News tagged with dentistry
(HealthDay)—Manifestation of dental erosion caused by illicit drug use or excessive soda consumption needs to be distinguished from dental caries, according to case studies published in the March/April ...
Dentistry May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), indicates that the use of a germ-killing mouthrinse in addition to reg ...
Dentistry Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
A new research report published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows how the bacteria known for causing gum disease—Porphyromonas gingivalis—manipulates the body's immune system to disable normal processes that would ot ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research led by Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry suggests that the cognitive test used in Alzheimer's drug trials is flawed.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study.
Dentistry Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- On grocery store shelves and kitchen counters alike, bottled water has become a staple of the American dietary landscape.
Dentistry Aug 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2
Around one in two middle-aged Austrians suffers from periodontitis, a disease that can lead to irreversible damage of the periodontium and, as a result, increase the risk of secondary complications such as ...
Dentistry Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- If you've been to the dentist with your children recently, you may have noticed that things have changed since you were a kid.
Dentistry May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Research carried out at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, has concluded that it would be a safe and cost-effective strategy to screen people with type 2 diabetes who have not yet ...
Diabetes May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In January a research team from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry reported the first systematic review of findings related to the risk factors associated with a difference in blood pressure between arms.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a controversial chemical widely used in the plastics industry. A new study followed people over a 10-year time period and shows that healthy people with higher urine concentrations of BPA were more likely ...
Cardiology Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Official assessments of a doctor's professionalism should be considered carefully before being accepted due to the tendency for some doctors to receive lower scores than others, and the tendency of some groups of patient ...
Other Oct 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health. Doctors who practice dentistry are known as dentists. The dentist's supporting team – which includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and dental therapists – aids in providing oral health services.
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