Periodontal outcomes of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionChildren and adolescents with ADHD had more gingival bleeding than their non-ADHD peers, but no difference regarding plaque or gingivitis was detected between groups.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 4, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

SmartMouth Continues to Innovate Oral Care with Launch of Mouth Sore Activated Mouthwash
New offering is the only mouth sore rinse that can soothe oral irritation and prevent bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a dayST. LOUIS, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartMouth – a leading provider of innovative oral-care products – introduced its latest advancement in oral health: SmartMouth Mouth Sore Oral Rinse. The new SmartMouth product still prevents bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a day, and it is formulated to effectively soothe oral pain as well. SmartMouth Mouth Sore Oral Rinse is currently available in a 16-ounce bottle at Walmart, 16 and 10-ounce bottle on sma...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 16, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

SmartMouth Steps Up the Fight Against Bad Breath with a New Look for its Activated Mouthwash Products
Mouthwash leverages zinc-ion-activation to provide around-the-clock prevention of sulfur gas – the source of bad breathST. LOUIS, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartMouth – a leading provider of innovative oral-care products – introduced a new look to their dual-chamber bottle design for enhanced protection against bad breath. The new Dual-Chamber Bottle look will be featured in SmartMouth products including Original Activated Mouthwash, Clinical Activated Mouthw ash and Dry Mouth Activated Mouthwash and has already starting to make its way to retail shelves at a suggested retail price range of $10.99 - $13...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 5, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence models for diagnosing gingivitis and periodontal disease: A systematic review
ConclusionsAI models for periodontology applications are still in development but might provide a powerful diagnostic tool.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 22, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Antiplaque and antigingivitis efficacy of medicated and non-medicated sugar-free chewing gum as adjuncts to toothbrushing: systematic review and network meta-analysis
ConclusionSFCG containing GT+Xyl showed better antiplaque effect over negative controls. However, cautious interpretation is required due to the low number of direct comparisons arms. These shortcomings underscore the need for RCTs with mostly head-to-head comparison that provide more conclusive evidence.Clinical relevanceThere is no robust evidence for the clinical indications of sugar-free chewing gums as adjunct to toothbrushing for the control of biofilm or the treatment of gingivitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 28, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

How to clean plaque off teeth - the three daily steps
PLAQUE is a sticky, colourless or yellow film that forms between your teeth and along the gum line, and it's the main cause of cavities, gingivitis and other dental issues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LIVFRESH Becomes the World ’s First European Union CE Mark Certified Toothpaste for Prevention & Treatment of Periodontitis & Gingivitis as an Adjunct to Professional Care
~ As Mounting Evidence Connects Gum Disease to Covid Complications, Silicon Valley Based LIVFRESH Dental Gel is approved in the European Union as the First Over the Counter Toothpaste for Consumers Suffering from Periodontitis or Gingivitis. These Oral Diseases Affect up to 90% of All Adults.Los Gatos, CA —June 2, 2021—As the world continues to fight COVID, and since serious gum disease (periodontitis) has been implicated as a complicating factor, good oral health is more important than ever.   Livionex Inc., the company behind LivFresh Dental Gel, today, announced its therapeutic non-abrasive and detergent-f...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 17, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Gingivitis: Can you reverse gingivitis? How to stop bleeding gums
GINGIVITIS is an early stage of gum disease that causes bleeding gums. Can you reverse gingivitis? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bleeding Gums? You Might Be Lacking Vitamin C
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2021 -- If you have bleeding gums, you may need to increase the amount of vitamin C in your diet, a new study suggests. The American Dental Association says bleeding could be a sign of gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Gingivitis Contagious
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 11, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are Systemic Disease Causes of Oral Ulcers?
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How Are Dental Abscesses Treated?
Discussion Dental caries are one of the most common infections. It is usually caused by Streptococcus viridans. Dental caries are also quite preventable with brushing the teeth at least twice a day with a fluoridated dentifrice, use of dental floss, and preventative dental appointments with application of fluoride varnish and sealants as appropriate. Additionally, fluoridation of the community water supply has significantly decreased dental caries and is a very effective public health measure. Fluoride binds within the dental matrix to strength it. Dental abscesses are usually caused by poor oral hygiene but others are at...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Gum Disease Tied to Alzheimer ’s Disease Risk
Severe gingivitis with tooth loss was associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer ’s disease and other forms of dementia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Dementia Teeth and Dentistry Gums (Mouth) Source Type: news

Comparison of the effectiveness between power toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes for oral health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Conclusions:Power toothbrushes is more effective in reducing dental plaque, gingivitis and bleeding compared with the manual toothbrush. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 29, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

How Companies Teach Their Employees First Aid for Mental Health
At Delta Air Lines’ Atlanta headquarters in late January, 24 employees are arguing over which of them has the worst disease. Half of them had been given cards naming a physical or mental health diagnosis and were told to line up, from the least debilitating to the most. The woman holding “gingivitis” quickly takes a place at the far left of the line. But everyone further down to the right—low back pain, moderate depression, paraplegia, severe PTSD—keeps switching spots. “Severe vision loss,” someone says to the man holding the corresponding card, “are you a pilot?” He d...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology microsoftfutureofwork Source Type: news