Wed.Apr 28, 2021

How Oral Health and Severity of COVID-19 Complications Might Be Linked

Oral Health Group

Right at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was made clear that older people infected with the coronavirus were most at risk of developing serious illnesses.

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Does a pretreatment with a dentine hypersensitivity mouth-rinse compensate the pain caused by professional mechanical plaque removal? A single-blind randomized controlled clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Original Article Open Access Published: 23 October 2020 Clinical Oral Investigations volume 25 , pages 3151–3160( 2021 )Abstract Objectives Pain is affecting acceptance of supportive periodontal therapy and primary periodontitis prevention.

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COVID-19 gives cosmetic dentistry a boost

Dr. Bicuspid

In-person work meetings and events came to a screeching halt during the pandemic, leading most people to turn to videoconferencing platforms to stay connected. Such platforms have pushed them to notice the flaws in their teeth, according to a cosmetic dentist.

How to be a tooth hero in sports dentistry

ASDA Blog

Senior year of high school, the glory year of being at the top of the social food chain, a 17-year-old Adam Berry was playing the most sacred sport in South Dakota: ice hockey. Berry, a varsity player, was looking to score a winning goal at a home game.

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3 technological innovations to help grow your practice

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists' jobs have become so much more complex in 2021, writes Dr. Lorne Lavine. In this column, he explains how technology can be used to foster positive patient experiences and healthy communication to retain existing patients, attract new ones, and grow your practice's bottom line.

Pfizer Plans to Release COVID-19 Pill by the End of 2021

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, DVM, PhD, announced on April 27 that the company hopes to release an at-home, oral drug designed to inhibit the enzymes that SARS-CoV-2 requires to reproduce in human cells. Pfizer began testing of the antiviral medication in early March.

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Enzyme inhibitor may also treat dry mouth

Dr. Bicuspid

A type of enzyme inhibitor designed to suppress the immune system may also be able to treat dry mouth, according to a poster presentation at this week's American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics annual meeting.

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How Swollen Gums and Damaged Teeth Impair Your Immune System

Modern Family Dental

Swollen teeth and gums are often treated as though they are separate from the rest of a body. Toothaches are usually considered separate from earaches and other sinus issues, and are rarely (if ever) linked to other health issues.

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Why Is It Important for Teens to Visit a Pediatric Dentist in Tysons Corner, VA?

Kakar Dental Group

Visiting a dentist is always beneficia-l for every member of the family. It not only keeps you protected from some of the most common dental problems such as bad breath and gum diseases but also ensures that protection against some major and crucial dental problems such as root canals and bridges.

Learning Amazing Advances in Systemic Dentistry

Go Ask Fred

Ali Panahpour is one of the preeminent holistic dentists in the country. He specializes in treating people with serious systemic illnesses when traditional medicine has failed them, with remarkable results.

The Lowdown on the Illegal Drug Apetamin

Denticle

I don't tend to follow many social media trends and I certainly do not follow the Kardashians. so I'm a bit surprised at me learning about this drug outside of the medical world. Today's post is about a rumored appetite stimulant called Apetamin. Evidently this drug, which is illegal in the U.X.

See Your Dentist ASAP to Save Your Loose Tooth

Jeannie Chung DDS

A loose adult tooth isn't normal. It could be loose because it's been subjected to high biting forces like those that occur with a tooth grinding habit. Or, it could be the result of periodontal (gum) disease or some other infection that has weakened some of the tooth's supporting gums and bone.