AHA committee now recommends that patients should normally not receive antibiotics before routine dental work.
Even when they have gum disease, many people don't bother to brush or floss properly, thus not giving priority to dental care.
McNEIL-PPC announced a voluntary nationwide consumer recall of all lots of the GLACIER MINT and BUBBLE BLAST flavors of LISTERINE AGENT COOL BLUE Plaque-Detecting Rinse.
Glass bottles of griseofulvin oral suspension, microsize 125 mg/5mL, a prescription medicine used to treat ringworm and other fungal infections, are being voluntarily recalled as a precaution from wholesalers and retail pharmacies nationwide.
Dental health benefits should not be neglected in the debate over fixing the healthcare system.
Health Canada is advising consumers not to use certain lots of Salivart Oral Moisturizer, because the product may be contaminated with mould or yeast.
A portable saliva test device developed by a University of Michigan could tell patients in just minutes if they have periodontal disease.
Beginning April 2007 adults enrolled in Medicaid will have coverage for preventive and restorative dental care, the Department of Health and Social Services announced today.
A properly fitted mouth guard, or mouth protector, is an important piece of athletic gear that can protect your teeth and help you keep a beautiful smile
Collaborative research partnership devoted to the science and application of dental implant technologies.
The state's Healthy Kids Dental program served nearly 150,000 Michigan children in its first five years of operation.
It turns out that the patient's own dental plaque is a major source of germs that cause ventilator-associated pneumonia.
The program eliminating cavities, called ForsythKids, is an innovative school-based cavity prevention program, which provides elementary school children with oral health education, dental exams, cleanings and preventive care.
Exposing teeth to soft drinks causes dental erosion and prolonged exposure can lead to significant enamel loss. Root beer products, however, are non-carbonated and do not contain the acids that harm teeth.
Periodontal diseases may contribute to the progression to pre-diabetes.
The Beaufort Dental Practice in Chepstow is the latest in a series of new dental practices in the Monmouthshire area.
Alternative to antibiotics for dental care and treatment of periodontal disease may be more effective and less harmful.
Children in states with State Child Health Insurance Program dental coverage and broadest income eligibility had a 24 percent higher likelihood of a preventive dental visit when compared with children in states with limited or no health insurance coverage for dental services.
Access to Dental Care, Insurance, Importance of Oral Health Programs Addressed.
An intensive treatment for periodontitis (gum disease) directly improves the health of blood vessels.
Volunteer dental clinic helps low-income and Medicaid patients receive dental care in Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago counties.
A new dental practice offering NHS care for 12,000 patients in Llanelli was officially opened.