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July 22, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

‘Inadequate’ Health Response Leaves 3.5bn With Poor Dental Care

by The Guardian

Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral disease such as mouth cancers. In

June 11, 2019 News News

Poor Oral Health Severely Impacts Training, Athletic Performance, Says FDI

by FDI World Dental Federation

If they want to win, elite and amateur athletes need to make their oral health a top priority. FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) couldn’t agree more. Today the organization released a series of sports dentistry resources for amateur and elite athletes, dentists and sports medicine physicians, and sports

April 4, 2019 News News

Poor Oral Health May Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer Among African American Women

by Boston University School of Medicine

African American women with poor oral health may be more likely to get pancreatic cancer (PC). In the U.S., studies show that African Americans are more likely to get pancreatic cancer than Caucasians. Poor oral health, specifically adult tooth loss

October 29, 2018 News News

Tooth Loss Can Indicate Malnutrition, Rutgers Study Says

by Rutgers University

Older adults are at risk for both impaired oral health and malnutrition, according to a study by Rutgers University researchers. The study, recently published in the Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice, analyzed the health records of 107 community-dwelling

October 23, 2018 News News

Poor Oral Health Linked to Higher Blood Pressure, Worse Blood Pressure Control

by American Heart Association

People with high blood pressure taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. Findings of the analysis, based on

November 18, 2016 News DiseaseNewsOral HealthPublic Health

E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes are Equally Damaging to Oral Health

by News-Medical

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medicine at the UR