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Treating Oral Disease Could Yield T2DM-Related Cost Savings

by Medical Express

Providing nonsurgical periodontal treatment to patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and periodontitis may significantly reduce tooth loss and diabetes-related microvascular diseases via improved glycemic control, according to a study published online Dec. 27 in Diabetes Care. Sung Eun Choi, Ph.D.,

December 7, 2018 News News

Lymph Node Ratio May Predict Who Lives, Dies From Oral Cavity Cancer

by CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Five years after diagnosis, only 40 percent of patients with locally-advanced oral cavity cancer will still be alive. The question is who is likely to live and who is likely to die? The answer to this question could not only

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“Super-Gonorrhoea” Spreading Due to Unsafe Oral Sex

by Alison Millington, Business Insider

The World Health Organization has warned that cases of untreatable, antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea are on the rise due to unsafe oral sex and a decline in condom use. Data from 77 countries showed that when someone contracts the common sexually-transmitted infection

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