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Interleukin moves closer to U.S. patent for PerioPredict
April 27, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics moved closer to patent protection for its PerioPredict genetic risk test as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a notice of allowance for a patent.
Study: Oral bacteria linked to pancreatic cancer risk
April 26, 2016 -- When certain bacteria are found in a patient's mouth, it may indicate an increased risk for pancreatic cancer, according to a study presented by U.S. researchers at the recent meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Interleukin's PerioPredict gets New England coverage
April 22, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics' PerioPredict genetic risk test will now be covered by New England's Comprehensive Benefit Administrators' (CBA) Freedom Dental Plan after an April 21 agreement between Interleukin and Reimbursement Specialists, a CBA company.
Periodontic, hygiene speakers named for Siroworld
April 22, 2016 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced four speakers for the periodontic/hygiene track at the inaugural Siroworld event in August.
FDA clarifies approach toward Interleukin perio test
April 15, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that clarifies the agency's regulatory approach toward its PerioPredict genetic test for periodontic disease.
Ozone therapy kills bacteria, fights caries, helps healing
April 13, 2016 -- Ozone has been used in Europe for decades to help heal wounds and treat a variety of diseases. Now, more and more U.S. dentists and their staff are incorporating ozone therapy as a multifaceted tool to kill oral bacteria, help remineralize teeth, and aid healing after oral surgery.
Case report: Pediatric halitosis and tonsil stones
March 21, 2016 -- Pediatric halitosis, which is often caused by periodontal disease, can have a strong negative impact on a child's social standing in school and adult self-esteem that originates during the formative years. Dr. Jim Hyland presents a case report of treating this issue in a 7-year-old female patient.
Interleukin Genetics reports Q4 results
March 18, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics reported increased revenues for its fiscal fourth quarter of 2015 but also an increase in net loss, compared with the same quarter the previous year.
Interleukin, Metagenics enter into benefits agreement
February 19, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics and Metagenics have entered into an agreement to incorporate Interleukin's PerioPredict test into Metagenics' employee benefit plan.
Specialist referrals take time and commitment
February 2, 2016 -- As you start prepping a tooth for a crown, it fractures at the gumline. This has probably happened to you or someone you know. As Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, writes, this is one of many examples where a successful relationship with a specialist makes everyone's practice better.
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