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May 14, 2014 News Dental CareDental industryGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical newsOverall HealthPreventive Dentistry

Green tea and evidence-based care

by Kahaliah Richards

A few months ago, I spoke with an advisor to the Sjogren’s Society of Canada about Prevora and the remarkable results from our 2 randomized, double blinded, placebo controlled, multi-centred trials which were conducted with FDA protocols. This advisor said

May 13, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

What’s on your toothbrush just might surprise you

by Infection Control Today

Most people store their toothbrushes in their bathroom, but did you know your toothbrush is exposed to gastrointestinal microorganisms that may be transferred via a fecal-oral route? Proper handling and maintenance of your toothbrush is important to your overall health.

May 13, 2014 News Dental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsPreventive Dentistry

what is the right context to pre-determinations?

by Kahaliah Richards

We are working with a Partner in Prevention in a community with lots of economic challenges. Recently, yet another factory closed its doors and so the patients are nervous about spending their own dollars on any kind of new service,

May 5, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive Dentistry

Study: Custom-Made Mouthguards Outperform Store-Bought Models in Reducing Athletes’ Risk of Concussion

by PRNewswire-USNewswire

When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child’s risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store. High school football players wearing store-bought, over-the-counter (OTC) mouthguards were more

April 23, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

NFL Greats Turn To Dentists For Sleep Apnea Treatment As A Result Of Pro Player Health Alliance Recent Awareness Efforts

by PRWeb

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy

March 19, 2014 News DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

New Look at Embryonic Teeth Could Prevent Problems Later in Life

by Canadian Light Source

A new 3D imaging technique could help prevent teeth and jaw problems through early intervention by identifying incoming wisdom teeth, crowded teeth, and malocclusion – all before they have time to start. The findings lay the groundwork and could have

March 10, 2014 News Decay assessment and preventionDental CareGeneral NewsMedical newsPreventive DentistryTooth decay

Tooth decay may prohibit growth in children

by Kahaliah Richards

Tooth decay may be even worse than originally thought.Sadly, dental caries (cavities) in young children is commonly untreated. In addition to causing damage and loss of teeth, a new study has found that it can stunt a child’s growth. The

February 28, 2014 News BlogsGeneral DentistryKeeping you guessingMedical newsOverall HealthPeriodontologyPreventive Dentistry

Explaining the importance of scaling to your patients

by Kahaliah Richards

The current issue of Odontology has a report on the role of non-surgical periodontal scaling in controlling inflammatory chemicals (anti-cardiolipin antibodies) in the blood. After 1 to 3 sessions of scaling (as adjusted to the patient’s needs), not only did

February 24, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

VITA Celebrates 90 Years of Innovation


Originally founded in 1924, VITA Zahnfabrik proudly celebrates 90 years of innovation. VITA has had a profound impact on the industry over the last century, with the introduction of materials like ground-breaking shade systems, CAD/CAM  materials and veneering materials. VITA

February 14, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Crosstex International Launches Infection Control Helpline: 1-8558-STERILE

by Crosstex International, Inc.

Crosstex International, Inc., a recognized leader in infection prevention and control products and services, is proud to  announce the launch of 8558-STERILE, a new toll-free Infection Control helpline. The Infection Control helpline was established after several infection control breaches made

February 3, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Have Heart Offering a Day of No-Cost Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

 In celebration of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, registered dental hygienists across Canada are opening their doors on Saturday, February 8, 2014, to provide no-cost preventive dental hygiene services as part of a national campaign. In its sixth consecutive year,

January 30, 2014 News General DentistryOverall HealthPreventive DentistryResearch

Charity welcomes Action on Sugar group

by Kahaliah Richards

A new group formed to tackle and reverse the growing obesity epidemic has been welcomed by the British Dental Health Foundation. Action on Sugar, formed of a number of leading worldwide experts, hopes to educate the public on the dangers

December 18, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

Nonsurgical Treatment for Periodontal Disease May Not Be Enough for Patients with Diabetes

by American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Periodontology encourages dental professionals to continue to provide personalized care for patients with diabetes A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that nonsurgical treatment of periodontal disease does not improve

December 17, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Customer satisfaction and scientific evidence

by Partners in Prevention

For more than 10 years, the dental team has known that the 6-month dental checkup has little evidence that is beneficial for everyone. To add fuel to the fire, a recent study in The Journal of Dental Research, suggests that

PRWeb Group
December 13, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Local Doctor Initiates Program to Transform His Community by Creating a Cavity Free Zone

by PRWeb

Dr. Adam Langan of the Langan Dental Health Center in Norfolk, leads his community to a healthier future. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dental caries (cavities) is an epidemic in the United States; and although

December 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPreventive DentistryPublic Health

World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

by FDI World Dental Federation

A World Day for a global issue: oral health FDI World Dental Federation presents a stylish and memorable new World Oral Health Day logo LISTERINE®, Unilever, Henry Schein and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program become the official global partners for World

December 11, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

“G” Rated Infographic – Age Appropriate for the Whole Family

by PentronStrada.com

From grandmas and corporate execs to high school homecoming queens and kids who just got their training wheels off, at PentronStrada.com, we’ve got tidbits of useful information for you to share with patients of all generations. In fact, we’ve just

American Dental Hygienists' Association
December 9, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

ADHA Supports FTC Comments to CODA on Dental Therapy

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) applauds the recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) action which provided written comments to the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on the proposed standards for dental therapy education programs. Last week, Ann Battrell, ADHA Executive

December 5, 2013 News Dental CareGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsOverall HealthPreventive Dentistry

Five Holiday Treats that May Lead to Ho-Ho-Holes in Your Teeth

by Kahaliah Richards

Delta Dental advises consumers to practice moderation and eat smart during the holiday season. The old adage “too much of a good thing” is never more true than during the holiday season. There tends to be an overabundance of everything

December 5, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

NFL Legends Team Up with Pro Player Health Alliance to Spread Awareness to the Public at Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, New York

by PRWeb

Super Bowl champions and NFL legends join Pro Player Health Alliance to help spread awareness on the deadly disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, today at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, New York at 7:00 PM at a free public event.