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Straumann Implant Failed in Maxilla: Any thoughts?
I placed 6 Straumann implants in the maxilla and one failed. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 14, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Can laboratory procedures increase implant fractures?
This study investigated whether certain laboratory procedures could be a culprit in the fractured implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 14, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

NHS dental statistics for England
A quarterly report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre brings together information on NHS dental activity in England up to Q3 2015/16 and information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist, up to Q4 of 2015/16. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 13, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UW's dental school jumps from 49th to 15th in the world
The University of Washington School of Dentistry ranks 15th out of the world's top 50 dental schools, according to a recent report from Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings. That is up from its No. 49 ranking last year. In 2015, the school of dentistry started a new curriculum, called Dentist of the Future, designed to reflect the rapid changes in dental science and technology, as well as new modes of dental practice. UW's dean of the dental school, Dr. Joel Berg, attributes the jump… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

UW's dental school jumps from 49th to 15th in the world
The University of Washington School of Dentistry ranks 15th out of the world's top 50 dental schools, according to a recent report from Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings. That is up from its No. 49 ranking last year. In 2015, the school of dentistry started a new curriculum, called Dentist of the Future, designed to reflect the rapid changes in dental science and technology, as well as new modes of dental practice. UW's dean of the dental school, Dr. Joel Berg, attributes the jump… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 13, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

10 Health Habits You'll Never Regret Doing
We all have regrets in life. Maybe you've didn't travel as much as you would have liked or you stayed too long in a bad relationship. When it comes to our health, there can also be regrets. But if you start now there is still time to garner health benefits bringing fulfillment and enjoyment to your life for many years to come. The secret is to begin now and keep practicing these health habits on a regular basis to watch them come to fruition. 1. Always wearing sunscreen Wrinkles, moles and skin cancer can largely be avoided by the regular use of sunscreen. Look for sunscreens with an SPF 15 or higher stating it has bro...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rise of Managed Care in the USA: Lessons for Dentistry
Dental Public Health (R Collins, Section Editor)Current Oral Health Reports pp 1-9First online: 02 June 2016AbstractSince the 1960s, the USA has experienced rapid growth in national health care expenditures, outpacing growth in other sectors of the economy. As a result, the late 1970s experienced a rise in the use of mechanisms designed to control the cost and utilization of health care. These mechanisms have come to be known as managed care. Various models of managed care have used different approaches to contain costs and improve health care quality, including capitation payments, restricted provider networ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 13, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Perioblast could help millions of Brits eradicate chronic gum disease
Periodontal biological laser-assisted therapy, also known as Perioblast, has been shown to produce an improvement in gum disease, according to dentist and researcher Dr Francesco Martelli. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers prove lung cancer mutations can be detected in saliva
This study has confirmed the performance of EFIRM liquid biopsy using as little as 40 microliters of saliva for detecting EGFR mutations,” said Dr. David Wong, lead author on the study and the associate dean for research at the UCLA School of Dentistry. “We are confident that EFIRM liquid biopsy is just as effective at detecting cancer mutations as the current dPCR method of testing tissue. The results from this study show that we are even closer to using saliva to detect cancer mutations; and that saliva can be just as accurate as tissue.” BACKGROUND According to the World Health Organization, lung cancer is the lea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 8, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice of Meeting
A meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry has been scheduled for June 28-29, 2016, and will be open to the public. Requests to make oral or written comments should be made at least three days prior to the meeting. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 8, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Alberta funding focused on improving treatment of diabetes
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) The Alberta Diabetes Institute at the University of Alberta has awarded important financial support to another Alberta-based diabetes research project and renewed two projects to continue research that has already shown promising results. The Alberta Diabetes Institute: Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Research Fund is aimed at supporting research in diabetes with a focus on novel discoveries with a high potential for commercialization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

A health care industry veteran will lead Sacramento company's expansion into Bay Area
Health industry veteran Janet Widmann has been named as CEO of Kids Care Dental, and is tasked to lead the growth of the Sacramento-based company into Bay Area markets. Widmann was previously executive vice president of markets for Blue Shield of California. Kids Care is a dental practice with 14 locations in Northern California, most of which are in the Sacramento region. The company specializes in pediatric dentistry and also offers oral surgery services for toddlers. Kids Care clinics feature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 7, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

A health care industry veteran will lead Sacramento company's expansion into Bay Area
Health industry veteran Janet Widmann has been named as CEO of Kids Care Dental, and is tasked to lead the growth of the Sacramento-based company into Bay Area markets. Widmann was previously executive vice president of markets for Blue Shield of California. Kids Care is a dental practice with 14 locations in Northern California, most of which are in the Sacramento region. The company specializes in pediatric dentistry and also offers oral surgery services for toddlers. Kids Care clinics feature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

NIDCR needs your input as we build our new website
Please help NIDCR improve its website - Take this survey!- On the survey you'll see new website categories.- You'll be asked to complete tasks by marking the place you'd expect to find specific information.- Your answers will help NIDCR organize the website so it's easier use.   Who can participate?We're looking for scientists, health professionals, university faculty, undergraduate/graduate students, and representatives of professional associations and patient advocacy groups.How Long?The survey takes about 30 minutes. Questions?Contact us.     Thank ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - June 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Send‐TheDocTM celebrates 2nd anniversary!
Send‐TheDocTM 6.0 now available for medical professionals! Share with your peers and colleagues so they may benefit.  Ann Arbor, MI, June 2, 2016– Do‐TheDoc Inc. celebrates two years of successful operations and released Send‐TheDocTM version 6.0 opening up new horizons for the medical professionals to be able to send & receive documents to other Doctors and patients for FREE in a HIPAA compliant manner (emailing PHI is no longer HIPAA compliant as of September 2013 – Omnibus Rule). This valued service is offered for FREE as it is sponsored and paid for by medical and dental vendors.  Founder an...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Bilateral sinus lifts with Bio-Oss?
The scan does confirm he's had bilateral sinus lifts with what looks like bio-oss. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

6 mm vs 10-mm Implants?
investigating whether implants of 6 mm in length perform equally well as 10-mm implants in terms of surviva. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 7, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

When bus services are axed, it can isolate communities
“The Monday-to-Saturday bus service which served my village has been axed. The nearest bus stop is now six miles away. “I live in a large village, tucked in between the market towns of Ludlow and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, but our community is effectively cut off because of this cut. “Before it was cut, I used the bus service for work purposes. Without the bus to our village, I have had to rely on the goodwill of neighbours so that I can to keep to my zero-hours contract, which is difficult, as everyone has different work patterns. “Shropshire Council outsourced the service to a community transport ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 7, 2016 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article cuts to local services local authorities rural communities save our buses Save Our Local Services save our services Source Type: news

Happy families celebrate as new UCLA physicians take Hippocratic Oath
Some 200 UCLA medical students in the Class of 2016 received their M.D.s Friday in Perloff Courtyard during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “Today represents thousands of hours of studying in the graduate reading room,” said U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who spoke to graduates as their commencement speaker. “It represents the culmination of countless exams and the consumption of dangerously high dosages of caffeinated beverages.” Julianne Backmann/UCLA Rebecca Lopez, 37, smiles as she receives her hood. A single mother, Lopez survived childhood abuse, parenthood ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 7, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Neurological conundrum after implant placement: Thoughts?
This implant patient has trigeminal neuralgia type of symptoms when I press more in the canine area apically. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - June 5, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Planning & Complications Surgical Source Type: news

RAMVAC® and Solmetex™ Join Forces to Relaunch RAMVAC Hg5® Line of Amalgam Separator Systems
Malvern, PA (May 26, 2016) - RAMVAC®, a DentalEZ Integrated Solutions brand, and Solmetex LLC, a global leader in amalgam separation, are pleased to announce a renewed partnership that enables RAMVAC to distribute the Hg5® line of amalgam separator systems and containers under the RAMVAC name. The partnership also enables RAMVAC to provide a premier line of amalgam separator systems and containers that comply with anticipated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations expected to be in effect starting December 2016.  The RAMVAC brand of vacuums and compressors are manufactured by DentalEZ®, while Solmetex is...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 3, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

10 Reasons to Try Therapy
1. It's not just for "crazy" people. You don't need to go through something especially traumatic to benefit from therapy. You don't need to be suffering from a mental illness to feel the positive side effects of talking to someone. There are so many misconceptions about therapy. People are ashamed to say they go, they'll claim that they "aren't crazy," that it's only to get them through a certain period of their life. But therapy is good for absolutely everyone. Because none of us are perfect. There is always something we can open up about and share in order to feel more at peace in our lives. 2. It's easier to talk to a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital or home? Report sheds light on number of people with learning disabilities[1] receiving inpatient care
2 June 2016: A report published today provides an overview of the number of people with learning disabilities and/or autism receiving inpatient care in hospital. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - June 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Australian Politician Who Shot An Elephant Says He Ate It, Too
An Australian member of parliament who shot and killed an elephant on a hunting trip has said he also ate part of the animal because it is humanity's "right" to do so. Robert Borsak, a state MP for the country's Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party, defended the consumption of the elephant during a speech he made before New South Wales parliament Tuesday against the "insidious growth of skewed animal rights ideology." Borsak was referencing an initiative by the country's Green Party to end "Australia's killing culture" against species like kangaroos, which are often deemed a pest and culled en masse. Borsak, an avid hunter,...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Stung by Yelp reviews, health providers spill patient secrets
by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. The story was co-published with The Washington Post. Burned by negative reviews, some health providers are casting their patients’ privacy aside and sharing intimate details online as they try to rebut criticism. In the course of these arguments — which have spilled out publicly on ratings sites like Yelp — doctors, dentists, chiropractors and massage therapists, among others, have divulged details of patients’ diagnoses, treatments and idiosyncrasies. One Washington state dentist turned the tables on a patient who blamed him for the loss of a molar: “Due to your clenching a...
Source: Mass Device - May 31, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Business/Financial News Hospital Care Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - May 2016
NIDCR Science News for May 2016 NIH Dental Clinic - Brace Yourself for CollaborationsMay 3, 2016 - National Institutes of Health The Search for Better Bone Replacement: 3-D Printed Bone with Just the Right Mix of IngredientsMay 4, 2016 - Johns Hopkins University Loretta Grey Cloud Discovered a Passion for Biomedical Research at Her Tribal CollegeMay 5, 2016 - NIDCR Even as a Medical Student, Ellis Tibbs Makes Time for ResearchMay 5, 2016 - NIDCR Matthew Moore Applies His Creativity to Research and Oral HealthMay 9, 2016 - NIDCR Narcotic painkillers prolong pain in rats, says CU-Boulder ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - May 31, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chemicals in food packaging, fungicides might damage children's teeth
Exposure to the chemicals BPA and vinclozolin may irreversibly damage children's tooth enamel by blocking sex hormones important for its production. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Tobacco smoke makes germs more resilient
(University of Louisville) University of Louisville School of Dentistry researcher David A. Scott, Ph.D., explores how cigarettes lead to colonization of bacteria in the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 31, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Failed Immediate Ankylos Implant: What Happened?
It seems evident that my first immediate Ankylos failed. Any thoughts as to why this immediate implant failed? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 31, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Marginal Bone Loss: Cement-retained versus Screw-retained?
Which retention system, cement- or screw-retained, is better to avoid bone loss around the implant? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 30, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Doctors fire back at bad Yelp reviews — and reveal patients’ information online
Burned by negative reviews, some health providers are casting their patients’ privacy aside and sharing intimate details online as they try to rebut criticism. In the course of these arguments -- which have spilled out publicly on ratings sites like Yelp — doctors, dentists, chiropractors and massage therapists, among others, have divulged details of patients’ […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charles Ornstein | Pro Publica Tags: health hospitals doctors Source Type: news

Hospital admissions estimated to be attributable to smoking go up by 5 per cent in ten years
(Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - May 27, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Electric toothbrushes can be useless and you might be doing more harm than good
Dr Tariq Idrees, a dentist and owner of Carisbrook Dental Clinic in Manchester, reveals the 10 things you think are good for your teeth, but that can actually harm your oral health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EPS 'highly commended' at prestigious awards ceremony
26 May 2016: The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) has been highly commended at the prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2016, which recognise innovation and cost savings of hundreds of millions of pounds for the NHS. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - May 26, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

4 Ways Your Teeth Can Affect Your Sleep
What's a dentist doing talking about sleep? Sleep medicine dentistry has been around for several decades, but the knowledge that our teeth affect how we sleep still hasn't gone mainstream. So what do teeth have to do with sleep? Dentists are actually on the front line screening for sleep breathing conditions because the symptoms show up in the mouth. The next time you're brushing your teeth, take a look in the mirror for these 4 clues that teeth give about the quality of your sleep breathing: 1. Teeth That Are Flat At the Bottom Grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw are what make the edges of your teeth flat. When ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intermittent spontaneous cheek swelling after sinus lift: recommendations?
I did a lateral window approach with a sinus lift and bone graft. About 6 weeks post-op, the patient had a large swelling of the cheek overlying the surgical site . (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 25, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Prenatal fruit consumption boosts babies' cognitive development
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry) A new study from the University of Alberta shows the benefits of eating fruit can begin as early as in the womb. The study, using data from nearly 700 Edmonton children, demonstrates that infants do significantly better on developmental tests when their mothers consume more fruit during pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Health Tip: Help Protect Your Vision
-- You pay regular visits to your family doctor and dentist, so why not your eye doctor? Regular eye exams can prevent or spot serious problems that could lead to impaired sight. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests seeing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

‘Finding Nemo’ Hurt Clownfish. Will The Same Happen With Dory?
In 2003, the movie "Finding Nemo" tugged at audience's heartstrings as we all watched Marlin the clownfish look for his only son, who had been stolen and sent to live in a dentist's aquarium. While that touching story should've inspired audiences to leave wild fish in the ocean where they belong, according to researchers, it did quite the opposite. After the film's release, "clownfish sales skyrocketed," Carmen da Silva, marine biologist and doctoral candidate at the University of Queensland, told HuffPost Australia. "There's nothing wrong with owning a marine fish in an aquarium," she added, "but I think a lot of peo...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Autologous bone grafts: Long-term success from posterior mandible?
The use of particulated autologous retromolar bone grafts is a reliable technique for the horizontal reconstruction of local alveolar ridge deficiencies. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 23, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Full contour zirconia hybrid: are sinus lifts indicated?
I have treatment planned this patient for extraction of remaining maxillary teeth and then 6-implants and a full contour zirconia hybrid. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 23, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Morning Break: Dentist Scope of Practice Fight; Penicillin Shortage; Tasty ADHD Pill
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - May 23, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Caring For Your Teeth During Pregnancy
-- Pregnancy means taking better care of yourself -- including your teeth. The American Dental Association suggests: Brush and floss teeth regularly, and rinse each night with a fluoride mouth wash. See your dentist for checkups, and tell him or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 23, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Where Dentists Are Scarce, American Indians Forge a Path to Better Care
Poor oral health is rampant among American Indian communities. The Swinomish Tribe in Washington opened a clinic on their land to expand access to treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KIRK JOHNSON Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Native Americans Law and Legislation Indian Health Service Washington (State) Source Type: news

Child abuse: cross-sectional survey of general dentists - Kaur H, Chaudhary S, Choudhary N, Manuja N, Chaitra TR, Amit SA.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse continues to be a social menace causing both physical and emotional trauma to benevolent children. Census has shown that nearly 50-75% of child abuse include trauma to mouth, face, and head. Thus, dental professionals are in strateg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Seven-day GP services unworkable, conference hears
The Government should abandon its mantra on routine seven-day GP services and put greater investment into emergency weekend cover services instead, a conference has heard. Doctors at yesterday's LMCs (local medical committees) conference said ministers’ current emphasis on seven-day working was unachievable in light of continuing under-resourcing .   Suffolk GP Christopher Browning argued that the drive for routine GP appointments on Saturdays and Sundays was politically driven and contrary to the needs of most patients.   He added: ‘Have you ever tried to see your accountant on a Sunday? A dentist? Y...
Source: BMA News - May 20, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Retained deciduous tooth: can I place an implant?
I plan to remove this retained deciduous molar and place an implant at the #29 site. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 19, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Do you see what I see? Identification of child protection concerns by hospital staff and general dental practitioners - Olive S, Tuthill D, Hingston EJ, Chadwick B, Maguire S.
We present a cross-sectional survey ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Controversial dental restraint used on kids sparks debate
Parent tells CBS Boston station her son was traumatized during trip to the dentist (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paul Krebsbach named new dean of UCLA Dentistry
University of Michigan Dr. Paul Krebsbach Dr. Paul Krebsbach, one of the nation’s leading researchers in tissue engineering and stem cell biology and a respected academic leader, has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh announced today that Krebsbach will become the eighth dean of UCLA Dentistry, effective June 30. He will succeed Dr. No-Hee Park, who has served as dean since 1998 and is returning to teaching and research. Krebsbach has been a member of the faculty at the University of Michigan since 1996. He is the Roy H. Roberts Professor of Dentistry a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 18, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news