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Week in Review: Tooth loss and mortality risk | New dental assistant laws | The latest from SmileCon
October 14, 2022
Tooth loss increases risk of death in older adults
Oral health is tied to everything from Alzheimer's disease to arthritis, but the evidence on the association between the mouth and mortality is still lacking. Researchers analyzed the link between tooth loss and death in older adults in a study published recently in the
American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
October 9, 2022
Are 2-appointment dentures too good to be true? Dr. Lee shares his experience
Do two-appointment dentures sound too good to be true? Most dentists have grown accustomed to the challenging and time-consuming conventional denture workflows. Molds, try-ins, fittings, and adjustments can lead to many appointments and a lot of chairtime for your patient. In this webinar from Dandy, Dr. Robert Lee from Omalee Dental shares his experience adopting a digital denture workflow.
September 20, 2022
One denture system's drawbacks leave patients out of trial
Researchers compared the clinical outcome of one digital dentures system with that of conventional dentures in an article published July 16 in the
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
While digital systems can take fewer visits, the lack of customization left many patients ineligible for the trial.
July 24, 2022
Affordable Dentures & Implants opens new Mich. practice
Affordable Dentures & Implants recently opened a new practice in Woodhaven, MI, focusing on tooth replacement services such as extractions, implants, and dentures.
June 23, 2022
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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