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Article ID: 709395

Too lazy to brush and floss? Research team will motivate you with online counseling

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo researchers have received a new $438,000 grant to develop the first online intervention based on motivational interviewing to help dental patients improve oral health behaviors, including frequent brushing and flossing.

Released:
11-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709028

Research Points Toward Possible New Treatment for Periodontitis

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University researchers reveal new details about how fimbriae are assembled in the periodontitis disease process and demonstrate that by targeting P gingivalis with certain peptides inhibits the fimbriae, thus potentially halting the development of periodontitis.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST
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    4-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708818

How A Common Oral Bacteria Makes Colon Cancer More Deadly

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

New research reveals how a bacteria in dental plaque-- involved in 1/3 of colon cancer cases-- speeds up colon cancer growth and makes the disease more deadly.

Released:
28-Feb-2019 8:50 AM EST

Article ID: 708982

New Study by Nathan Bryan, PhD., Explains Why the Early Formation of Nitric Oxide in the Mouth by Oral Bacteria Is Essential to Health, Including the Management of Blood Pressure

Nathan Bryan, Ph.D.

A new paper underscores that the importance of creating and maintaining healthy bacteria in the mouth is an essential step in understanding how oral health affects systemic disease. These data suggest that management of the tongue microbiome by regular cleaning together with adequate dietary intake of nitrate provide an opportunity for the improvement of resting blood pressure. The paper appears today in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 3:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708563

CEO and Bestselling Author to Deliver Keynote Speech at AAE19

American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

Futurist Mike Walsh, CEO of innovation consultancy Tomorrow and award-winning, bestselling author of Futuretainment, is delivering the keynote address at the American Association of Endodontists’ annual meeting known as AAE19 in Montréal, taking place April 10-13.

Released:
26-Feb-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 708594

ADHA Joins AAP in Support of Pediatric Oral Health

American Dental Hygienists' Association

Every baby deserves the very best right from the start, including the best oral health. Starting in February, as the oral health community turned its attention to the pediatric population, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) began partnering with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on the Protect Tiny Teeth campaign.

Released:
25-Feb-2019 10:30 AM EST
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    13-Feb-2019 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 707803

Oral complications are rare in older women treated for osteoporosis

Endocrine Society

Oral complications are rare in women taking medications for postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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8-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707970

Minimally-Invasive Treatment Option for Early Stage Oral Cancer Reduces Recovery Time, Improves Survival

Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Cancer Institute oral cancer patient Marlene Calverley, a minimally-invasive sentinel node biopsy meant having three instead of 30-60 lymph nodes removed, and a two-inch scar instead of a five-to-six-inch scar. It also meant no neck drains, no physical therapy, and a decreased risk of complications.

Released:
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707954

NYU College of Dentistry Opens Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

New York University

Individuals with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities now have a dedicated treatment center in New York City for dental care: NYU College of Dentistry’s Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities.

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12-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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    7-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 707643

Could Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Prevent Miscarriages?

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

A new study in mice reveals that omega-3s, a type of fat found in fish oil, reduces fetal and neonatal deaths, suggesting they could prevent some miscarriages in women.

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6-Feb-2019 12:20 PM EST

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