Researchers note need to improve dental service use among US women of childbearing age
Oral diseases can be prevented or improved with regular dental visits. The objective of this study was to assess and compare national estimates on self-reported oral health conditions and dental...
Publ.Date : Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:00:00 PDT
Anti-arthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis
Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other.
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Genetic mutations linked to salivary gland tumors
Research conducted at the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has discovered links between a set of genes known to promote tumor growth and mucoepidermoid carcinoma, an oral...
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:00:00 PDT
New study reveals widespread support for rapid HIV testing in dental surgeries
More than 80 per cent of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which could help reduce the spread of the HIV according to a groundbreaking study revealed...
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Only 1 in 10 smokers who visited a dentist received advice to quit
Not all smokers receive tobacco cessation advice from health care providers (HCPs), according to a study from Ohio State University.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:00:00 PDT