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Should Dentists Screen Patients for Diabetes?Should Dentists Screen Patients for Diabetes?
Some people are more likely to see a dentist than a medical provider. With rising rates of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, Eric Stoopler argues that the dental office is a good place to screen for high blood glucose. Medscape Dental & Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Is this more than periodontal disease?
During a new patient exam of a female patient with asthma and arthritis, I found peri-implantitis, and general periodontal problems . (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 13, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases periodontitis Source Type: news

Sacramento dentist pleads guilty to submitting false claims, doing unnecessary work
A Sacramento dentist on Monday pleaded guilty in federal court to health care fraud for submitting false claims and performing unnecessary work. Federal prosecutors said David M. Lewis, 62, of Sacramento, targeted employees of United Parcel Service, whose dental plan provided 100 percent coverage without annual limits. In some cases, Lewis offered patients cash for receiving treatments and for recruiting other UPS employees to get treatment, according to a news release from the court. Between… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 11, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Congenital hypodontia: treatment suggestions?
This is a case of a female patient that has suffered a lot from problems associated with hypodontia. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 11, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Treatment Planning & Complications Source Type: news

6 Implants in Maxilla and 6 in Mandible: Restore this?
I have a patient with 6 Zimmer implants in the maxilla and 6 in the mandible. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 11, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Restoration of Dental Implants Source Type: news

Suggestions on placing an implant in lower left first molar?
The lower left first molar was extracted 1-month prior due to bone loss.  I would like to install an implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 11, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Source Type: news

GP patient survey dental statistics
In July to September 2015, 1.1 million adults were asked about their views on NHS dentistry. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 11, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ben Burris Drops Lawsuit, Will Surrender Orthodontic License
Dr. Ben Burris of Fayetteville said Friday that he is relinquishing his orthodontic license to grow his general dentistry practice, and he's ended his 18-month-old court case against the state. Burris, who will remain a licensed dentist, said in a news release that he told Arkansas Dental Board Friday that he was giving up his specialist license. He said the move will allow him to offer general dentistry services at his Arkansas clinics, in addition to the orthodontics services he's always done. "In essence, nothing changes," Burris said. "I'm still the same guy, with the same qualifications, that I was yesterday. But Arka...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 8, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Opening interproximal spaces between implants: why?
But about a year later, I have noticed that a high percentage of these implant cases develop open contacts interproximally. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Restoration of Dental Implants Source Type: news

2 Implants in Lower Anterior Region: Viable?
I installed 2-implants in the anterior mandible approximately in the position of the lateral incisors. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Surgical Placement of Dental Implants Source Type: news

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of The Dentist
Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dental Health, Phobias (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slight Exudate and Swelling 2-3 weeks Post Lateral Sinus Lift: Thoughts?
I perform numerous direct sinus lifts using a lateral window and grafts. Lately, I have been having several cases with the same type of post-op complication. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - January 1, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Surgical Placement of Dental Implants sinus lift Source Type: news

Would you accept a non-labled abutment?
I ordered fixtures and abutments from my dealer.  He delivered the fixtures and then later delivered the abutments. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 30, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News for December 2015
NIDCR Science News for December 2015 Depressed Head and Neck Cancer Patients Three-and-one-half Times Less Likely to Survive, Have Higher Recurrence RiskDecember 3, 2015 - MD Anderson Cancer Center NYU College of Dentistry-led Research Team Publishes Paper that Differentiates Facial Growth in Neanderthals and ​Modern HumansDecember 8, 2015 - New York University ​ (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 30, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

To sleep or not to sleep: How residents make decisions post-call
This study sought to understand residents’ nonclinical post-call activities when they leave the hospital, their decision-making processes, and their perspectives on the relationship between these activities and their well-being or recovery.” The study took place from 2012 to 2014 at a Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. The authors interviewed 24 residents across six surgical and non-surgical specialties about their post-call activities immediately following a 24-hour overnight shift, what motivates them to prioritize certain activities post-call and the personal impact t...
Source: AMA Wire - December 29, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Lyndra Vassar Source Type: news

Is it too early to decide on implant failure?
Are these failed implants or should I wait a few more weeks before I make a decision? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 29, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A short implants Source Type: news

Tricky Grafting Situation: Frenum Pull, Exostoses, Thin Tissue
This case presented presented a tricky grafting situation. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 29, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Brutal truth the dentists don't tell you when they promise you a dazzling smile 
Leah Hardy Leah got porcelain veneers 18 years ago at age 34, costing £4,000. She was never warned her teeth would be drilled to tiny, mis-shapen stumps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 29, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Implant Identification: Internal Hex with Microthread?
These are internal hex implants with microthread. There is no color coding. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 29, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Anti 'sweet tooth' hormone discovered by scientists
A hormone which switches off the preference for sugary foods has been found by scientists (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - December 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: hormone dentist obesity pill sweet tooth sugar diabetes treratment Source Type: news

UAlberta innovation sheds light on how genetic information travels from cell's nucleus
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) Discovery science led by the University of Alberta is opening a window on cell biology rarely seen before. New research featured in the Journal of Cell Biology has revealed a real-time look at how genetic information travels within a living cell.The discovery, observed through a specially designed high-powered microscope, significantly alters current understanding of how RNA is transported from a cell's nucleus -- findings that researchers believe will lead to medical advances. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 23, 2015 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Recognizing and reporting domestic violence: attitudes, experiences and behavior of Dutch dentists - van Dam BA, van der Sanden WJ, Bruers JJ.
BACKGROUND: On July 1(st) 2013 the Mandatory Reporting Code Act came into force in the Netherlands, making it compulsory for health professionals to adhere to a reporting code when they suspect patients to be victims of domestic violence (DV) or child abus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Funding Awardees for Option Year 4
Congratulations to GMR funding awardees for Option Year 4, May 2015 to April 2016. Each of these projects is unique. There are examples of collaborations where public libraries work with academic researchers, university libraries work with nursing faculty, and libraries work with other libraries toward an educational event. For two of the projects, hospital librarians work with others to connect consumers to the information they need. The environment and projects of the Technology Improvement Awards are varied with a dental school library, a university that focuses on integrative health care, a community college, and an ar...
Source: The Cornflower - December 22, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Beth Layton Tags: Technology From the GMR Outreach Funding Source Type: news

After Killing Of Cecil, White House Enacts Protections For Lions
Months after an American dentist shot and killed a beloved African lion named Cecil, the Obama administration moves to protect lions in Africa through the Endangered Species Act. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian Naylor Source Type: news

African Lions to Be Protected as Endangered Species
Lions in certain parts of Africa will soon be protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced Monday. The agency will also add new restrictions on hunters bringing back lion heads to the U.S. as trophies. The move comes just months after a story about an American dentist killing a lion known as Cecil in Zimbabwe drew condemnation from around the world. Officials in Zimbabwe ruled that killing was illegal because of how it was carried out, but the practice is still legal for those willing to pay. FWS officials billed the new rules as an attempt to craft a policy in line wi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized animals Source Type: news

Touch technology: a medical and musical instrument of change - podcast
From the dentist's drill to the piano, we explore innovations in touch-based, or haptic, technologyNew simulators are allowing students of professions such as dentistry to get hands-on experience of dental procedures.Generic Robotics - a UK company based in Reading - is one of the companies leading this change. Nicola Davis is joined in the studio by its director, Dr. Alastair Barrow, and also by Dr. Barry Quinn, senior specialist clinical teacher at King's College London. Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 21, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Science Technology Virtual reality Dentistry Music Source Type: news

Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk
Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 21, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Dentistry, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Mobility in implant: Treatment Plan?
The implant has increased mobility and is preventing her from chewing comfortably. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

This Is The Most Important Thing To Remember When Choosing A Job
Does a fat paycheck help ease the pain of a boring job? Most of us kind of believe the answer is yes. Indeed, it’s the thinking behind many a young corporate lawyer or investment banker’s failed career. But the reality is: People underestimate just how important it is to enjoy the experience of work, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. In fact, the researchers found that enjoying your work is a critical part of actually getting your work done -- and doing it well. This may seem obvious: You’re more likely to do a thing if you genuinely l...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 18, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The English do not have worse teeth than Americans, study proves
Austin Powers - a character created by comedian Mike Myers - plays to the stereotype that the English have bad teeth; a new study dispels this myth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

British Teeth Aren’t So Bad, Study Says
Americans apparently have more missing teeth, but the British Medical Journal study has some significant limitations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE ROGERS Tags: United States Teeth and Dentistry England Source Type: news

Going viral: Could peroxisomes be key to stopping West Nile and Dengue viruses?
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) A new discovery from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry could open the door to one day treat or prevent diseases caused by West Nile virus and Dengue virus infections. Together the viruses are the cause of tens of millions of infections each year. Currently there are no treatments or vaccines available. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 17, 2015 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Eritrea: 6th Commencement of Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry
[Shabait] Asmara -A total of 25 Medical Doctors who have been pursuing their studies at the Orotta School of Medicine and dentistry for eight years graduated on Saturday, December 12. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Working together to future-proof your business
Federation is not just for medical practices. Dentists can enjoy the benefits of collaboration and working at scale too. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 16, 2015 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: December 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's December E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH/HHS NewsScience AdvancesFunding Opportunities The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD 20892-2190301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: December 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's December E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH/HHS NewsScience AdvancesFunding Opportunities The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD 20892-2190301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: December 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's December E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH/HHS NewsScience AdvancesFunding Opportunities The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD 20892-2190301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: December 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's December E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH/HHS NewsScience AdvancesFunding Opportunities The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD 20892-2190301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: December 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's December E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH/HHS NewsScience AdvancesFunding Opportunities The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNational Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD 20892-2190301-496-4261 (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Extraction, Ridge Reduction and Immediate full lower denture
This is a case presentation from Dr. Simon for Extraction, Ridge Reduction and Immediate Full Lower Denture. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

About to Blow Your Top? Read This First
Many stress experts believe that much of the degenerative illnesses we suffer from today are the result of our organs being bathed in high levels of stress hormones throughout the day. Even after a minor stressful episode, it usually takes about 40 minutes for your stress hormones to return to normal. But if you have more stressful events within that same time frame, the stress hormones in your body cascade one level on top of another until you often just blow your top. The Importance Of Monitoring Your Stress Number It's your stress hormones fluctuating throughout the day that give you that subtle feeling of anxiety in th...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Ask Well: How Often Should You Get Dental X-Rays?
Although X-rays expose people to radiation, the risk of dental X-rays is low and dropping, as manufacturing companies work to reduce dosage. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 15, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Ask Well Radiation X-Rays Live Teeth and Dentistry Featured Source Type: news

Case Study: Central Incisor Immediate Implant and Provisionalization
Immediate implants with provisionalizations are becoming the surgery of choice for patients when extractions are indicated in the esthetic zone. This is a case presentation for Central Incisor Immediate Implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - December 15, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Ask Well: How Often Should You Get Dental X-Rays?
Although X-rays expose people to radiation, the risk of dental X-rays is low and dropping, as manufacturing companies work to reduce dosage. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Ask Well Radiation X-Rays Live Teeth and Dentistry Featured Source Type: news

Open Wide! See How a Gorilla Visits the Dentist
Pertinax, a 400-pound gorilla, had to get a root canal. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Little Rock Eye Clinic Sees Two New Hires (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Jennifer Doyle and Dr. Laurie Barber have joined Little Rock Eye Clinic. Doyle is a neuro-ophthalmologist, and Barber is a comprehensive ophthalmologist in the dry eye clinic. Dr. Gene Jines has been appointed director of the Center for Dental Education at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, where he had been associate director for the past year. A dentist since 1975, Jines succeeds longtime dental college dean Dr. William F. Slagle, who is now associate director of the center. Dr. Aravind Rao, a cardiologist, and Deborah Meiklejohn, a registered nurse at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, were re...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 14, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news