News tagged with dental

Popular cosmetic fix may threaten bone density

An off-label use of Botox has been found to be effective in relieving temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction syndrome and associated myofascial pain. But an oral radiologist at UConn Health is concerned that the short-term ...

Dec 17, 2014
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Oral health improves via education

Better integration with primary health care, community outreach programs and culturally appropriate family and community programs could improve Indigenous dental health in Western Australia, research suggests.

Nov 25, 2014
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Pediatricians should be involved in oral health care

(HealthDay)—Pediatricians should perform oral health assessments and help maintain and restore oral health for the youngest children, according to a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published ...

Nov 24, 2014
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Preventing needless dental emergencies

The number of patients hospitalized for dental infections that could have been prevented with regular care or in-office root canals rose nearly 42 percent from 2000 to 2008, according to a first-of-its-kind study. In contrast, ...

Nov 10, 2014
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