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  • US Dentists Often Unaware of Patients' Dissatisfaction
    US Dentists Often Unaware of Patients' Dissatisfaction
    22.04.14
    GAINESVILLE, Fla., USA, April 22, 2014 - Patient satisfaction is increasingly seen as an essential element in the assessment of quality of oral care. Now, a study conducted at the University of Florida has found that most dentists believed their patients were satisfied; however, dentists were seldo
  • Why Teeth and Implants Are Not Alternative Treatments
    Why Teeth and Implants Are Not Alternative Treatments
    22.04.14
    April 22, 2014 - Sometimes patients ask why they should save a tooth with a root canal and crown when they can just place an implant. A recent survey by Azarpazhooh et. al. demonstrated a declining pattern of preference for root canal therapy (RCT) in favor of implant supported crowns (ISC) among g
  • How to Manage Pain Patients in Dental Practice
    How to Manage Pain Patients in Dental Practice
    22.04.14
    April 22, 2014 -  “Dental pain is a common complaint among the general population. Most pain is a result of traumatic injury or bacterial infection in pulpal and periapical tissues, and dental practitioners are successful at diagnosing these conditions and providing prompt relief. However, in so
  • Periodontal Therapy May Reduce Medical Expenses and Hospitalizations
    Periodontal Therapy May Reduce Medical Expenses and Hospitalizations
    16.04.14
    HARRISBURG, Pa., USA, April 16, 2014 - A study has provided new evidence for the importance of treating periodontal disease in patients with chronic systemic diseases. The study of almost 340,000 people established that periodontal therapy reduced hospitalizations and medical costs by up to $5,600
  • New Method Isolates Immune Cells to Study How They Ward Off Oral Diseases
    New Method Isolates Immune Cells to Study How They Ward Off Oral Diseases
    16.04.14
    USA, April 16, 2014 - Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth's natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation. By isolating some specialized immune cells (white blood cells kno
  • Great Brushing Habits Every Kid (and Adult) Should Learn
    Great Brushing Habits Every Kid (and Adult) Should Learn
    16.04.14
    USA, April 16, 2014 - Every once in a while I get a request from someone to share an article they’ve written. When it’s about dental health, especially relating to kids and families.We eat a lot of sugar too much. It’s in everything. Sometimes it’s just sugar, sometimes it’s corn syrup, o
  • Smoking Places Psoriasis Patients at Risk of Severe Periodontal Disease
    Smoking Places Psoriasis Patients at Risk of Severe Periodontal Disease
    15.04.14
    SZEGED, Hungary, UK, April 15, 2014 - New research has suggested that psoriasis patients who smoke are at a dramatically higher risk of developing severe periodontal disease than are psoriasis-free non-smokers. Evidence of the connection between the two diseases has already been established, but th
  • IADR/AADR Publish Paper on Rare Bone Diseases and Their Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Manifestation
    IADR/AADR Publish Paper on Rare Bone Diseases and Their Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Manifestation
    15.04.14
    Alexandria, Va., USA, April 14, 2014 - The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled “Rare Bone Diseases and Their Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Manifestations.” The complete review by researchers Sunday O. Akintoye, Andrea B. Burke,
  • Do Braces Increase Risk Of Tooth Decay?
    Do Braces Increase Risk Of Tooth Decay?
    14.04.14
    April 14, 2014 - Undergoing orthodontic treatment can be a trying time for maintaining good dental hygiene, but the end result makes it all worth it. Creating a straight, attractive smile that one can be proud of is the goal of most orthodontic treatment. However, orthodontic treatment can disrupt
  • Can Dental Implants Help Restore Your Smile?
    Can Dental Implants Help Restore Your Smile?
    14.04.14
    April 14, 2014 - Over time, our smiles change and may begin lose their youthful appearance. These changes can include a change in smile esthetics due to loss of teeth. Teeth may be lost as a result of trauma, periodontal disease, fracturing, infection, and tooth decay. In the past, the only opti
  • Engineers Develop New Gel to Promote Bone Growth around Dental Implants
    Engineers Develop New Gel to Promote Bone Growth around Dental Implants
    14.04.14
    UPPSALA, Sweden, UK, April 14, 2014 - The success of dental and orthopedic implants largely depends on integration into adjacent bone tissue. A research group at Uppsala University in Sweden has developed a new coating that has been shown to improve integration into bone and to prevent rejection of
  • Periodontal Disease Associated with Cardiovascular Risk in Large Multicentre Study
    Periodontal Disease Associated with Cardiovascular Risk in Large Multicentre Study
    10.04.14
    UK, April 10, 2014 - Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study reported April 9, 2014. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health,
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