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Oral Health & Quality of Life Among Older Adults Symposium
October 29

Los Angeles, California United States
Mid-Continent Dental Congress
October 29-30

St. Louis, Missouri United States
143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition
October 31 - November 4

Chicago, Illinois United States
Is indirect imaging better for measuring bone levels?
September 30, 2015 -- When examining periodontal pocket depth, measurements can be affected by the examiner's skill and technique. However, an indirect radiographic method may be the best way to determine periodontal bone levels, according to a new study.
Study: Del-1 protein may fight periodontitis
September 30, 2015 -- The protein Del-1 was able to inhibit bone loss associated with periodontitis in mice, according to a new study published in Science Translational Medicine.
KaVo Kerr supports NYU's Ghana dental research project
September 28, 2015 -- The KaVo Kerr Group has donated a panoramic imaging system and provided onsite training in Ghana for a New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry research team investigating periodontal disease in patients with diabetes in that country.
Study: Blueberry extract could help fight perio disease
September 3, 2015 -- A wild blueberry extract could help prevent periodontitis and reduce antibiotic use, according to a new study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
CDA Presents 2015: O'Nano debuts ultrasoft toothbrushes
August 20, 2015 -- SAN FRANCISCO - O'Nano Oral Solutions is launching its new line of advanced, ultrasoft toothbrushes for patients with periodontal disease or sensitive gums at this week's California Dental Association's 2015 CDA Presents.
Oravital launches oral health system in U.S.
August 5, 2015 -- Oravital has launched its proprietary Oravital oral health system into the U.S. professional dental market.
U.K. dentists call for oral health reform
July 17, 2015 -- A group of dentists is urging the U.K. government to take action and improve Brits' oral health. A dental professional organization released a report earlier this week that aims to combat the number of children being admitted to hospitals and the increasing rates of oral cancer.
Drinking alcohol may worsen periodontal disease
July 9, 2015 -- The more alcohol people drink, the worse their periodontal condition may be, according to a new study in the Journal of Periodontology. The findings show that men and women who consume at least four alcoholic drinks per week have worse periodontal status than those who drink less frequently.
AAP survey: Patients lie about flossing frequency
June 24, 2015 -- More than a quarter of patients lie about how often they floss, according to a new survey released June 23 by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
6 tips for your male patients' oral health
June 18, 2015 -- As Father's Day is this weekend, DrBicuspid.com asked Dr. George Koumaras of Anthem to list six tips you can relate to your male (and female) patients all year to help them improve their oral health.
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