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January 7, 2020 News News

Treating Oral Disease Could Yield T2DM-Related Cost Savings

by Medical Express

Providing nonsurgical periodontal treatment to patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and periodontitis may significantly reduce tooth loss and diabetes-related microvascular diseases via improved glycemic control, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Diabetes Care. Sung Eun Choi, Ph.D.,

December 7, 2018 News News

Lymph Node Ratio May Predict Who Lives, Dies From Oral Cavity Cancer

by CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Five years after diagnosis, only 40 percent of patients with locally-advanced oral cavity cancer will still be alive. The question is who is likely to live and who is likely to die? The answer to this question could not only

July 10, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPublic Health

“Super-Gonorrhoea” Spreading Due to Unsafe Oral Sex

by Alison Millington, Business Insider

The World Health Organization has warned that cases of untreatable, antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea are on the rise due to unsafe oral sex and a decline in condom use. Data from 77 countries showed that when someone contracts the common sexually-transmitted infection

March 13, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

CDHA Celebrating World Oral Health Day

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On March 20, oral health professionals around the world will celebrate World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.com), a global awareness campaign to highlight the prevalence of oral disease and the importance of preventive care for maintaining good oral and overall health