News tagged with dentists
Some dental patients are having unnecessary, expensive and aggressive restorative treatment for minor cosmetic problems because porcelain crowns and veneers are being overused, warns a leading dentist in Julys edition ...
Health Jul 05, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0
Thousands of people die needlessly each year in developing countries from oral cancers that could have been detected early with regular dental checkups. But with fewer than one dentist per 100,000 people in ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Children who receive dental fillings made from the controversial plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) could undergo small but long-term changes in their behavior, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In childhood, rituals like regular schedules for meal, bath, and bed times are a healthy part of behavioral development. But combined with oral and tactile sensitivities, such as discomfort at the dentist or irritation caused ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 27, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The Obama administration turned a bright spotlight on prescription painkiller abuse in April when the Office of National Drug Control Policy released a national action plan and a statement from Vice President Joe Biden. With ...
Medications Jul 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 |
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
Professional tooth scaling was associated with fewer heart attacks and strokes in a study (Abstract 17704) from Taiwan presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011.
Dentistry Nov 13, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3
A dentist, also known as a 'dental surgeon', is a doctor that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity. The dentist's supporting team aides in providing oral health services. The dental team includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and in some states, dental therapists.
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