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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

April 25, 2011 News General NewsSocial networking

ADA sets up a discussion forum for the “peeps”

by ken

The ADA is to provide expert content in response to consumer questions…. CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) has joined forces with Sharecare, a new online resource that invites the public to submit health-related questions and have

March 12, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernment regulations

Guidelines Issued for Antibiotic Prophylaxis With Implanted Heart Devices

by ken

Laird Harrison February 17, 2011 — Dental patients should not take prophylactic antibiotics simply because they have pacemakers or implanted defibrillators, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). Although 2007 guidelines already exclude these patients from

November 6, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

Go green, save mold…. Most patients don’t need antibiotics before dental procedures to prevent infective endocarditis

by ken

American Heart Association scientific statement DALLAS, April 20 – Taking a precautionary antibiotic before a trip to the dentist isn’t necessary for most people, and in fact, might create more harm than good, according to updated recommendations from the American