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(HealthDay) -- Men with severe gum disease, known as periodontitis, are at greater risk for impotence, according to a new study that finds young men and the elderly at particular risk.
Dentistry May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Millions of Americans are affected by painful jaw problems known as TMD, temporomandibular disorders, but predicting who is at risk has been extremely difficult.
Medical research Nov 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 2007, the death of 12-year-old Deamonte Driver from untreated tooth decay exposed the need for better dental care in Maryland families with limited resources. However, the problem ranges beyond a single ...
Health May 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two dentists-turned-entrepreneurs say they're part of the most revolutionary development in children's dental care "since fluoride."
Dentistry Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Child care center regulations in most states don't uphold the health standards set by the nation's leading pediatricians' group, missing opportunities to prevent tooth decay and obesity among millions of ...
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A comprehensive study using electronic dental records to profile the oral health status of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) has concluded that access to specialized dental care alone is not sufficient ...
Dentistry Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Since 1964, the disparity between black and white children's dental care has narrowed dramatically, a new study finds.
Dentistry Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Only about one-third of U.S. children on Medicaid receives dental care in a single year, and how often these kids see a dentist depends on where they live, a new study finds.
Dentistry Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- More than one in every five Americans has untreated cavities, a new government report shows.
Dentistry May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
From liposuction in Athens to an eye operation in Dubai, the lucrative market in medical tourism is on the up, tempting ever more countries to look for ways to profit from foreign patient care.
Health May 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- More Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dental problems - a choice that often costs 10 times more than preventive care and offers far fewer treatment options than a dentist's office, according ...
Dentistry Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Tooth decay is the most chronic disease among children. In one year, more than 51 million hours of school is missed because of tooth decay or other dental-related illness. And even when ...
Health May 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new report assessing the economic viability of services provided by practicing midlevel dental providers in the U.S. shows that they are expanding preventive dental care to people who need it most: children and those who ...
Dentistry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Benefits, challenges of making health care safer and better: Study reviews a national initiative to 'retool'
Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions together in the classroom and clinical settings, and measuring ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A partnership between a New York City dental school and a local foster care agency has provided consistent dental care to more than 650 children, and may serve as a model for other dental school program curriculums. The success ...
Pediatrics Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0