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Tooth loss more prevalent in adults with chronic disease

(HealthDay)—Adults with severe chronic disease or with fair or poor general health have a higher prevalence of edentulism and severe tooth loss, according to research published in the May 29 issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Dentistry

Virus lockdown forces Brits to become own dentists

When Dominic Price's dentist told him in late March to replace a lost filling himself, the Briton was left in disbelief.

Dentistry

Dental care and oral health under the clouds of COVID-19

JDR Clinical & Translational Research has published an invited commentary by researchers at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, N.Y., USA on dental care and the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), ...

Dentistry

Improving the treatment of periodontitis

For the first time, researchers from Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that a unicellular parasite commonly found in the mouth plays a role in both severe tissue inflammation and tissue destruction. Most patients ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When should you go to the dentist during COVID-19's spread?

Routine dental procedures are important to overall health. But with the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, the novel coronavirus, the American Dental Association is recommending postponing elective dental procedures.