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Gum disease prevalence surpasses diabetes with nearly
65 million affected

DentistryIQ
With one in every two adults age 30 and older suffering from periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, the American Academy of Periodontology is calling for Americans to Love the Gums You're With and take better care of their gums. Periodontal disease can lead to receding gums, bone damage, loss of teeth, and can increase the risk of other health problems such as heart disease and diabetes.
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Stolen laptops lead to important HIPAA settlements
Inside Dental Assisting
Two entities have paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights $1,975,220 collectively to resolve potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules. These major enforcement actions underscore the significant risk to the security of patient information posed by unencrypted laptop computers and other mobile devices.
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Matching rinses to individuals
RDH
With research linking gingival inflammation to many systemic conditions, it's now more critical than ever to provide patients the information to make informed decisions. Many professionals struggle when recommending a rinse to decrease inflammation as a way to improve patients' oral health without a lot of unwanted side effects. Patients give us the gift of caring for their health; they deserve the very best care we can offer in step with their values and expectations.
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How to make morning huddle meetings more effective
Dental Products Report
Just because you're meeting with your team every day, doesn’t always mean it's accomplishing anything positive. In this video tip, Penny Reed Limoli of Limoli and Associates tells you how to make Morning Huddle meetings more effective.
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The new dental patient experience is also a marketing event
DentistryIQ
Your new patient is in the chair. You may think, "Great! My marketing is now over. I can relax and do dentistry." However, this is short-term thinking. In actuality, the new patient exam provides an optimal opportunity to reinforce your relationship with the patient, educate the patient about the service you offer, and ask the patient for a referral.
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Dental visits can be daunting for autistic children
USC News
Whirring drills may frighten even the most stoic dental patient, but for children with autism, the noises, bright lights and strong scents of a dental office visit can be a profound, if not traumatic, experience.
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Oral health: The gateway to your overall health
News-Medical.net
If the eyes are the windows to your soul, then your mouth is the gateway to your overall health. Research has found a surprising number of links between the state of your oral health and your overall health.
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Should marijuana users be worried that smoking causes oral cancer?
Dentistry IQ
For decades, oral cancer was strictly linked to tobacco and alcohol abuse. However, new cases of oral cancer among nontobacco users have been linked to the HPV virus, best known for its cervical cancer link. A great number of nontobacco users do use marijuana habitually, however, begging the question, Does marijuana use cause oral cancer?
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Oral cancer: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Dental Economics
Lawrence A. Hamburg, DDS, practices cosmetic and restorative dentistry at Hudson Valley Dental Arts, P.C., in LaGrange, N.Y., says: If I may step into my Clint Eastwood shoes, is that in this world there are two kinds of dentists — those who would rather look for cavities and potential crowns than cancer, and those who really care about potentially saving the lives of patients. Fortunately, there are many who fall into the second category.
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Mood stabilizer may prevent oral cancer
Dental Tribune America
Researchers from the U.S. have suggested that the use of valproic acid, a mood-stabilizing drug primarily used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, and prevention of migraine headaches, is associated with a lower risk of developing head and neck cancers. In a study of almost 440,000 veterans, they found that participants who took VPA had a 34 percent decreased risk compared with those who did not take the medication.
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ADA Standards committees announce drafts available for review and comment
American Dental Association
Seven proposed standards in draft status are available for review and comment through June 7. Developed and approved for circulation through the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics and the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Products, the proposed standards span the areas of restorative materials, manual toothbrushes, impression materials, tooth bleaching and digital resources related to dentistry.
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The latest in luxury dental care: $100 chocolate toothpaste
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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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How good oral health could help athletes succeed
Cosmetic Dentistry Guide
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.

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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 non-smokers. 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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3 reasons your practice needs an online marketing 'recare plan'
Dental Economics
As a leader of a successful dental practice, you understand that recare is an essential component to monitoring and maintaining the overall oral health of patients. You are well aware that numerous factors, from personal oral care habits to genetics, impact a patient's oral health. This makes recare a necessity. You also realize that skipping recare appointments introduces a risk and can be detrimental to the oral and physical health of your patients.
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Looking to share your dental assisting expertise?
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In an effort to enhance the overall content of ADAA 24/7, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of ADAA, your knowledge of the dental assisting industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics.
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