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February 5, 2016 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

CDC Estimate: High Periodontal Disease Prevalence Found Among Southern U.S. States

by The American Academy of Periodontology

Highest Incidence Found in New Mexico, Hawaii: New Data Emphasizes Need for Oral Health Literacy, Access to Care in Largely Affected Regions The study, entitled “Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States,” also indicates high prevalence

January 4, 2016 News DentalDentistryPeriodontics

Gum disease linked to increased risk of asthma

by Oral Health

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes the airways to constrict and produce excess mucus, making breathing difficult. It is characterized by the obstruction of airflow which is variable over a short period of time. This condition is reversible,

November 19, 2015 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Appointments from AAP’s 101st Annual Meeting

by American Academy of Periodontology

The American Academy of Periodontology’s 101st Annual Meeting was full of major announcements as a newly appointed President and Academy members were announced, and several awards were issued to members for significant contributions to the periodontology specialty.  To review these major

November 9, 2015 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Periodontitis as a risk factor of Atherosclerosis

by https://www.oralhealthgroup.com/MktgImages/AsnanPortal-image/201511100832100sjvfcc454rgkv0454qkib545.pngAsnan Portal Team

Atherosclerosis is defined as arterial walls becoming clogged up with fats, cholesterol and other substances, this build-up, forms plaques that can burst and trigger a blood clot. Periodontitis is a common, progressive disease that affects the supporting structures of the

October 1, 2015 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Controlling Excess Cement During the Process of Intra-Oral Prosthesis Cementation: Overcoming the Gingival Effects

by Emil L.A. Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Implant treatment has greatly improved the level of care we can offer our patients. According to Misch 2015, many implant retained prosthetics are being installed by a means of intra-oral cementation. 1 The other main fixed prosthesis installation process is

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine

by Dr. Peter Birek

The other day my son called me and said: “Dad I remember what I wanted to give you for your recent birthday.” Yes – I had one of those birthdays you want to ignore but your loved ones refuse to

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

78th Annual Winter Clinic

by Oral Health Group

The 78th Annual Winter Clinic will take place on November 6th, 2015, at the Toronto Sheraton Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto. The Winter Clinic is the largest one-day comprehensive dental meeting in North America, where dental professionals come

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

A Cup of Green Tea for Periodontal Health?

by Wendy E. Ward, Professor & Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University

When did you last have a cup of tea? Besides water, tea is the most commonly consumed beverage worldwide. In Canada, tea is increasingly popular among younger age groups. Specialty tea – tea that is not a typical black tea

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Suturing in Medicine and Dentistry

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), Certified Specialist in Periodontics

There is a fuzzy line between surgery in the mouth and the rest of the body. Many principles are the same, however, there are certain elements of suturing that we can take from medicine and apply to dentistry providing a

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Addressing the Inflammatory Response in Periodontal and Related Systemic Disease

by Timothy Donley, DDS, MSD; Jo-Anne Jones, RDH; Lorne M. Golub, DMD, MSc, MD (Honorary); Ying Gu, DDS, PhD; Maria Emanuel Ryan, DDS, PhD

Periodontal disease is among the most common inflammatory diseases and the major cause of tooth loss in adults. For years, the etiology of periodontal disease was thought to be bacterial plaque currently known as the microbial biofilm. Accordingly, therapy was

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Suturing in Medicine and Dentistry

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), Certified Specialist in Periodontics

There is a fuzzy line between surgery in the mouth and the rest of the body. Many principles are the same, however, there are certain elements of suturing that we can take from medicine and apply to dentistry providing a

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Addressing the Inflammatory Response in Periodontal and Related Systemic Disease

by Timothy Donley, DDS, MSD; Jo-Anne Jones, RDH; Lorne M. Golub, DMD, MSc, MD (Honorary); Ying Gu, DDS, PhD; Maria Emanuel Ryan, DDS, PhD

Periodontal disease is among the most common inflammatory diseases and the major cause of tooth loss in adults. For years, the etiology of periodontal disease was thought to be bacterial plaque currently known as the microbial biofilm. Accordingly, therapy was

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

78th Annual Winter Clinic

by Oral Health Group

The 78th Annual Winter Clinic will take place on November 6th, 2015, at the Toronto Sheraton Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto. The Winter Clinic is the largest one-day comprehensive dental meeting in North America, where dental professionals come

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

A Cup of Green Tea for Periodontal Health?

by Wendy E. Ward, Professor & Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University

When did you last have a cup of tea? Besides water, tea is the most commonly consumed beverage worldwide. In Canada, tea is increasingly popular among younger age groups. Specialty tea – tea that is not a typical black tea

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine

by Dr. Peter Birek

The other day my son called me and said: “Dad I remember what I wanted to give you for your recent birthday.” Yes – I had one of those birthdays you want to ignore but your loved ones refuse to

August 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

2015 Oral Implantology and Laser Perio Congress

by Oral Health

Join us for a world-class educational conference focusing on the most current research and clinical applications relating to your implant practice success, presented by an internationally renowned faculty of leaders. Experience hands-on equipment lab with the most advanced products, plus

July 16, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyImplantologyOral HealthPeriodontics

This month’s clinical tip from Perio-Implant Advisory:’Help! My implant fell out!’

by Scott Froum, DDS

This is an actual text message I received from a patient: I am freaking out, Dr. Froum; the implant you put in my mouth fell out two weeks ago … fell out … and I am on a cruise. What

July 3, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

American Academy of Periodontology: More Than a Quarter of US Adults are Dishonest with Dentists about Flossing Habits

by American Academy of Periodontology

National survey reveals there’s room for improvement to educate Americans on gum disease, which affects one in every two adults over age 30 As part of its national “Love the Gums You’re With” campaign, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

February 19, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

AAP: Periodontal Disease Most Prevalent Among Ethnic Minorities

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

New Data from the CDC Reinforce High Rates in Hispanic, Black, and Asian Adults in the US   Sixty-three percent of Hispanic adults in the United States has periodontitis, an advanced form of periodontal disease. This finding comes from an updated

January 21, 2015 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology to Host Technology-focused Conference in Chicago

by American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)

Dental team collaboration, shared learning are among event highlights The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 2015. This year’s theme, “Embracing Technology to Enhance Your Clinical Practice,” will