productsNew TechnologiesPathologyPeriodontologyPreventive DentistryTooth decay

Formulated with Edible Clay, New Advanced Gum Healing Mineral Toothpaste Introduced

by ken

From Cosmetic Dentistry News It goes without saying that some enterprising marketer will put this material in Play-Doh and plastercine (do they still manufacture plactercine?)… Zion Health, a San Francisco-based company specializing in natural clay minerals cosmetic and hygienic products

November 25, 2011 News Periodontology

The house of blue lights

by ken

From Dental Tribune November 24, 2011 BOSTON, Mass.,USA: The Forsyth Institute in Boston has signed an exclusive licencing agreement with a U.S.-based start-up for the commercialisation of a recently patented blue-light based technology for use in dentistry. Under the terms

November 25, 2011 News Laser DentistryPeriodontology

Periodontists Worldwide Excited About Research Data for the LANAP(R) Protocol

by ken

Marketwire Press Release November 23, 2011 CERRITOS, CA, Nov 23, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — New research unveiled to a standing-room-only assembly of the leading periodontists across the globe shows regeneration of bone in teeth affected by periodontal disease when

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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

November 4, 2011 News ImplantologyPeriodontology

Atrophic maxilla (BMP II) Infuse to completion from Bill Cohen of St. Louis Curly Larry and Moe!

by ken

Wild Bill Cohen my most favorite periodude in the world shares this’un widy’all….. Tough case–took 1.5 years to complete, but the outcome was fairly decent. Maxilla was egg shell–no ridge and or bone at the apical aspect of sinus.  Infuse with particulate

November 3, 2011 News ImplantologyInfection controlPeriodontology

Peri-implantitis in a specialist clinic of periodontology. Clinical features and risk indicators.

by ken

Swed Dent J 2010;34(2):53-61 Carcuac O, Jansson L. Source Department of Periodontology at Kista-Skanstull, Folktandvården i Stockholms Iän AB, Stockholm,Sweden. Abstract Implant therapy has become a widely recognized treatment alternative for replacing missing teeth. Several long term follow-up studies have

October 24, 2011 News Periodontology

Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo

by ken

Think Rod Serling and then revisit the title… “There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light

October 19, 2011 News EndodonticsPeriodontology

Tri me a river, three for two, on the stump – do you sense burnout

by ken

This is for comment – please – if it doesn’t elicit it, I’m turning in my blogosphere union card and throwing away my iPHONE 4GS and going back to tin cups and string…..case from lad o’er the pond Perio-Pros patient

September 28, 2011 News Periodontology

Anti-Infective Agents in Periodontal Treatment

by ken

By Jorgen Slots, DDS, DMD, PhD, MBA Image via Wikipedia The primary goal of periodontal therapy is to achieve a periodontal environment free of infectious pathogens. Anti-infective periodontal treatment includes mechanical pocket debridement (scaling and root planing) to remove dental

September 24, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyPeriodontology

Cone-beam CT poised to play new role in periodontics

by ken

By Kathy Kincade – editor in chief of Dr. Bicuspid Drs. Rosenfeld and Mandelaris shared their thoughts on the evolving role of periodontists in interdisciplinary dentistry and their recent experiences with cone-beam CT in their practice, which they believe will

September 10, 2011 News Periodontology

Gum Disease Can Increase the Time It Takes to Become Pregnant

by ken

From Science Daily Professor Roger Hart told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology that the negative effect of gum disease on conception was of the same order of magnitude as the effect of obesity.

August 4, 2011 News PeriodontologyRestorative

Many errors are related to violation of the biological width

by ken

From Dental Tribune – by Daniel Zimmerman – August 4, 2011 Restoration using dental ceramics is commonly associated with aggressive preparation and short survival rates, says dentist Eduardo Mahn from Chile. In a live webcast to be presented by the

July 28, 2011 News General NewsPeriodontologyPharmacology

Mouthwashing moms less likely to have a preemie

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By Kerry Grens – July 28, 2011 (Reuters Health) – Expectant mothers who have gum disease are less likely to deliver their babies prematurely if they use mouthwash throughout their pregnancy, a new study suggests. Pregnant women with gum disease,