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Should you brush your teeth before or after eating breakfast?

Who even cares about Yanny and Laurel? That is so last week. For dentists, a more important either/or debate centers on whether people should brush their teeth before or after breakfast. No, really. It turns out the order in which we perform...

source: Tammy Adams
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The American Dental Association recommends dentists conduct routine visual and tactile examinations for oral and oropharyngeal cancer for all patients, according to a resolution passed by the ADA House of Delegates on September 9....

source: ADA News

There has been a surge in data breaches at companies from virtually every sector during the past few years. Practically every week, the news media reports new breaches that seem to be increasing in scope and severity. This pattern is very...

source: Dentistry IQ

As nice as it would be, most patients don't agree to treatment as soon as the treatment coordinator finishes a case presentation — even if the coordinator spent a lot of time going over the benefits of treatment and the possible consequences of putting off care. Most...

source: Dr. Bicuspid

October is both National Dental Hygiene Month and the 100th anniversary of the dental hygiene program at the University of Minnesota. Priscilla Flynn with the School of Dentistry explains the importance of starting healthy dental hygiene habits at a young age.

source: University of Minnesota News

A recent study found a link between periodontal (gum) disease and a 14% increase in cancer among older women, and a 12% increase in women that have never smoked. The study followed more than 73,000 post-menopausal women enrolled in the ongoing Women’s Health Initiative...

source: Cape May County Herald

More and more evidence points to the notion that gum disease increases the risk of other health conditions, including hypertension. A new review of the literature now argues that the more severe the form of gum disease, the higher the risk of hypertension. According to the...

source: The Guardian


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