ED physicians not confident treating dental trauma

Dental trauma requires prompt treatment to save teeth, yet 20% of emergency department (ED) physicians are not confident treating dental emergencies in children, according to a new study published in Pediatric Emergency Care....

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Oral health and primary care: an important, intuitive combination for systemic health

Wellness, Dental, Periodontal Health

Oral health has an ongoing and significant impact on various aspects of systemic health, and yet oral health and general health are perceived by many Americans as two distinct entities. This is reinforced by the American health care ...

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Patient education about bad breath: A focus on the source, oral health

Bad breath, or oral malodor, is unpleasant and difficult to be around. Besides being embarrassing, it can diminish self-esteem and undermine self-confidence. Although not usually a serious medical concern, chronic oral malodor can ruin ...

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The Focus Shifts in Alzheimer's Research

April 10, 2018 Robert Preidt of WebMD

Preventive Health, Aging, Wellness, Women's Health, Men's Health

The way that Alzheimer's disease is defined for research should be based on brain changes rather than symptoms....

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10 ways to to tackle bad breath

Preventive Health, Dental, Periodontal Health

Do you suspect you suffer from halitosis (bad breath)? Then here are some helpful ways to check for the problem, and a range of treatment options which will hopefully eradicate this social scourge. If your best friend won't tell you......

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Tooth loss in middle age linked to increased CVD risk

Dental

Losing two or more teeth during middle age is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to recently presented findings at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and ...

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Periodontitis May Increase Cancer Risk

March 22, 2018 Health Day News

Dental, Periodontal Health

Individuals with periodontitis have an increased total cancer risk, according to a study published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute....

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The Connection Between Cardiovascular Disease and Sleep Apnea: An Expert Interview

Sleep Apnea

A growing body of research has examined the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Various findings have demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is linked with a higher incidence of ...

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Many of us are setting our children up for poor oral health

Children, Invest In Your Child, Pediatric Dental

A Bendigo-based expert is not at all surprised by new research showing many parents are inadvertently setting their children up for a lifetime of poor oral health....

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Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Preventive Health, Women's Health, Dental, Men's Health

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened....

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