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October 19, 2011 News Dental examination

Patients’ attitudes toward screening for medical conditions in a dental setting

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We recently installed the Heart Friendly Dentist USB device by bioAnalytics Inc. to screen patients for BP and pulse rates and shortly, to non-invasively screen them for diabetes.  Picked up this article off the blogosphere – Greenberg, B. L., Kantor,

October 7, 2011 News General News

Stay Hungry; Stay Foolish

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2011-12-12 14:53:40

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

August 7, 2011 News Anaesthesia

History of nitrous oxide

by ken

Takes a minute to get to the heart of the subject matter, but well worth the wait……. Related articles Nitrous oxide and childbirth: Why laughing gas could be coming to a maternity ward near you. (slate.com) Check the ancillary animations

June 21, 2011 News Dental ethicsGeneral NewsPractice management

Heart and Soul – above all else,to thine own self be true – a passion play

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2011-12-12 14:37:53

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 LANAPĀ® protocol for the treatment of gum disease. While the

May 10, 2011 News Stem cell research

Blood vessel cells aid tissue repair

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2011-12-12 14:26:02

March 15, 2011 News Technology

A day made of glass

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Watch “A Day Made of Glass” and take a look at Corning‘s vision for the future with specialty glass at the heart of it……coming to a dental office near you in the next decade…… Related articles The future is touchscreen

March 12, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernment regulations

Guidelines Issued for Antibiotic Prophylaxis With Implanted Heart Devices

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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

March 6, 2011 News Trends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Change – Why are our days numbered and not, say, lettered?

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“Innovation–the heart of the knowledge economy–is fundamentally social.” — Malcolm Gladwell Image via Wikipedia By Benj Edwards from PCMAG.com New technology has been killing off older technology since the dawn of mankind. Thanks to irrepressible human ingenuity, we’re always inventing

February 15, 2011 News Implantology

And what about endodontics – sob………….!!!!!!!

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, standouts in surgical procedures in terms of growth over the next five years are going to be dental implant, facial injectable, optical coherence tomography (OCT) catheter,

February 7, 2011 News General News

New Heart Failure Therapy Proves Most Effective in Women – CRT-D device led to 72% reduction in death among female patients, study found

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MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — A therapy to prevent heart failure is twice as effective in women as in men, a new study finds. It’s the first time that a heart treatment has been shown to offer greater benefit to women, the researchers added.

January 5, 2011 News Oral Surgery

Is Oral Surgery Safe When Taking Blood Thinning Medications

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Posted by Dr. Todd Welch on Jan 5, 2011 in Oral Surgery This questions brings up two important topics: what does warfarin do and what are the consequences for tooth removal or any other oral surgical procedures. Let’s take them

December 2, 2010 News Practice management

Is your practice killing you…..?

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2011-12-12 06:31:57

November 6, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

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

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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

October 18, 2010 News Periodontology

Invasive Dentistry May Raise Short-Term Heart, Stroke Risk

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MONDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) — Invasive dental procedures designed to treat gum inflammation may raise the risk for heart attack and stroke, researchers say. But the increase appears to be slight and short-term, the study team noted. “I don’t