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The weirdest things dentists have found in patients' mouths including a whole slice of gherkin, a sprouting tomato seed and even a sweet wrapper
The survey asked 3,000 UK dentists and nurses for the most random things they had found during dental examinations. Super-glue and tissue paper were also found in cases of DIY dentistry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You'll NEVER guess what these dentists found in their patients' mouths
NO-ONE enjoys going to the dentist but after reading this feature you might wonder about the state of the nation's oral hygiene. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taubman Shines in Outreach
By Anna Ercoli Schnitzer Informationist–Disability Issues and Outreach Taubman Health Sciences Library The University of Michigan’s Taubman Health Sciences Library had excellent representation at the Health Professions Education Day held in the Rogel Ballroom of the Michigan Union on the morning of September 16, 2015. In addition to a number of accepted posters by our informationists, the Library (represented by Jingyi Wang, our previous student who is now a School of Public Health graduate, and myself) staffed a table demonstrating activities that Taubman presents for GMR Outreach in collaboration with other ...
Source: The Cornflower - October 6, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Jacqueline Leskovec Tags: Conferences and Meetings News from the Region Outreach Source Type: news

Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy
The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their diet: sugar. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - October 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20 Mistakes You're Making With Your Teeth
by Lauren Oster Taking care of your pearly whites isn't rocket science, but it's easy to slip into habits that could cause heartache--er, toothache--in the long run. We got the latest on giving your teeth the TLC they need from two New York City pros: Alice Lee, DDS, an assistant professor in the Department of Dentistry for Montefiore Health System, and Alison Newgard, DDS, an assistant professor of clinical dentistry at Columbia University College of Dentistry, will clue you in on where you could be going wrong. RELATED: 20 Things That Can Ruin Your Smile Multitasking while you brush Every minute in the morning feels pre...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Kenya: Doctors Want Baringo Health Officer Sacked
[The Star] The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union wants Baringo county Health chief officer Gideon Toromo sacked, accusing him of harassing doctors and health workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can My Dentist Help Me With My Diabetes?
When you have diabetes, it can affect your whole body – even your teeth and gums. A dentist explains the link on WebMD. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are 'holistic' dentists on the rise? They treat the whole body, not just teeth
When was the last time your dentist recommended meditation and eating kale as a way to a healthier mouth? Suggested a daily probiotic? Or had a cranial sacral therapist give you a treatment in the chair? We didn't think so. But these are exactly the services you might find at the office of a holistic... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 3, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Peg Moline Source Type: news

Do you have the dental plan you need?
MetLife Dental Insurance is available to all physicians, their family and practice staff. Acceptance in the MetLife Dental Plan is guaranteed for all AMA members. Dental coverage is an important part of your personal safety net to help protect you and your family from unforeseen expenses. AMA Insurance is always looking for products and services that provide value to physicians. That’s why you should consider this offer for dental insurance from MetLife at competitive group rates that could help you save money. Key features of the MetLife Preferred Dentist Program include: Freedom to see any dentist you want. Th...
Source: AMA Wire - October 2, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: amamod Source Type: news

Crestal Bone Loss: Can it be repaired?
Patient came in for follow up and the second PA was obtained. 2 mm of crestal bone loss has occurred. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - October 1, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases bone loss Source Type: news

Membrane Exposure after GBR: Recommendation?
The membrane became exposed on the third day post-operatively. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - October 1, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Guided Bone Regeneration membrane Source Type: news

Graft in the Presence of a Sinus Inflammation: Thoughts?
Will a highly inflamed sinus lead to graft failure? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - October 1, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Three out of five California community clinics fail to provide easy access to oral health care
Low-income adults and children who are able to see a dentist at the same location as their primary care doctor are more likely to get dental care, yet almost three out of five community health clinics in California either don’t offer oral health services or, if they do, the nearest facility is sometimes too far to reach for many patients, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study also showed that of the remaining clinics offering on-site dental care, nearly a quarter lack full-time dentists or dental hygienists and see less than half the number of dental patients they could be serv...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 30, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Funding for viral hemorrhagic fever project
(University of Plymouth) A team from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has received funding of £136,000 from the Health Partnership Scheme to develop a training program to help the Sierra Leonean Health Service to fight future outbreaks of viral hemorrhagic fever. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 30, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Pro Bono: Unraveling DEA Regulations on EMS Use of Controlled Substances
To say that Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements for ambulance services and EMS providers are confusing is quite an understatement. Even for lawyers used to understanding complex laws and regulations, DEA regulations rank at or near the top of the list of hard-to-understand and complex regulations. For example, we weren’t able to find the words "ambulance" or "EMS" in them anywhere, at least as of the drafting of this article. Ambulance services are able to register as mid-level practitioners with the DEA. DEA regulations define a mid-level practitioner as "an individual practitione...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 29, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Doug Wolfberg Tags: Legal & Ethical Administration and Leadership Columns Source Type: news

Flap dehiscence in my first implant case: advice?
I reviewed the implant patient after a week and noticed that the suture on top of the cover screw was gone and the flap was open. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 28, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases flap Source Type: news

5 Things You Didn't Know About Cavities
Yes, we know: you don't always like visiting us. And by "us," I mean "your dentists" -- the people who make sure your smile is healthy and big and sparkly. Sure, you love our hygienists: they make your teeth shiny and don't cause you much, if any, discomfort. But then the doctor comes in to evaluate your oral health, and all you can think of is the maniacal dentist from Little Shop of Horrors singing, "I thrill when I drill a bicuspid!" Well, here's something you might be surprised to hear: we don't really want to have to turn on the drill. We'd much rather you didn't have cavities for us to treat in the first place! I ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Two raging grannies take on the global banking cartels... full streaming of acclaimed film on Natural News plus launch of revolutionary Oral Health Summit
(NaturalNews) This coming week, there are two can't-miss online events you need to know about:First, I'm headlining the launch of the Holistic Dentistry Summit, featuring truly lifesaving knowledge from 34 oral health experts, holistic dentists and patients who saved their own... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Number of teens getting risky cosmetic surgery booms 
Some dentists and beauticians across the UK have been found to be offering cosmetic procedures to children as young as 14. Calls have been made for stricter industry regulations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New care curriculum paves way for advanced student learning
Medical students have donned their short white coats and stethoscopes on the first day of class at University of Michigan Medical School (UM) since 1850, but this year’s medical class will experience learning in a completely different way from their predecessors. Here’s the latest on UM’s new curriculum and how the school plans to immerse students in health care systems, illuminating the patient experience starting in the students’ first semester. UM is one of 11 founding members of the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium working arduously to launch innovative projects that will transform ...
Source: AMA Wire - September 26, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Amy Farouk Source Type: news

Discussion Topic: Implants causing TMD?
Have any of you had any patients who developed craniomandibular dysfunction [temperomandibular dysfunction] or unexplained orofacial pain after having implants installed? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 25, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A pain tmj/tmd Source Type: news

Procardia (Nifedipine): Contributing Factor to Implant Failure?
Does anyone have any information as to whether Procardia is a contributing factor to implant failure? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 25, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A failed implant Source Type: news

CGF versus A-PRF?
Better platelet preparations are now available to use from either Concentrated Growth Factor (CGF) from Silfradent or A-PRF from Choukroun. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 25, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A PRF Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR E-Newsletter: September 2015
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's September E-Newsletter is Now AvailableView this month's issue on our website.In this Issue:NIDCR NewsNIH 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 - September 24, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NHS losing billions to 'fraud by doctors and dentists'
GPs create 'ghost patients', dentists claim for false work and pharmacists fail to declare charges paid, report says as it claims £5.7bn lost to fraud (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - September 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: jim gee doctors stealing fraud nhs Source Type: news

9 Healthy Reasons To Indulge Your Coffee Cravings
There's no need to feel guilty about your morning cup o’ joe. On the contrary: People who drink four or more cups of coffee a day have up to a 20 percent lower risk of melanoma than those who sip the dark stuff less often, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. But this study is hardly the first one touting good news for java junkies. "Coffee is incredibly rich in antioxidants, which are responsible for many of its health benefits," says Joy Bauer, RD, nutrition and health expert for Everyday Health and The Today Show. And studies show that its caffeine content may also play a prot...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Quiz: Are You Smarter Than A South African High School Student?
So you think you know a lot about world affairs? Like, um, what kind of animal did that American dentist shoot? See how you do on the annual Interschool quiz for South Africa's youth.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR Staff Source Type: news

Pustule 6 weeks after implant placement: recommendations?
At 6-weeks post-operative recall the patient presented with a pustule on the alveolar ridge adjacent to the implant. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Immediate placement: Feedback to minimize complications?
I have had a couple of post-op complications with extraction of posterior lower molar followed by immediate implant placement. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research
September 18, 2015 NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research NIDCR will award 10 research grants aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. Totaling more than $7 million in first-year funding, these awards support the Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Research Consortium to Reduce Oral Health Disparities in Children. (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research
September 18, 2015 NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research NIDCR will award 10 research grants aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. Totaling more than $7 million in first-year funding, these awards support the Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Research Consortium to Reduce Oral Health Disparities in Children. (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research
September 18, 2015 NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research NIDCR will award 10 research grants aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. Totaling more than $7 million in first-year funding, these awards support the Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Research Consortium to Reduce Oral Health Disparities in Children. (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research
September 18, 2015 NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research NIDCR will award 10 research grants aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. Totaling more than $7 million in first-year funding, these awards support the Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Research Consortium to Reduce Oral Health Disparities in Children. (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research
September 18, 2015 NIDCR funds consortium for childhood oral health disparities research NIDCR will award 10 research grants aimed at eliminating inequities in access to care and improving the oral health of children. Totaling more than $7 million in first-year funding, these awards support the Multidisciplinary and Collaborative Research Consortium to Reduce Oral Health Disparities in Children. (Source: NIDCR eNewsletter)
Source: NIDCR eNewsletter - September 18, 2015 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Free Holistic Oral Health Summit features Dr. Douglas Cook who rescued patient from 64 years of head pain
(NaturalNews) Douglas Cook, DDS, is a graduate of the Marquette School of Dentistry in Wisconsin and served as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. He joined his father in his dental clinic where he has practiced dentistry for the last 50 years in Suring, Wisconsin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Targeting hypertension by helping pharmacists deliver enhanced patient care
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) Patients with high blood pressure can benefit from having pharmacists take on an expanded role in their treatment and care according to a new study from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. The RxACTION study, which looked at the impact of offering enhanced pharmacist care in 23 communities across Alberta, demonstrated significant reductions in patients' blood pressure compared to usual care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Western University hopes to use artificial intelligence to improve breast cancer patient outcomes
(University of Western Ontario) Western University researchers are working on a way to use artificial intelligence to predict a patient's response to two common chemotherapy medications used to treat breast cancer -- paclitaxel and gemcitabine. Peter Rogan, Ph.D., and a team of researchers, including Stephanie Dorman, Ph.D., and Katherina Baranova, B.M.Sc., at Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, are hoping to one day remove the guesswork from breast cancer treatment with this technique. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Bringing down impacted canine: prognosis?
Considering laceration at the root tip, does this canine have a good prognosis to be put back into occlusion? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 17, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases impacted canine Source Type: news

Unknown ancient implant: can you identify it?
I have a new patient who presents with an implant installed 20-years ago in Wales in the United Kingdom. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - September 16, 2015 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implant Cases Source Type: news

Dentsply, Sirona ink $5.6B, all-stock merger-of-equals
Dentsply International (NSDQ:XRAY) and Sirona Dental Systems (NSDQ:SIRO) yesterday said they plan to merge in an all-stock union of equals worth about $5.56 billion, creating the world’s largest dental equipment maker. The deal calls for Sirona shareholders to receive 1.8142 XRAY shares for each SIRO share they own. At roughly $98.06 apiece, that’s about a 0.7% discount on Sirona’s $99.31 closing price yesterday. The stock slid -4.3% to $95 even in pre-market activity today; XRAY shares were down -3.4% to $52.48 before the bell today. The combined company, Dentsply Sirona, is slated to trade on the NASDA...
Source: Mass Device - September 16, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dental Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Dentsply International Inc. Sirona Source Type: news

Kenya: Fake Doctors Run Kenya's Unregulated Hospitals
[RFI] Some 90 per cent of Kenya's clinics are run by unqualified people, according to the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPPDU), which is calling for a quality health care commission to clamp down on non-qualified personnel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news