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Jaw fracture can’t stop U.S. figure skater bound for national competition
Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Alexandria “Alex” Shaughnessy has been lacing up her skates since she was four-years-old. With countless hours, days and years of preparation supporting her craft, Alex and her partner, New Hampshire native James “Jimmy” Morgan are gearing up to showcase their artistry before a national audience at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, NC, Jan. 17-25. “I am beyond excited for this upcoming U.S. championship,” says Alex, who grew up in Duxbury, Massachusetts. “I feel ready and confident.” But getting ready for this competition was far from an easy task, A...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 16, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maureen McCarthy Tags: Our patients’ stories Source Type: news

3D Printers Reduce Time in Dentist’s Chair
BOSTON (CBS) – Going to the dentist can be painful, not because it hurts, but because it can be time-consuming, especially if you need a crown or a bridge. But as Dr. Mallika Marshall explains, new technology can reduce time in the dentist’s chair by hours. Aimee Stone of Needham needs to have a dental crown replaced but traditionally, that could take several trips to the dentist. As a working mother of three, Aimee doesn’t have time for that. “The biggest problem is booking my time,” Aimee explains. “I have to pick up my kids at certain times. I have to fit in work, so having that extra appointment...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mouellette2015 Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Watch Listen 3D CBS Boston Dentist Digital Dentistry Dr. Mallika Marshall WBZ Source Type: news

Laughing Gas as a Treatment for Depression?
Nitrous oxide (aka “laughing gas”) is an anesthetic and analgesic often administered by dentists to minimize discomfort during dental procedures. Investigators recently reported that this drug may be helpful in treating severe depression. read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - January 14, 2015 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Eugene Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. Tags: Depression Neuroscience Psychiatry Source Type: news

Advanced local bone loss around abutment tooth: opinions?
The pattern of bone loss is what is puzzling to me as is the island of bone that can be seen on the mesial aspect. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 13, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Chilled face mask is being used by dentists to reduce pain and swelling
The plastic mask, which has cold water circulating through it, is being used by dentists to reduce pain and swelling following tooth extraction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lesion in buccal: causes and treatment?
After implant placement, the white lesion appeared on the buccal mucosa. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 12, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

What abutment do I need to restore this case?
If I am to restore this case, what type of abutments should I use? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 12, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

States forge ahead with telehealth coverage
Licensed providers in one Mid-Atlantic state will now be able to reimburse for telemedicine services from private insurers, joining 21 other states that have made the move thus far.    New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a telemedicine bill, which took effect Jan. 1, that requires private insurers to cover telemedicine services offered by certain providers. Among providers the law applies to are physicians, PAs, social workers, dentists and psychologists.    read more (Source: Healthcare IT News)
Source: Healthcare IT News - January 9, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Erin McCann Tags: Online Only Industry News Hospitals & IDNs Telehealth Source Type: news

GP patient survey dental statistics; July to September 2014
Participants were asked if they had tried to obtain an appointment with an NHS dentist and if so, whether it was with a practice they had been to before and if they had been successful. They were also asked what their overall experience was of NHS dentistry. The results are presented at national (England), regional and CCG levels. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 9, 2015 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news

Mother left a recluse after bungling dentist removes ALL of her upper teeth
Nikki Stanley, 46, a learning support assistant from London, was left aghast when she woke up to find a bungling dentist had removed all of her upper teeth. She has been left a recluse as a result. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rapid weight gain in first three months of life increases asthma risk
Babies who gain weight rapidly in the first three months of life are more likely to develop asthma and for it to persist into adolescence. This is according to the latest research from the University of Bristol’s Children of the 90s study, which analysed information on height, weight and asthma symptoms in almost 10,000 people in the study at various points in time from birth to age 17. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 8, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Social and Community Medicine, Institutes, ALSPAC, Institutes, Elizabeth Blackwell; Press Release Source Type: news

University of Bristol ranked top five for research in the UK
The University of Bristol is ranked among the top five institutions in the UK for its research, according to new analysis of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 which takes into account the percentage of staff submitted. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 6, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Research, Staff notices; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Government must produce detail on seven-day working, BMA says
BMA calls for more detail in its submission to the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Review Body Related items from OnMedicaBMA rejects argument for seven-day routine care in hospitalsNew consultants’ contract focuses on pay and seven day working BMA drops opposition to seven-day servicesKeogh sets out plans for seven day NHSCameron pledges seven-day patient access to GPs (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 6, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Repeated implant failure: causes?
What could be the cause of repeated implant failure in a particular site? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 5, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Implants for patient with Chronic lymphocytic leukemia?
I have a 62 year old female patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia for the last 8 years. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 5, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Dentists debate need to extract wisdom teeth
The decision to remove wisdom teeth often seems like a routine part of young adulthood. But more people are starting to ask whether it's always necessary. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri's Dentists 2014
Highlights Missouri's dental workforce, focusing on access to dental health services. Compares urban and rural population to dentist ratios. Includes a county map of total dentists, showing five counties currently without dental health services. Reports that there are 99 counties in Missouri designated as Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (DHPSA). -- Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - December 31, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Zest Locators coming out: suggestions?
I performed a chair side pickup of the Locator housings and chair side relines. Every 6 months or so, a Locator or two comes out. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 30, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Remaking Medicine: Success of Kentucky’s Health Plan Comes With New Obstacles
A poor state with a starkly unhealthy populace, Kentucky is becoming a symbol of the Affordable Health Care Act’s potential, and its obstacles. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 30, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Family Health Centers Inc Louisville (Ky) Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Health Insurance and Managed Care Kidneys Teeth and Dentistry Source Type: news

Remaking Medicine: Success of Kentucky’s Health Plan Comes With New Obstacles
A poor state with a starkly unhealthy populace, Kentucky is becoming a symbol of the Affordable Health Care Act’s potential, and its obstacles. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 30, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Family Health Centers Inc Louisville (Ky) Medicaid Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Health Insurance and Managed Care Kidneys Teeth and Dentistry Source Type: news

Health Care in West Virginia: A Workforce Supply and Demand Analysis Report
Contains an assessment of the healthcare workforce in West Virginia including maps displaying workforce supply data of physicians, physician assistants, dentists, physical therapists, psychologists, pharmacists, and several other health professions. Includes of series of maps with county-level data including population demographics as well as healthcare provider's practice sites. Also, discusses health workforce pipeline programs in the state and state-funded incentive programs to increase access to primary care providers in underserved areas. -- West Virginia Rural Health Association (Source: Rural publications via the Ru...
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - December 29, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Bicon implant supracrestal: what is the outcome?
Can any one shed some light on what will be chance of success of this bicon implant? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 29, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Croatian dentists' knowledge, experience, and attitudes in regard to child abuse and neglect - Cukovic-Bagic I, Dumancic J, Kujundzic Tiljak M, Drvaric I, Boric B, Kopic V, Krupic I, Bakarcic D, Budimir M, Welbury RR.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a widespread social phenomenon encompassing all forms of maltreatment with serious lifelong consequences. Dentists and dental team members are in the unique position to identify the symptoms of CAN often visible... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 28, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Per-Ingvar Branemark, Dental Innovator, Dies at 85
The Swedish orthopedic surgeon and research professor made an accidental discovery that turned him into the father of the modern dental implant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 27, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By TAMAR LEWIN Tags: Deaths (Obituaries) Medical Devices Gothenburg (Sweden) Per-Ingvar Branemark Teeth and Dentistry Source Type: news

Researchers shed light on how ‘microbial dark matter’ might cause disease
This study provides the roadmap for us to make every uncultivable bacterium cultivable.” The researchers cultivated a specific type of TM7 called TM7x, a version of TM7 found in people’s mouths, and found the first known proof of a signaling interaction between the bacterium and an infectious agent called Actinomyces odontolyticus, or XH001, which causes mucosal inflammation. “Once the team grew and sequenced TM7x, we could finally piece together how it makes a living in the human body,” said Dr. Jeff McLean, acting associate professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. “This may be the first ex...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 24, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Economic Impact of Rural Health Care
Presents the economic impact of healthcare on rural communities. Types of impacts examined include hospital construction, critical access hospitals, primary care physicians, general surgeons, pharmacies, dentists and more. -- National Center for Rural Health Works (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - December 23, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The Economic Impact of a Rural Dentist
Measures the impact that a dentist has on a rural county. Uses data from 13 rural dental clinics through Oklahoma, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Nevada. -- National Center for Rural Health Works (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - December 23, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Implants in all 4 posterior quadrants: thoughts on the case?
I have a healthy patient without medical complications who needed implants in all 4 posterior quadrants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 22, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Patient with lupus on corticosteroids: place implants?
I have a 37-year old female patient with systemic Lupus, and chronic gingval inflammation. Can I place implants? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 22, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you've ever uttered the phrase, "I know what I need to do, but I just can't seem to do it!" my bet is lingering detrimental habits are the culprit. Here are seven that come up often, and why breaking them may just be the final solution to achieving weight-loss results that last! Drinking Too Often For most of my clients, drinking alcohol has a domino effect. After one drink, t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Virginias Dentistry Workforce: 2013
Presents dentist workforce data for Virginia including demographics and background, employment characteristics, work site distribution, work hours, retirement and maps. Includes rural and urban data. -- Virginia Department of Health Professions (Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Rural publications via the Rural Assistance Center - December 19, 2014 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D link to short-sightedness ruled out
New findings from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol suggest that children with low levels of vitamin D in their blood are not at increased risk of developing myopia (short-sightedness). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 19, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Social and Community Medicine, Institutes, ALSPAC, Institutes; Press Release Source Type: news

Televised medical talk shows: Health education or entertainment?
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) Millions of viewers around the world watch the televised medical talk programs 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors' for medical advice, but how valuable are the recommendations they receive? In a first of its kind study, researchers from the University of Alberta have examined the recommendations given on those two shows to see if there is believable evidence to back up the claims presented. The results were revealing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

This Year, Don't Make Resolutions -- Create Habits
This article, written by Sarah Kaufman, originally appeared on Betterment. This is the year you're going to crush your resolutions. You're going to exercise five days a week, cut back on greasy foods, and save more -- a lot more -- money. You're going to feel motivated the whole time, so it will be simple. It's just a matter of adhering to your mission. Mind over matter. Right? Wrong. Around 45 percent of Americans make New Year's resolutions, according to a University of Scranton survey published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, and yet just 8 percent achieve them. The first two weeks of the year are the easiest...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Bristol ranked among top ten UK universities for research
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has ranked Bristol among the UK’s top research universities. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 18, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Institutes, Faculty of Arts, Bristol Institute for Research in the Hu Source Type: news

How to naturally cure tooth decay and gum disease
(NaturalNews) If you're weary of high dentist bills -- as well as exposure to X-rays, fluoride and toxic fillings -- a natural and straightforward approach to dental health comes as a welcome relief. Considering that amalgam fillings are one of the top sources of heavy metal exposure... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

This Season, Be a Caregiver to a Caregiver
"I didn't see a doctor or a dentist for 17 months." The man who said this, a tall, lean, nice-looking gentleman in his late sixties, wasn't complaining. He was just telling us, a group of cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and former caregivers gathered for a symposium at Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center, a little bit about what life was like while he cared for his wife until she died of cancer. I knew exactly what he was talking about. As an autism mom and former cancer caregiver, there have been long stretches of time when the only medical professionals I saw were those I took my son or late husband to see. In...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Study recommends GPs should be more open when referring patients for cancer investigations
GPs should consider a more overt discussion with patients when referring them for further investigation of symptoms which may indicate cancer, according to a paper published in the British Journal of General Practice. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 16, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Social and Community Medicine; Press Release Source Type: news

Stay minty fresh over the party season with these top tips to beat bad breath
THE party season can cause havoc with your breath, says Dentist Luke Thorley. He shares his top tips for staying festively fresh (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Most Healthy States In America
This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. Americans are by no means the healthiest people in the world. While there have been vast improvements in infant-mortality rates and smoking rates over the last several decades, the United States still struggles with obesity and diabetes in particular. Last year, the nation’s obesity rate increased to 29.4% of adults from 27.6% the year before. The United Health Foundation’s 2014 Health Rankings report examined both determinants and health outcomes. It included such factors as healthy behaviors, quality of health care, health policy, the presence of diseases and dea...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Failed block graft in the upper left 1+2 region: ideas?
My patient required bone augmentation for implant installation in his upper left. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 12, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Angled implants under locator attachments for maxillary denture retention?
Does anyone have much experience with such a set up (angled attachments to parallel the line of draw) on angulated implants? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 12, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Dental Implants Safe in Patients With Uncontrolled DiabetesDental Implants Safe in Patients With Uncontrolled Diabetes
Contrary to conventional recommendations, a new study has shown that dentists can safely place dental implants in patients with uncontrolled diabetes. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health News Source Type: news

Bristol research reveals clues to dementia and Parkinson
Researchers based in Bristol and London have uncovered a link between Lewy body diseases like Parkinson’s and the brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s. The findings could help to explain the close relationship between Parkinson’s, more commonly known for causing movement difficulties, and dementia. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 10, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Clinical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Laughing all the way ... out of depression
The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression. But new research suggests that laughing gas -- the mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen that eases the pain and anxiety of having dental work -- may help banish... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - December 10, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Implant perforating sinus floor: prognosis?
The patient is asymptomatic and the implant is healing well.  It is clear that I perforated the floor of the maxillary sinus. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 8, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Copious soft tissue bleeding 2 wks after uncovery surgery?
I noticed that the soft tissue around the healing abutment was red and bled copiously.  I also noted that there was not much keratinized tissue around the implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 8, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

Clinical Case Study: Extraction of Malpositioned Implant and Placement of New Implants
Patient presented with history of trauma to the mandibular anterior teeth and had avulsed tooth #24 and a dental implant placed by a previous surgeon 3 years prior to being referred to the practice. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 8, 2014 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Mouse-study-reveals-potential-clue-to extra-fingers-or-toes
Title: Mouse study reveals potential clue to extra fingers or toes (Source: NIDCR: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
Source: NIDCR: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - December 8, 2014 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news