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Gum health and quality of life—subjective experiences from across the gum health-disease continuum in adults

Dental News and Technology

Published: 18 November 2022 BMC Oral Health volume 22, Article number: 512 (2022) Cite this article Abstract Background There has been a lack of qualitative work investigating the effects of the wide range of gum-related symptoms, and the perceived everyday impacts associated with these including on quality of life. While periodontal disease has been shown to have significant effects on quality of life, fewer studies have researched the perceived impacts of gingivitis and symptoms from across th

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Supporting Periodontal Maintenance With Power Instrumentation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Effective biofilm removal is integral to the long-term success of implant therapy. Ultrasonic instrumentation can help clinicians maximize scaling and root planing results as part of a comprehensive periodontal maintenance regimen. Periodontal maintenance (PM) typically occurs at 2-, 3-, or 4-month intervals for the life of the dentition and implant replacements for individuals with periodontitis. 1 Evidence reveals that PM improves outcomes over time in relation to tooth loss and disease advanc


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Air polishing in supportive periodontal treatment

The Dental Elf

This review comparing of air polishing devices with conventional periodontal therapy (hand instrumentation and/or ultrasonic debridement), in patients undergoing periodontal maintenance therapy included 14 RCTs. The findings suggest that they have comparable clinical efficay although the evidence is of low certainty. The post Air polishing in supportive periodontal treatment appeared first on National Elf Service.

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What Are the Best Sugar Alternatives for Children?

Polkadot Dental

We all know children and sugar could be best friends if we let them. It’s a rare thing to find a kid who doesn’t love candy and snacking sweet foods like cookies, ice cream, gummies, etcetera. They just love them. But this is something we can call a toxic friendship. Sometimes love hurts, and the love for sugar is the best example that it is true.

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Tech Titan Mark Cuban Working Toward Helping Hospitals to Eliminate Drug Shortages


Most folks, whether you are in healthcare or not, are well aware of all kinds of supply chain issues that were caused by all of the shutdowns during the stop the spread part in the early days of the pandemic. It's been amazing to see what things are and what are NOT readily available since then. The automobile industry has been especially hard hit as they depend on *lots* of parts from many, many companies.