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August 2, 2016 News Dental TechnologyImplantologyNewsOral Surgery

New Procedure Requires Less Waiting Time For Dental Implants

by Martin Halle, Daily Mail

Dental surgeons have developed a revolutionary implant procedure using an electrical transmitter to speed up the waiting time before a new tooth can be fitted. Dental implants – a fixed alternative to removable dentures – are fitted in two stages,

August 2, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Coronary Artery Disease Has Been Linked to Root Tip Infections

by News Medical

According to a study carried out at the University of Helsinki, an infection of the root tip of a tooth increases the risk of coronary artery disease, even if the infection is symptomless. Hidden dental root tip infections are very

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareHealth & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Researchers Learning About Microbiomes to Understand Human Health Risks

by Marcene Robinson, University at Buffalo News Center

Five research projects that aim to improve our understanding of the human microbiome have been selected to receive the first round of funding from the University at Buffalo Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM). The projects, together

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dental Remains Leave Historical Information About Ancient People and Their Culture

by Phys Org

Papyrus molders, stone etchings erode, memories wither and histories are rewritten. Teeth remain. Several thousand years from now, our teeth may document our lives more faithfully than any recording technology. Teeth tell the story of Burial 97-Individual 107, as he’s

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsPublic Health

Seniors Are Continuing to Work For Healthcare Benefits

by Poss Perry, Partners in Prevention

An increasing percentage of American seniors are working rather than retiring. A recent report shows that almost 1 in 5 are working full time or part time; this amounts to 9 million Americans. The trend to seniors’ working is a

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPractice OperationsPublic Health

University of Louisville Giving Comprehensive Dental Assistance to HIV Patients

by Julie Heflin, University of Louisville News

Underserved Kentuckians living with HIV/ AIDS can continue to rely on comprehensive oral health care offered through the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, thanks to $2 million in federal funding. The funding has been awarded to the Kentucky Cabinet

July 27, 2016 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyImplantologyNewsProsthodontics

Discover Top 100 Picks in Dental Implants and Prosthetics Manufacturers

by Business Wire

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “World Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 – 2022” report to their offering. Dental implants act as foundation or substitutes for missing teeth that are fitted into

July 27, 2016 News Customer serviceDental CareGeneral DentistryManagementPatient ManagementPractice management

People Buy From People They Trust

by Oral Health

Are you using referrals as one of your most successful practice building strategies? One of your patients has just said great things about you, your office and your team. This is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of one of the

July 26, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

UCLA Program Has Tripled Preventative Dental Visits for Young Children

by Venetia Lai, UCLA Newsroom

An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles, the UCLA–First 5 LA 21st Century Dental Homes Project, has more than tripled preventive dental visits for children from birth to age 5, according to a new policy brief by

July 26, 2016 News Continuing EducationDental CareNews

The Academy of General Dentistry Announces Ontario Fellowship Recipient

by Kapuskasing Times

The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Gravel completed a minimum of 500 hours of dental continuing education,

July 25, 2016 News Dental HygieneOral Health

Barrie hygienist develops way to help autistic patients

by Cheryl Browne, The Barrie Examiner

When Colleen Leduc’s patients enter her room, she dims the fluorescents and hits the sparkly lights switch. As a dental hygienist and a mother of 19-year-old Victoria, her non-verbal autistic daughter, Leduc knows getting people with intellectual disabilities to even

May 17, 2011 News Social networkingTrends in Dental Education

Introducing CheckDent,the Social Network for Dental Health

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May 8, 2011 News General News

Baby bottle use linked to childhood obesity and dental problems

by ken

By Stacey Doyle – HULIQ – May 8, 2011 Childhood development experts suggest weaning a child off the bottle by the age of 12 to 14 months. Temple University researchers agree with this time table, stating the age is “unlikely

April 1, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeriodontics

Dental campaign targets seniors

by ken

from the MontrealGazette.com The Quebec Order of Dentists is launching a publicity campaign aimed at persuading the province’s elderly to take better care of their teeth. Dr. Diane Legault, president of the Order, said the dental health of all Quebecers

March 29, 2011 News General News

Cost is big factor in dental care, survey results show

by ken

Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of adults say the type of dental treatment they chose in the past has been affected by the cost of treatment. And almost a fifth (19 per cent) said that they have delayed

December 8, 2010 News Women in dentistry

Women anxious about dentists – don’t practice in the UK

by ken

Women are twice as likely to suffer extreme anxiety when visiting a dentist compared to men, according to a government survey of dental health. The study found 19% of women suffered extreme anxiety in the waiting room compared to 10%