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August 21, 2014 News Customer serviceGeneral DentistryKeeping you guessingMedical newsOverall HealthResearchSystemic links

Ever wonder what dental services consumers search for? FAIR Health offers an analysis

by Kahaliah Richards

Prophylaxis. Root canal. Periodic evaluation, or porcelain/ceramic crowns. While these are basically part of a second language to dental professionals, consumers want to know more about what procedures are available to them, and how much these services are going to

April 5, 2012 News ClinicalSystemic links

Detection of Type 2 Diabetes via Noninvasive Skin Fluorescence: Method Comparison

by ken

For Dentists – this is something that requires intense review and significant consideration and implementation…… http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/skin-fluorescence-clinical-validation-in-an-at-risk-cohort-25-oct11-final http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/pr-pear-082311 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/pr-ce-mark072711 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/2-page-brochure-dr-200318 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/canada-licence-042611 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/detection-of-type-2-diabetes-via-noninvasive-skin-fluorescence-method-comparison-21-jun11

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

January 31, 2012 News General NewsSystemic linksWellness

Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk

by ken

SUNDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) — People whose systolic blood pressure — the upper number in their reading — is different in their left and right arms may be suffering from a vascular disease that could increase their risk of

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 8, 2012 News Systemic linksWomen in dentistry

Typical Oral Health Problems For Women

by ken

From My Dental Health Companion  Very often there is a direct correlation between a woman’s oral health and an underlying medical condition she may be experiencing. Below is some of the more common examples of this type of health issue.

January 8, 2012 News Medical newsSystemic linksWellness

Dentists Could Screen 20 Million Americans For Chronic Physical Illnesses

by ken

From Marty Jablow, DMD – Dental News and Technology Nearly 20 million Americans annually visit a dentist but not a general healthcare provider, according to an NYU study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study, conducted by a

December 29, 2011 News Systemic links

Stop worrying or you’ll make yourself sick!

by ken

Dr. Robert Adler was an experimental psychologist who was among the first scientists to show how mental processes influence the body’s immune system. Sadly, he passed away on Tuesday, December the 27th. His legacy however, looms large. Whether it is

December 21, 2011 News PharmacotherapeuticsSystemic links

Studies Suggest an Acetaminophen-Asthma Link

by ken

The sharp worldwide increase in childhood asthma over the past 30 years has long perplexed researchers, who have considered explanations as varied as improved hygiene and immunizations. Over the last decade, however, a new idea has emerged. The asthma epidemic

December 15, 2011 News Systemic links

We finally have Word Press – bare (sp?) with the learning curve!!!

by ken

Anaerobe. 2010 Dec;16(6):629-32. Epub 2010 Sep 8. Presence of periodontopathic bacteria in coronary arteries from patients with chronic periodontitis Marcelino SL, Gaetti-Jardim E Jr, Nakano V, Canônico LA, Nunes FD, Lotufo RF, Pustiglioni FE, Romito GA, Avila-Campos MJ. Source Department

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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

October 3, 2011 News Systemic links

Oral Health Of Diabetes Patients Closely Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer Risk

by ken

From Medical News Today, October 3, 2011 According to researchers in the report “Oral health awareness in adult patients with diabetes: a questionnaire study”, published in the latest issue of the British Dental Journal (BDJ), several individuals who suffer with

June 14, 2011 News Systemic links

Dentists can help ID patients with undiagnosed diabetes

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid Staff – they’re amazing – June 13, 2011 Dentists can help identify patients with diabetes or prediabetes who are unaware of their condition, according to researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (Journal of Dental

June 14, 2011 News Community outreachSystemic links

Hawkesbury hospital opens dental clinic for low-income kids

by ken

From Ari Altstedter – The Ottawa Citizen – June 13, 2011 OTTAWA — Heart disease, arthritis, kidney failure: A growing body of research suggests that poor dental health is linked to all of these problems. So, in the face of 

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 26, 2011 News Systemic links

Aetna Analysis Provides Proof That Dental Medical Integration Program Helps People With Chronic Conditions Take Better Care Of Their Teeth And Gums

by ken

From Medical News Today Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced the results of an analysis of the Aetna Dental Medical Integration (DMI) program. Since 2007, over 930,000 people participated in the DMI program and Aetna sent 652,000 educational mailings. In addition,

May 23, 2011 News PathologySystemic links

Vertex hepatitis C drug OK’d,promising more cures

by ken

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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

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

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

by ken

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

by ken

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