Periodontal Disease In The News
If you take any sort of medication—over-the-counter or prescribed—you’ve probably noticed those long lists of potential side effects listed on the labels. These can range from skin discoloration and headaches to blood clots or worse.
Women of childbearing age in the United States should be encouraged to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist routinely, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bruxism is the medical name for grinding teeth. Some researchers say 10 percent of us do it. Others say it is more life half of us. Some don't even realize they are doing it or the damage it does.
Parents of children with special needs have long struggled to find dentists who will treat them. In a 2005 study, nearly three-fifths of 208 randomly chosen general dentists in Michigan said they would not provide care for children on the autism spectrum; two-thirds said...
The ADA is monitoring the recent outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. We monitor the information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP).
Oil pulling, or placing oil in the mouth to kill harmful bacteria, seems to have caught on recently. It's a controversial practice that takes dedication and time, though fortunately not the 10 or 20 minutes of marathon swishing some sources suggest.
Traditional surgery is slowly being replaced with a laser procedure called LANAP, and it has arrived in the Capital Region.