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Researchers Find Impact of Seemingly Harmless Bacteria on Oral Health

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Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome. The research, led by Jason Kay, PhD, assistant professor

January 24, 2012 News Decay assessment and prevention

Dried Licorice Root Fights Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

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From WebDental – Dr. Carey Feuerman – January 14, 2012 Scientists are reporting identification of two substances in licorice — used extensively in Chinese traditional medicine — that kill the major bacteria responsible for tooth decay and gum disease, the

October 3, 2011 News Systemic links

Oral Health Of Diabetes Patients Closely Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer Risk

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From Medical News Today, October 3, 2011 According to researchers in the report “Oral health awareness in adult patients with diabetes: a questionnaire study”, published in the latest issue of the British Dental Journal (BDJ), several individuals who suffer with

September 13, 2011 News General News

Intranasal Insulin Promising for MCI, Alzheimer’s Disease

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From Medscape News Today – by Megan Brooks September 13, 2011 — In a pilot study, a nasal spray form of insulin, used daily for 4 months, stabilized or improved cognition, function, and cerebral glucose metabolism in adults with amnestic

September 10, 2011 News Periodontology

Gum Disease Can Increase the Time It Takes to Become Pregnant

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From Science Daily Professor Roger Hart told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology that the negative effect of gum disease on conception was of the same order of magnitude as the effect of obesity.

June 14, 2011 News Laser DentistryNew TechnologiesPeriodontology

University-Based Laser Gum Disease Treatment — Multi-Centered Clinical Study With Laser Technology at the Heart of Study Objectives

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MarketWire – June 13, 2011 The University of Colorado,University of Maryland, and University of Louisville are the academic cornerstones of a multi-centered study to further document the clinical success of the LANAP® protocol for the treatment of gum disease. While the

May 27, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental research

New Cavity Causing Bacteria in Early Childhood Caries Condition

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Ah Strep. Mutans – we hardly knew yee From Worldental.org According to researchers from Boston the primary culprit in EEC (Early Childhood Carries) is the bacterium called Streptococcus mutans. However, they have also identified a new species of bacteria that

May 3, 2011 News General NewsPathology

Biofilm’s Role in Creating Persistent Disease for Millions

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PRWeb – Woburn, MA What do hospital infections, sinusitis, periodontal disease,middle ear infections,tonsillitis, COPD, diabetic foot wounds, osteomyelitis and cystic fibrosis have in common? The answer is deceptively simple: the persistence of these chronic conditions originates from slimy bacterial biofilms

April 27, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsPathologySystemic linksTrends in Dentistry

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

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Science gets partial answers slowly – Margaret Scarlett – April 18, 2011 from Medscape Connect In these changing times with technology always changing, I’m reminded of a saying from a colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

April 18, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeneral News

If You Want To Keep Smiling Through Menopause – Get More Dental Checkups!

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By Anna Rushton – April 18, 2011 – from Bioidentical Oral Health There’s a lot of attention paid now to the whiteness of our teeth and how brilliant our smile is and frankly false teeth are not something anyone willingly

April 13, 2011 News Pathology

Penn Dental Medicine’s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk April 16

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From the April 12, 2011, Volume 57, No. 29 of the Penn Alamnac Penn Dental Medicine students are partnering with the national Oral Cancer Foundation to present Philadelphia‘s 3rd Annual Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 16, to recognize Oral Cancer

April 10, 2011 News Systemic links

Strokes – Gum Disease More Harmful Than Diabetes

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From Medical News Today New research suggests that gum disease carries a higher risk of causing a stroke thandiabetes, and its impact is nearly the equivalent of high blood pressure as a major cause of strokes.  High blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes (diabetes mellitus) are widely

March 25, 2011 News General NewsGeriodontics

Almost 15 Million Americans Now Caring for Loved One With Alzheimer’s

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By Madonna BehenHealthDay Reporter – Tue Mar 15,11:48 pm ET TUESDAY,March 15 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 15 million Americans are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, and the number is rising, according to a report released Tuesday. “People with Alzheimer’s who are

March 12, 2011 News Preventive Dentistry

New Insight on Childhood Dental Disease Revealed by Forsyth Team Read more: New Insight on Childhood Dental Disease Revealed by Forsyth Team

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by Kathy Jones on  March 01, 2011 A significant discovery about the nature of childhood dental disease has been made by researchers at The Forsyth Institute. The scientific studies led by Anne Tanner, BDS, Ph.D., identified a new pathogen connected to

February 13, 2011 News Implantology

Journal of Dental Research releases large studies on osteonecrosis of the jaw

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February 11, 2011 Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a debilitating bone condition that affects the jaws and occurs as a result of reduced local blood supply to the bone. The literature in this area has been severely limited since

February 8, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice managementPreventive Dentistry

Have You Analyzed Your Hygiene Department Lately?

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by Debbie Seidel-Bittke The dental hygiene department is one of the biggest parts of every successful dental practice! Many dental practices have dental hygiene departments that do not produce at least 30% of the total office production. Why does this occur?

February 5, 2011 News Periodontology

The link between breast cancer and periodontal disease

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First click on link…  http://scottsdalelasergumtreatment.blogspot.com/2010/11/breast-cancer-and-gum-disease-link.html It is a well-known fact that oral hygiene relates directly to one’s overall health. Of the bacteria that thrives in the mouth, certain strains that cause periodontal disease have also been linked with pneumonia, prostate

February 2, 2011 News Periodontology

You can huff and puff and blooooooow away periodontal disease

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From EMS Electro Medical Systems – Dental Tribune International Subgingival application of the Air-Flow Method is said to allow for smooth and efficient removal of bacteria in the periodontal pocket. Biofilm is a dirty word. Thousands of bacteria strains deep

December 4, 2010 News Decay assessment and prevention

Breakthrough in dental plaque research

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December 2, 2010 News Pathology

The Increasing Threat of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

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Luke F. Chen, MBBS, MPH, CIC, FRACP: Hello. My name is Luke Chen. I’m from the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health at Duke University [Durham, North Carolina]. Today we are talking about the evolving epidemiology and increasing threat