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May 24, 2018 News News

Oral, Gastric Bacteria May Help Pinpoint Stomach Cancer

by Diana Swift, Medpage Today

Microbial markers could prove useful for diagnosing stomach cancer and its precursors earlier and less invasively, according to a study that identified stomach and oral bacteria that may be involved in gastric tumorigenesis. There were negative changes in microbial composition

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May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Gap in Dentists Performing Health Assessments Caused By…

by Oral Health

A recent trending topic in dentistry has seen dental professionals promoting oral health’s direct effects on patients’ overall health. This is seen in campaigns, days of recognition and association messages, but it’s also become apparent for patients during their dental

March 12, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

2018 World Oral Health Day: “Think Mouth, Think Health”

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On March 20, Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.org).  Using the theme “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health,” this public awareness campaign highlights the important connection between oral and overall health. 

March 12, 2018 News NewsOral & Systemic Health

Dental, Nursing Students Work On Clinical Skills for Oral, Systemic Health

by Indiana University

Indiana University School of Dentistry and IU School of Nursing students at IUPUI are learning clinical skills together through a newly developed experiential interprofessional education and practice program. Under the program, fourth-year dental students and final-year family and pediatric nurse