The Annual NASP Meeting is a two day event which many doctors choose to attend with key team members. The first day consists of a nationally recognized speaker presenting material on the subject of practice management. Day two consists of The Doctor Mastermind Session, considered by most of the attendees to be more valuable than the formal podium presentation.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) – the nonprofit professional association representing more than 11,000 oral and maxillofacial
surgeons and professional staff – has served the specialty for more than 100 years. In pursuit of its mission to advance oral and maxillofacial surgery and support its fellows and members through education, research and advocacy, AAOMS partners with likeminded organizations that share its vision of a technologically advanced specialty that provides safe and effective patient care.
This program is offered as an educational course only. The opinions and techniques offered today should be combined with additional experiences before considering them in your practice. Attendance at this program does not reflect specialty status, advanced training, specific skills or educational status.
November 6, 2019 — Approximately 8,300 people in the U.K. are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. That number is about 50% higher than it was a decade ago and 135% higher than it was 20 years ago, according to U.K. officials. Thus, the Oral Health Foundation is stressing the need for greater awareness of oral cancer and its signs and symptoms for this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month.
Oral health is a critical component to overall health for all ages, but according to dental and medical experts from UConn Health, vigilance is especially critical for the elderly.
We all know the advice for healthy teeth – brush twice daily and don’t eat too much sugar. So why do those of us following these instructions find we sometimes need a filling when we visit the dentist? The truth is, there’s a little more to preventing tooth decay than these guidelines suggest. Here’s what you need to know.
Think twice the next time you’re tempted to skip brushing your teeth — you might just save your life. When gums are inflamed and bleeding, it’s often gingivitis; a dentist’s care and good daily teeth cleaning can reverse it. But let the problem continue and the bones and tissue that hold your teeth in place begin to get damaged.
A new study published in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations, has found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults.
There is no question that there is a direct link between patients’ oral health and overall health. However, many dental professionals have reported that communicating that connection is more difficult than expected. Additionally, when topics are difficult, we human beings often push them into the background of our priorities.
A new study has suggested that common oral infection in childhood is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in adulthood. A new study has suggested that common oral infection in childhood is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in adulthood.