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A special issue of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, published in February 2023, brings together research and insights from experts in behavioral and social factors that influence oral...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 21 March 2023
Is there a correlation between oral hygiene and mortality from cardiovascular diseases?
Researchers tested the following hypotheses: would better oral hygiene self-care influence cardiovascular mortality, and would using mouthwash in addition to oral hygiene self-care affect CVD...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 17 March 2023
Perceptions about human papillomavirus vaccine and oropharyngeal cancers, and the role of dental care providers
Researchers examined adults’ perceptions about the importance of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in preventing oropharyngeal cancers and dental care providers’ role in HPV prevention and...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 16 March 2023
Standardized practice-based oral health data collection: A global pilot study
Researchers conducted a feasibility project involving 12 countries that tested the implementation of the methodology and data collection tools and assessed data quality from six countries.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 15 March 2023
The correlation of oral cavity conditions with systemic health must lead the clinician to interface in an interdisciplinary way to manage the changing needs of the individual, especially for patients...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 15 March 2023
Prevalence over time and determinants of dental care visits among Tennessee seniors
Increased dental visits help detect and treat dental disease and offer opportunities for preventive care. This longitudinal study aimed to examine the prevalence and determinants of dental care...
Grant, his administrative staff and dental hygienist have a practice encompassing geriatric, cosmetic and general dentistry in Garden City on Long Island, New York. He also leads a traveling dental...
The leaders at BURST — Brittany Stewart and Hamish Khayat — launched their company in 2017 with an eye toward innovation and affordability. They believe that dental professionals should be...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 09 March 2023
Dental Assistant Courtney Koehring: ‘I have relied on Richmond Dental products my whole career’
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Koehring takes great pride in helping patients who are in pain, afraid or even just embarrassed about their dental health. “I love being a part of their journey to someone who is pain-free, maybe...
Just as healthy lifestyle choices impact the risk of heart disease and stroke, they also affect brain health, which includes one’s ability to remember things, ...
The safety of dental radiography performed on pregnant patients has been the subject of controversial discussion since the 1960s.
This policy statement from the FDI seeks to cover the important role of vaccines in protecting all members of the dental team against infectious diseases.
During pregnancy, salivary alterations could be related to the effects of estrogen, changes in diet, oral hygiene habits and taste alterations.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 09 February 2023
Scientists find link between oral microbiome, depression and anxiety
Researchers from Xi'an Jiaotong University conducted a case-control study and found a link between specific oral bacteria and the development of depression and anxiety.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 08 February 2023
Sociobehavioral factors in child oral health during COVID-19
The online cross-sectional study was conducted in Al Jouf Province in the northern region of Saudi Arabia. A total of 960 parents of children aged 5 to 14 years were invited by multistage stratified...
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 06 February 2023
Quantifying the risk of prosthetic joint infections after invasive dental procedures
The authors aimed to identify any association between invasive dental procedures and late periprosthetic joint infections and whether antibiotic prophylaxis reduces LPJI incidence after IDPs.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 05 January 2023
Could oral health care professionals help increase HPV vaccination rates?
Researchers said evidence exists that oral health care professionals are interested in improving vaccine uptake to prevent oropharyngeal cancer.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 28 December 2022
Correlation between using remineralization agents, bleaching efficacy
Researchers evaluated the effect of additional application of remineralization agents on whitening efficacy, enamel mineral changes and post-whitening color stability.
Oral Hygiene & Prevention 18 December 2022
Monkeypox offers a new opportunity for research, collaboration
Dentists should be aware of the warning signs of Monkeypox virus in the oral cavity.
The bacteria that cause oral infections can also contribute to patients developing life-threatening brain abscesses.