Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Hypertension and tooth loss: Which one is the cause?
The relationship between tooth loss and hypertension may be bidirectional, according to a study published June 2 in the
Journal of Dentistry
. Because of a lack of unanimity in the literature, researchers conducted the study to examine the association between the two conditions.
June 8, 2022
Imaging aids removal of dentures from woman's bowel
Imaging aided in the retrieval of dentures from the bowel of a mentally competent 52-year-old woman who unknowingly swallowed them, according to a case report published online January 28 in the
International Journal of Surgery Open
January 31, 2022
Social isolation hastens tooth loss in older adults
Social isolation was associated with fewer remaining teeth and accelerated tooth loss among older adults in China in a study published on January 17 in
Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
January 23, 2022
Week in Review: COVID-19 and tooth loss | Advice from hygienists | Thankful for you
November 26, 2021
Is COVID-19 severity linked to tooth, alveolar bone loss?
COVID-19 severity may be associated with the presence of alveolar bone loss and tooth loss, the sequela of periodontitis, according to a new study published on November 19 in
Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
November 21, 2021
Review finds digital tops conventional for dentures
Complete dentures manufactured with digital techniques have better outcomes than those manufactured with traditional workflows, according to a systematic review published on July 29 in the
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
August 5, 2021
Study finds new type of inflammatory response to plaque
A study published July 6 in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
found a new type of inflammatory response to dental plaque buildup. It also may answer why some people are more prone than others to tooth loss and other inflammation-related complications.
July 18, 2021
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July 9, 2021
Tooth loss is a risk factor for dementia
Tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a meta-analysis published on July 8 in the
Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
. What's worse, the risk of cognitive decline increases with each lost tooth.
July 7, 2021
AI can be a powerful tool for predicting tooth loss
Artificial intelligence (AI) can be a powerful tool for predicting tooth loss, according to the findings of a June 18 study in
. Algorithms that included medical and socioeconomic data showed promising performance for predicting edentulism, tooth loss, and lack of a functional dentition.
June 24, 2021
What do people think about others with missing teeth?
Many people not only consider income level a defining factor for tooth loss but also associate fatter paychecks and higher social standing with having fewer missing teeth, according to data recently released by online market research platform DentaVox.
February 23, 2021
Looking for an easier way to copy dentures? It's here
Clinicians can duplicate complete dentures quickly and easily with a general intraoral scanner and free, downloadable CAD software, according to a study published on February 3 in the
Journal of Prosthodontics
February 16, 2021
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