The International Journal of Dental Hygiene recently released an article, “Success of non‐surgical periodontal therapy in adult periodontitis patients‐a retrospective analysis,” that studied adult patients who had undergone periodontal treatment.
Tooth be told, there’s a lot of potential misunderstandings when it comes to dental treatment and proper dental care which fuels the lack of excitement when you see an upcoming dental appointment on your calendar. And while its true that going to the dentist isn’t all fun and games, knowing the truth behind certain myths will certainly help your chances of maintaining good oral health.
August 20, 2019 — Patients diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia have significantly worse periodontal conditions and poorer oral health-related quality of life, such as physical and psychological limitations, according to a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology.
Patients have probably heard stories about how poor oral health can lead to a variety of medical conditions, some of them serious. However, some patients may have doubts about the seriousness of the oral-systemic link.
“The ultimate risk factor for an infectious disease is the causative agent of that disease. Without that agent, no disease will take place no matter what other risk factors the subject may possess”
If you aren’t already diligently brushing and flossing your teeth every day, your Juuling habit could have serious consequences for your mouth.
August 2, 2019 — Which dental materials are responsible for the most contact allergies? Researchers looked at patient data and found metals topped the list, but other common culprits included composites and cosmetic materials.
Finnish researchers at the University of Tampere have new findings that show the presence of common oral bacteria in cerebral emboli for the first time.
Cleaning between your teeth regularly and avoiding gum disease can lower your risk of developing high blood pressure, according to the findings of a new study.
Poor oral health is independently associated with problems in later life, according to the findings of a new study.