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Boston Univ. dental school receives $3M bequest
May 19, 2015 -- The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine has received a bequest of more than $3 million from the estate of alumni and faculty member Oreste Zanni, DDS.
Study finds perio disease treatment helps prostatitis symptoms
May 7, 2015 -- Treating periodontal disease may reduce symptoms of prostate inflammation, according to a recent study published in the journal Dentistry.
CDA Presents 2015: Periodontal disease requires comprehensive approach
May 1, 2015 -- ANAHEIM, CA - Outcomes can be improved and patients can achieve systemic health benefits through the management of periodontal risk factors, according to a presentation by Dr. Jonathan S. Wong on the opening day of the California Dental Association CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
Crowdfunding campaign to analyze dental microbiome ends this week
April 20, 2015 -- A crowdfunding campaign that aims to analyze the dental microbiome wraps up on April 25.
New review highlights periodontitis link with heart disease
April 16, 2015 -- The role dentists and hygienists can play in helping patients reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease is highlighted in a new literature review in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism. The review further links periodontitis and the risk of heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure, and peripheral artery disease.
Rutgers adds LANAP, LAPIP to postgraduate program
April 15, 2015 -- Millennium Dental Technologies has joined the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ, to add the LANAP and LAPIP protocols to its postgraduate periodontics program.
Communication key to treating menopausal women
April 7, 2015 -- If you were told that half your patients could lose 40% of their total bone mass, putting them at risk for losing teeth, you would no doubt do everything in your power to reverse these clinical changes. As American Academy of Periodontology President Dr. Joan Otomo-Corgel points out, treatment begins with the questions you ask these patients.
Danville Materials acquires endoscope manufacturer
April 3, 2015 -- Danville Materials has acquired Perioscopy, which manufactures minimally invasive dental endoscope technology.
Convergent unveils new handpiece and waveguide
March 26, 2015 -- Convergent Dental unveiled its new Ultraguide handpiece and a 15/400 hollow waveguide and automatic alignment system for its Solea laser at the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta.
Homebound elderly have poor oral health, want home-based care
March 24, 2015 -- Homebound elderly adults have poor oral health and are interested in home-based dental care, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The authors recommended that medical professionals should partner with the dental community to develop programs for these adults.
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