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New study reveals widespread support for rapid HIV testing in dental surgeries
Medical News Today
More than 80 per cent of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which could help reduce the spread of the HIV according to a groundbreaking study revealed at a Sydney University HIV Testing Symposium.
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Perinatal oral health discussion and research continues: Here are some of the latest finds
Dentistry IQ
The link between the oral cavity and the rest of the body continues to be explored. A Summary of the 2013 Michigan Perinatal Oral Health Conference, August 2013, is now available. While this document was created for Michigan, most of the information is applicable to any state. About 70 people representing medical/dental health professionals, local, state, and federal government agencies, advocacy groups, and academia attended the Michigan perinatal conference. Like in other states, there is a need for more data on perinatal oral health and perinatal oral health care in Michigan.
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Understanding tooth decay
Silver Screen Dental
Tooth decay happens whenever your tooth enamel (the hard outer part of your teeth) is damaged. This is something that anyone can be inflicted with because plaque (a sticky film of bacteria) is constantly forming on your teeth. Whenever you eat or drink sugary food, the plaque will produce acid that will then attack your tooth enamel.
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Human Resources for Dental Offices: Can employee resign and then change her mind?
Dentistry IQ
One of our employees submitted a resignation letter but then changed her mind. She isn’t a good employee, but we let her rescind the letter because we thought we’d be on shaky legal ground. Could we have held her to it?
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9 mistakes you can make brushing your teeth
Yahoo.com
Brushing your teeth: It's something you (should) do twice a day, every day. But it's not as a simple as just scrubbing and rinsing. Timothy Chase, D.M.D., a New York City-based cosmetic dentist, says these are the flubs most people make:

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Shifts in the composition of the oral microbiome may be promoters or causes of oral cancer
Medical News Today
Each year, approximately 22,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer. The five-year survival rate of 40% in the U.S. is one of the lowest of the major cancers, and it has not improved in the past 40 years. More people die each year in the U.S. from oral cancer than from melanoma, cervical, or ovarian cancer.

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Dental assisting schools are the first rung on the ladder to promoting professionalism
Dental Assistant
In school, we are taught there are nine dental specialists; Pediatric Dentists, Orthodontists, Endodontists, Periodontists, Prosthodontists, Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. During our externship, we were encouraged to visit as many of the specialty offices we could as well as the general dentist.

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How P. gingivalis causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels
Medical News Today
 Chronic oral infection with the periodontal disease pathogen, Porphyromonas gingivalis, not only causes local inflammation of the gums leading to tooth loss but also is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis. A study published in PLOS Pathogens now reveals how the pathogen evades the immune system to induce inflammation beyond the oral cavity.
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These kids are excited to visit the dentist
Boston Globe
When was the last time you went to the dentist? Ummm … was it when you lived with your parents? Consider yourself lucky if that's the case. Tooth decay is the single most common childhood disease, according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Especially during recession, families increasingly cut back on "unnecessary" expenses.
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