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March 24, 2012 News ClinicalPeriodontologySalivary biomarkers

Treatment for Gum Disease Can Lower Medical Costs for People With Diabetes

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United Concordia Dental offers innovative program in response to study findings – from PR Newswire HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Medical costs are lower for people with diabetes who receive treatment for gum disease, according to a study presented today to

March 23, 2012 News ClinicalSalivary biomarkers

Blood from Periodontal Disease Can Be Used to Screen for Diabetes

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Hemoglobin A1c is widely used to test for diabetes. According to guidelines established by the American Diabetes Association, an A1c reading of 6.5 or more indicates a value in the diabetes range. The NYU researchers compared hemoglobin A1c levels in paired

February 19, 2012 News Dental HygienePeriodontologySalivary biomarkersSystemic links

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

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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

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

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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 7, 2011 News Salivary biomarkers

Leaders in Dentistry: A conversation with Dr. David T.W. Wong

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Continued kudos to Dr. Bicuspid and Donna Domino July 7, 2011 — DrBicuspid.com is pleased to present the latest installment of Leaders in Dentistry, a series of interviews with researchers, practitioners, and opinion leaders who are influencing the practice of dentistry. We