Link 1

Periodontal Disease May Negatively Affect the Success of Organ Transplant Survival

CHICAGO, Illinois – Researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center are the first to report an interrelationship between periodontal and systemic inflammation in solid-organ-transplant recipients. This study appears in this month's issue of the Journal of Periodontology.

Read the full article...

Dental Professionals To Provide Free Oral Health Exams To Head Start Children

WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin – Approximately 300 three and four-year-olds enrolled in local Head Start programs will receive free dental exams on Nov. 16, 2006 from 8:30 – 11 a.m. and 12:30 – 2 p.m. at Cesar E. Chavez Learning Station, 6300 27th Avenue in Kenosha .

Read the full article...

The New York State Dental Foundation Honored Four Individuals At Its Foundation Of Excellence Awards Luncheon

NEW YORK, New York – The New York State Dental Foundation honored four individuals at its Foundation of Excellence Awards luncheon held November 10 in New York City.

Read the full article...

American Academy of Periodontology Releases Online Tool To Help Patients Determine Risk For Periodontal Diseases

CHICAGO, Illinois – Patients who visit the AAP Web site (www.perio.org) now have an interactive tool to help them identify their individual risk for developing periodontal disease. “Millions of Americans have periodontal disease and don't know it,” said Preston D. Miller, DDS and AAP president. “This tool will help patients test to see if they are at risk for having or developing periodontal disease.”

Read the full article...

Clean Hands Leading To Safer Health Care For Half The World’s Population

GENEVA, Switzerland – Half the people in the world can look forward to cleaner and safer care and a lowered risk of becoming ill with an infection as a result of their health care. That is because they live in countries whose governments have pledged to become part of a worldwide movement to address health-care associated infections under the Global Patient Safety Challenge: Clean Care is Safer Care.

Read the full article...

More Than One-Third Sustain Long-Term Relationships with Their Dentist, MetLife Study Shows

NEW YORK, New York – A new study by MetLife reveals that most consumers (85%) believe there is a strong connection between oral health and overall medical health. Additionally, more than one-third (37%) of working Americans have established long-term relationships with their dentists that span six or more years. Consumers underscore their understanding of the link between oral health and medical health by citing preventive care as top on the list of reasons that they visit the dentist. These are encouraging findings given that clinical studies1 have revealed a correlation between periodontal disease and increased risk for serious conditions including heart disease and preterm births.

Read the full article...

Dental Access ‘Moving In The Right Direction’, Says Independent Charity

WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom – The UK's leading independent dental charity says that the government is now ‘moving in the right direction', after latest figures showed a national increase in NHS activity. The British Dental Health Foundation was speaking after figures released by the Department of Health showed that at national level, PCT's have now replaced the level of activity they lost in April, when the new dental contract was introduced.

Read the full article...

A Buffet For Early Human Relatives

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – University of Utah scientists improved a method of testing fossil teeth, and showed that early human relatives varied their diets with the seasons 1.8 million years ago, eating leaves and fruit when available in addition to seeds, roots, tubers and perhaps grazing animals.

Read the full article...

Boozy Britons Could Cause Mouth Cancer Cases To Soar

WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom – The UK's leading oral health charity has warned that Britain's increasing drinking culture could cause the number of mouth cancer cases to spiral to new levels. The British Dental Health Foundation was speaking after government statistics revealed the number of alcohol related deaths in the UK has almost doubled since 1991.

Read the full article...

American Academy of Periodontology Statement on Periodontal Disease and Preterm Low Birthweight

CHICAGO, Illinois – Research presented in a recent paper by Michalowicz et al published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) suggests that treatment of periodontitis in pregnant women improves periodontal health and is safe but does not significantly alter rates of preterm birth, low birth weight, or fetal growth restriction. This outcome is at variance with findings of other studies, which have suggested that periodontal treatment positively affects birth outcomes.

Read the full article...

Page << 1 | 2 | 3 | ... 282 | 283 | 284 ... | 487 | 488 >>
This site is intended for your general information only. Is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.
Use of this site is subject to our Terms of Use.
Page created in 1.06249690056 seconds.