Tag: "dental" at medical news
Unique study to begin examination of whether treating periodontal disease cuts heart disease
... point, said Dr. James D. Beck, Kenan professor of dental
ecology at the UNC School of Dentistry. These stud...s have raised a lot of interest among researchers, dental
practitioners and the public, but many questions remain because several other studies have not found...
Budget received mixed reviews from Canadian Dental Association
...ee a proportionate amount of the increase going to dental
research, said Dr. Sweetnam. Good research is vit...gging behind in the amount of funding that goes to dental
research, at the same time that were increasingly recognizing its importance. This trend must be re...
Researchers recommend community advisory boards to prevent lapses in informed consent
...tive terms, said Strauss, lead author and chair of dental
ecology at the UNC School of Dentistry. Co-authors include Drs. Sohini Sengupta and Susan M. Kegeles of the University of California at San Francisco, Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn of the University of Pittsburghs department of health services administrat...
Study: many poor children live in pain because barriers to dental care too great
...Carolina children ages 1 to 5 who qualify for free dental
treatment through Medicaid visit a dentist in any ... Despite substantial federal funding, barriers to dental
care for such youngsters are just too great for many to overcome. The new work was confined to the T...
Study: mouthguards work in protecting athletes from expensive injuries to teeth
...d strong evidence that mouthguards protect against dental
injuries in mens basketball, too. The plastic or r...so, good evidence that mouthguards reduce risks of dental
injuries in those players was notably lacking, and thats why she and her colleagues carried out thei...
Harlem residents suffer more from oral health problems
...is age group. Of those who reported suffering from dental
problems, one third did not receive care. The res...lation may have prevented residents from affording dental
care. Those with public insurance, such as Medicaid, were only slightly more likely to obtain care ...
New study confirms periodontal disease linked to heart disease
...is data clearly stresses the importance of regular dental
checkups to ensure a healthy, diseased-free mouth....of Periodontology is a 7,500-member association of dental
professionals specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the gums...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, March 5, 2002
... with pregnancy. It may be effective for relieving dental
pain. It is not effective in treating ringing in the ears or addiction to alcohol, tobacco or chemicals. Several clinical trials have come to contradictory conclusions on its effectiveness in treating chronic pain, back pain and headache. Acupuncture...
Dental research paper
...ther doctors consider a child's risk of developing dental
caries (tooth decay) when recommending fluoride su...rios---one for an upper middle class child with no dental
problems, the other for a child in a low-income family with visible dental
caries---and asked what t...
Study finds no relationship between respiratory illnesses, mists from 'dental aerosols'
SAN DIEGO -- Ever since the dental
community learned that water lines supplying their... has been a subject of controversy. A study by dental
researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, presented here today (March 7,...
Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late
...that nearly 70 percent of children begin receiving dental
care two years later than the age recommended by pediatric dental
experts. On average, children first visit a dentist at age three. Dental experts recommend that ini...
Clinical depression may have negative effect on periodontal treatment
... risk factors - such as age, gender, smoking, poor dental
care and diabetes - those who reported high levels of financial strain and poor coping behaviors had higher levels of attachment loss and alveolar bone loss (signs of periodontal disease) than those with low levels of financial strain. However, peop...
UCSF scientists may have found link to early childhood tooth decay
...d by her own mothers mouth bacteria due to lack of dental
health care in underserved and poor communities, t... infants and toddlers aged three to 55 months with dental
decay were identified and examined. The study demonstrated significant association between relative...
Mercury ups heart disease risk
...fish. Some scientists believe that the amalgam in dental
fillings may also be a significant source of mercu... but questions remain about whether the mercury in dental
fillings, which is inorganic, is absorbed into the body. Although consumption of fish may be healthy...
Dental x-rays may detect potential for heart attack, stroke and death
...American Academy of Neurology, show that panoramic dental
x-rays can be used to spot carotid artery calcific... attack and stroke, the investigators examined the dental
x-rays of male veterans seen by Arthur H. Friedlander, D.M.D., over a 15 year period at the Veterans...
Columbia dental school receives grant to expand oral health services for underserved children
...d of northern Manhattan that has been designated a dental
and medical healthprofessional shortage area. SDOS...e its grant to develop and sustain a comprehensive dental
program at the Family Academy, a Harlem-based New York City public school, during its first three cr...
Columbia dental students chosen for three out of nine NIH summer fellowships in national competition
Columbia University dental
students Connie Gao, Xiaoming Zhang, and Magnon Re...ry at Columbia (SDOS) is the most well-represented dental
school among this year's class of NIDCR fellows, with SDOS students receiving one-third (three out o...
Physicians and dentists play important role in smoking practices of the elderly
...regular physician and with infrequent physical and dental
checkups were more likely to be current smokers. D...according to prior studies. Given the frequency of dental
care among older smokers, communication and cooperation between physicians and dentists are of cruci...
'Digital microscopes' for dentistry course
...They are creating a "virtual textbook" that allows dental
students to learn about pathology and histology in... Dentistry's intranet, and computer centers in the dental
school and across the U-M campus, dental
students use their laptop computers and high-speed Internet...
New Indiana University School of Medicine pediatrics program focuses on patient advocacy
...ildren who are victims of domestic abuse. Further, dental
residents and nursing students will help the residents set up health programs in neighborhoods and schools. The partnerships with the four organizations and numerous families will provide improved professional development for pediatric residents. Th...
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