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healio.com A history of gum disease appeared associated with significantly elevated risks for two types of gastrointestinal cancer, according to prospective study results published in Gut.Multivariable analyses showed individuals with periodontal disease were 43% more likely to develop esophageal adenocarcinom...
Well, it's about time:
statnews.com The Food and Drug Administration granted that approval, clearing the vaccine to treat a cancer that affects 13,500 Americans annually.
If this holds up, it could become a major improvement for patients with operable oral and oropharyngeal cancers:
medpagetoday.com Senti-MER study results establish SN biopsy as standard of care, researcher says
Some chronic health conditions associated with severe tooth loss:
cdc.gov Having chronic conditions is associated with increased tooth loss. Primary care providers can educate their patients about the importance of good oral health and screen and refer them for needed denta
If this pans out, it could be a game changer:
medscape.com A saliva test still under development has scored a world first: it led to a finding of oral cancer after detecting rising human papillomavirus DNA levels in subsequent oral rinses.
Perio disease--it ain't just bacteria anymore:
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov J Dent Res. 2020 May;99(5):561-567. doi: 10.1177/0022034520901738. Epub 2020 Feb 5.
medscape.com Periodontitis has been reported to be associated with inflammatory bowel disease. This meta-analysis aimed to further elucidate this relationship.
cdc.gov From 2007 to 2016, incidence of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx combined increased. The increase could be driven by increases in human papillomavirus–associated cancers.
dentistrytoday.com 95% of more than 19,000 dentists in the United States surveyed are either accepting patients for emergency care only or have closed their practices completely.
healio.com A cohort of Korean adults who reported brushing their teeth at least three times per day were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who brushed once daily or less, with the presence of periodontal disease and missing teeth further increasing disease....
Vaping alters oral microbiome:
healio.com Vaping changes the microbiome of the mouth, making those who vape more prone to infections and inflammation, according to research published in iScience. “Our study suggests that vaping electronic cigarettes causes shifts in the oral environment and highly influences the colonization of comple...
reuters.com The top dentist and public face of SmileDirectClub is at risk of losing his Cali...
healio.com Periodontal diseases are a possible additional risk factor for age-related macular degeneration; however, the link between the two remains unclear, according to a literature review published in The Permanente Journal.Recent studies have shown that AMD and periodontal diseases (PDs) have been associa...
Love these coated flosses, but now there's a caution:
hsph.harvard.edu People who use certain types of dental floss may absorb toxic chemicals that have been linked with heart disease and cancer, according to a new study. The study found that women who flossed with Or…
Active hours and timing of NSAID administration influences effectiveness:
healio.com MAUI, Hawaii — Administering NSAIDs only during the daily activity period may result in improved healing and postoperative recovery, while administering NSAIDs at night could significantly reduce their efficacy or inhibit healing, according to presenters at the 2020 Rheumatology Winter Clinica...
Review article on prognosis of oropharyngeal SCC by HPV status; some interesting findings:
acsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com Patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)‐positive and HPV‐negative oropharyngeal cancer have significantly different risks of both head and neck cancer‐specific and competing mortality, and HPV‐negat...
Good news from the UK on sugar consumption in soft drinks. How are we doing here?
ada.org At the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury in November 2019, the parties rejected a proposal from a number of African nations to ban dental amalgam.
healio.com Patients with improved oral hygiene had a lower risk for atrial fibrillation and HF compared with those with poor oral hygiene, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Efforts to improve oral hygiene, including tooth brushing, will reduce the risk for....
More evidence for efficacy of HPV vaccine in decreasing infection:
Help your gums, help your blood pressure:
academic.oup.com AbstractAims. Inflammation is an important driver of hypertension. Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease, which could provide a mechanism for pro-hyp
Baby teeth, autism and ADHD: they surely didn't teach us this in school:
medpagetoday.com How a child metabolizes nutrients and toxins may play a role in ADHD and autism
More from the "floss or die" crowd: Periodontal disease and hypertension:
A logical, well-reasoned approach to the recent JAMA paper associating maternal fluoride with lowered IQ in children:
medscape.com Perry Wilson comments on 'the best study to date' of the effect of maternal fluoride exposure during pregnancy on child IQ.
What could POSSIBLY go wrong?
bloomberg.com SmileDirectClub offers orthodontics by mail. Regulators and dentists have doubts, and some customers have complaints.
More evidence for less aggressive treatment of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers:
medpagetoday.com Two-year disease control, 95% survival with less chemo, RT
medpagetoday.com Ob/gyns 'should be recommending more vitamin D,' expert argues
espn.com Ahead of fellow tennis player Caroline Wozniacki's bachelorette party, Nicole Gibbs cashed in on a free teeth-whitening promo. After all, the party images would be all over Instagram. The routine dental visit led to a cancer diagnosis.
IPO planned for Smile Direct Club:
cnbc.com The company is on track to generate $1 billion in revenue in 2019, one of the people said.
New York is NOT one of the 39 states that prohibit dental insurance companies from setting fees for NON-covered services.
There is a bill to make such prohibition federal law:
Don't shoot the messenger: fluoride varnish ain't that effective in decreasing caries risk in preschoolers:
karger.com The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of fluoride varnish (FV) in reducing dentine caries at the patient, tooth, and surface levels as well as caries-related hospitalizations in preschoolers. We performed a systematic review of clinical trials of FV, alone or associated with an oral....
Another reason to avoid triclosan in toothpastes and mouthwashes:
medpagetoday.com Associations strongest in postmenopausal women
[06/21/19] Mark has been awarded fellowship in the American Academy of Oral Medicine! Yay!
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