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RESEARCH AND SCIENCE
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Study: Periodontal disease associated with cardiovascular risk
Medical News Today
Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease were common in this patient group and associated with numerous cardiovascular and socioeconomic risk factors.
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Smoking places psoriasis patients at risk of severe periodontal disease
Dental Tribune
New research has suggested that psoriasis patients who smoke are at a dramatically higher risk of developing severe periodontal disease than are psoriasis-free nonsmokers. Evidence of the connection between the two diseases has already been established, but this is the first study to consider smoking as a possible permissive factor.
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New method isolates immune cells for researchers to study how they ward off oral diseases
Newswise
Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation.
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Study suggests older adults with few teeth may have lower cognitive function
Dental Tribune
The findings of a new study, which was recently presented at the Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Association of Dental Research, suggest that the decline of cognitive function in octogenarians is related to tactile and taste perceptions. The researchers found that participants with more natural teeth performed better in oral perception tests.
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CLINICAL INFORMATION


Regenerative periodontal therapy: A focus on periodontal maintenance
RDH
Regenerative surgical procedures have long been regarded as an appropriate method for attempting to restore lost periodontal structure and functional attachment through the regeneration of cementum, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. Many studies point to the importance of plaque control and routine maintenance (supportive therapy) in the long-term success of sites treated with regenerative techniques.
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DENTAL INDUSTRY NEWS
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New documentary about fighting the 'world's largest cavity' (the one in our healthcare system)
DentistryIQ
"Say Ahh" is a new documentary film that is the brainchild of Dr. Gary Kadi, the chairman of Partners in Complete Health, the organization behind the film. "Say Ahhh" is the first film about oral health, and how it truly affects healthcare in America. It presents the story that the answer to America's health problems is right under our noses, right inside our mouths, and it showcases the unsung heroes of the medical industry: dentists and dental teams.
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Dual anesthetics preferred by most US dentist anesthesiologists
Surgical Restorative
Anesthesia is commonly used by dentists when they want to ensure young patients remain calm during an operation and feel as little pain as possible afterward. Dentist anesthesiologists may use either general or local anesthesia, but some choose to use both with children, despite conflicting research on the combined approach.
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How good oral health could help athletes succeed
Cosmetic Dentistry Guide
Dentists believe that good oral health could help elite athletes to perform better. Experts speaking at the Oral Health and Performance in Sport conference, which was held in London, believe that good oral health improves sporting performance because oral health issues affect an athlete's ability to train and perform at the highest level. Dentists believe that good oral health could make the difference between losing and winning, as many sporting achievements boil down to extremely small margins.
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Study: Periodontal disease associated with cardiovascular risk
Medical News Today
Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease were common in this patient group and associated with numerous cardiovascular and socioeconomic risk factors.

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How dental professionals can respond to 'oil pulling' patients
DentistryIQ
Although the literature on oil pulling has increased substantially in Western countries in recent years, there is still much confusion among dental professionals about the proper response to a patient who has adopted this alternative therapy.

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Mouthwash overuse may lead to oral cancer: Alcohol content raises risk of carcinogens in mouth lining
Medical Daily
Whether we're pressed for time in the morning, afternoon, in between snacks or in the evening, many of us may reach for the mouthwash when toothpaste or dental floss is nowhere in sight. Although this provides a quick fix to combat bad breath and lingering germs, frequently replacing mouthwash with toothpaste and dental floss could become a deadly habit that we need to spit out.

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The latest in luxury dental care: $100 chocolate toothpaste
Fox News
Who says eating chocolate will rot your teeth? Luxury dental care firm Theodent has a line of toothpastes that contain a patented substance derived from the cacao plant, Food Beast reports.
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Victim's family is raising money for dental implants after brutal attack
WEWS-TV
The family of a Cleveland teen who was assaulted on his way home from school in March is asking for help to restore the teen's vibrant smile. "Cornelius had the most beautiful smile, and I would like to see him like that again," said Angela Jamison-Atkinson, Cornelius Love's mother. Love said he was attacked by at least six teens near Superior Avenue and Ansel Road. They broke his jaw in two spots and knocked out his two front teeth.
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Leamington, England, dentist's brush can help cure gum disease in under seven days
Warwick Courier
A Leamington, England, dentist has invented a brush which can help to cure a chronic form of gum disease in less than a week. Dr. Hani Mostafa, of Dentistry at the Gallery in Leicester Street, had an independent study of his Gumsaver Gumbrush carried out on a patient with periodontal disease at the International Sharm El Sheikh Hospital in Egypt and this method of treatment proved to be fast and effective.
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What the health of your teeth and gums has to do with the health of your heart
The Huffington Post
A new study provides further evidence of the link between oral health and heart health. Researchers found an association between periodontal disease, including gum bleeding and tooth loss, and heart risk factors, including large waist circumference and high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
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