Are you responsible for handling the insurance and billing in your office? If so, I bet you are one busy person. Not only do you process every claim and make sure you have every detail correct so the claims go out successfully, but then you also turn around to enter the...
Healthy gums are a sign of good oral hygiene. But there can be times when your gums are inflamed and sore, which can indicate oral health problems. Bleeding gums are usually caused by inadequate plaque removal that causes gums to get inflamed and irritated causing gingivitis.
A new ADA Health Policy Institute study finds a "statistically significant association" between periodontal intervention and lower health care costs among people newly diagnosed with diabetes. In an article published Jan. 22 online in...
Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Dentistry will explore the feasibility of using electronic dental records data for clinical research. The study is thanks to a $1.2 million,...
Are you destroying your pearly whites without realizing it? You might be doing permanent damage if you're a nail biter or using your teeth to rip off the price tag from that new dress. Stop and heed this advice: "Brush your teeth twice daily, floss daily, regularly visit...
A new study from the Forsyth Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory provides a detailed look at how the microbes in the mouth coexist. Using a novel fluorescence imaging technique and DNA sequencing, the scientists have created a high-resolution map of the bacteria...
There's no question of the impact and importance of solid training on job performance and success, regardless of your profession. From fast food and retail to information technology and professional sports, proper training sets parameters and expectations for the job and...
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