Kate Madden Yeeeditorial@drbicuspid.comCardiovascularOral infection indicators may predict cardiovascular diseaseCertain indicators of oral infection may help predict a person's risk of cardiovascular disease, according to research presented at the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research meeting in Portland, OR.March 19, 2023BrainDiabetes, tooth loss worsen cognitive declinePeople who have both diabetes and tooth loss are at risk of a worse and faster cognitive decline as they age, according to a study published on March 12 in the Journal of Dental Research.March 14, 2023PeriodonticsStudy finds link between periodontitis, arthritisA team of researchers has reported a link between periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups, furthering research that could lead to therapies for the two conditions, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine.March 13, 2023RestorationsU.S. Air Force applies for 'self-healing' dental composite patentU.S. Air Force and Navy researchers have applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a 20-year patent on a "self-healing" dental composite, according to an article published on February 28 in TechLink.March 6, 2023Oral CancerU.K. physicists awarded grant for new oral cancer diagnostic toolA team of physicists at the University of Liverpool in the U.K. have been awarded 534,000 pounds ($642,000) from the National Institute for Health and Care Research to develop a new oral cancer diagnostic tool.February 23, 2023Oral-Systemic LinkSmoking and vaping show comparable oral damageThe use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, has been touted as a healthier alternative to smoking. But vaping causes DNA damage to oral epithelial cells comparable to that of smoking, according to a team of University of Southern California researchers.February 21, 2023RestorationsSDF comparable to sealants for preventing cavitiesA dose of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) brushed onto children's teeth as part of a school-based oral health program prevents cavities as effectively as sealants, according to a study published on February 9 in JAMA Network Open.February 13, 2023Periodontics17th century aristocrat perfected smile with gold wiresArchaeologists used imaging to discover how a 17th century aristocratic woman stabilized her loose teeth using gold wires -- a solution that, although innovative at the time, likely made her condition worse, according to a report published on February 6 by Live Science.February 6, 2023Oral-Systemic LinkSmoking has a serious negative impact on periodontitis treatmentSmoking has a serious negative impact on periodontitis treatment, according to a study published by Danish researchers in the Journal of Dental Research. Heavy smokers with severe inflammation may have no benefit from periodontal therapy, the research found.February 5, 2023Hygiene ToolsU.K. counties to launch in-school toothbrushing initiativeHealth directors in the U.K.'s Essex and Suffolk counties plan to bestow grants that will be used for a supervised toothbrushing in schools initiative, according to a BBC News report. The investment package will give 967,000 pounds ($1.2 million) to the Suffolk County Council.January 30, 2023Page 1 of 3Next PageTop StoriesDenturesNY Jets fan’s teeth fall out yelling at teamWatch a fan lose his temper and nearly his teeth while berating the New York Jets during a September 24 game.Intraoral ScannersDentsply Sirona, 3Shape expand workflow integrationsOffice ManagementDo’s and don’ts for office securityOral-Systemic Link84% of women 50 and older are unaware of menopause link to oral healthSponsor ContentWe care about what you think.