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Conferences
Central New York Dental Conference
September 15-16
Syracuse, New York United States
American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB) 73rd Annual Meeting
October 14-17
Palm Springs, California United States
Dental Infection Control Boot Camp 2017
January 9-11, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia United States
American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO) 2017 Annual Meeting
May 11-13, 2017
Henderson, Nevada United States
OraVital signs distribution agreement with Stat Health
August 25, 2016 -- Salivary test manufacturer Oravital has signed an agreement for Stat Health Group to be the company's exclusive sales agent for the U.K.
Dentistry needs to open wide
August 23, 2016 -- In his first column for DrBicuspid.com, nutritional periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg wonders why some basic questions, such as why prescription medications are used for many oral diseases, aren't being asked and encourages dentists to open their minds to new research.
Interleukin Genetics reports increased Q2 revenues
August 17, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics reported an increase in revenues and a slightly decreased overall loss for the second quarter of 2016.
Can an anti-inflammatory diet improve periodontal health?
August 10, 2016 -- Switching to a diet focused on reducing inflammation may help those with periodontal disease, according to a small pilot study. Participants who reduced carbohydrates intake and increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids showed a significant improvement in periodontal health.
Dental groups back flossing after critical report
August 3, 2016 -- In the next days and weeks, dentists are likely to hear one question over and over again from patients: "Do I still need to floss?" But dental groups continue to support flossing in the wake of a critical report that questions the evidence backing the practice.
Amway to offer PerioPredict to employees
July 13, 2016 -- Marketing company Amway will offer PerioPredict by Interleukin Genetics to its U.S. employees.
Dental problems linked to heart disease -- again
July 7, 2016 -- Once again, an oral health condition has been linked to heart disease. A new study found that dental patients with prevalent calculus ended up developing chest pain, or angina pectoris, significantly more often than patients with healthy teeth and gums.
Hu-Friedy adds to instrument line
July 5, 2016 -- Dental instrument and product manufacturer Hu-Friedy has announced an addition to its EverEdge 2.0 line of hand instruments.
IADR study: Is gingivitis likely in pregnant women?
June 28, 2016 -- Women who are pregnant are likely to have moderate to severe gingivitis and may need regular care to maintain their oral health, according to a new study presented on June 23 at the International Association for Dental Research general session in Seoul, South Korea.
Legal Cases: Brain abscess from alleged failure to treat perio disease
June 21, 2016 -- A 47-year-old photographer with periodontal disease and active purulent discharge experienced a seizure eight days after periodontal treatment. As William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc R. Leffler document, what happened next is a reminder that all antibiotic situations have to be evaluated carefully.
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