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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

These sobering stats make the case for a new dental hygienist position in Mass.
From lost teeth to difficult-to-find dentists, low income and minority residents in Massachusetts don’t have good access to dental care. The findings, courtesy of research done by the Pew Research Center in Washington D.C., are intended to support pending state legislation that would create a new tier of dental hygienists. Seen as a way to fill the gap between dental hygienists, currently only allowed to clean teeth, and dentists, the dental hygienist practitioner would be able to fill cavities,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 18, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Carson Domey for president!
Most 11-year-old boys don’t own multiple dress suits, nor have they testified at a State Capitol. But Carson Domey is far from typical. As his Twitter handle suggests (@POTUSIT), he’s in training to be President. This year has been a particularly productive one for Carson, as he takes cues for his 2044 presidential campaign. Five years ago, though, Carson was thinking more about getting a diagnosis than practicing politics. Starting around age 6, Carson’s cheeks and gums would mysteriously become puffy and red. “It would come and go, and was something that only a mom would pick up on,” remembers Cars...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - May 18, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jenny Fernandez Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Crohn's disease Family Advisory Council Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Source Type: news

Massachusetts dentist to pay back $300k to state over X-rays
A dentist based in western Massachusetts is being asked to repay nearly $300,000 to the state, after allegedly improperly billing MassHealth for services. The state found in an audit that both Hampshire Family Dental of Northampton, and Orchard Family Dental of Indian Orchard in Springfield, both owned by Dr. Samer Tahoun, improperly billed the state’s Medicaid office for X-rays of individual teeth. Full-mouth X-rays are often done as part of routine dental exams, but individual tooth X-rays… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 17, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

New figures released on data sharing opt-outs
17 May 2016: New figures published today show counts of opt-outs registered in general practice that prevent patients' data held on their GP record being shared outside a GP practice for purposes other than direct care (known as type 1 opt-outs). (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - May 17, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Implant osseointegration: Affected by NSAIDs?
Have you seen implant failure possibly related to perioperative use of NSAIDs? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 16, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Odor when healing cap or abutment removed: what do you do?
I am sure we have all had this same experience: you remove a cover screw, healing cap or temporary abutment and notice a foul odor coming out of the implant screw hole. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 12, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Try to re-graft again or consider a Bridge?
This patient needed to to extract two teeth, complete any regeneration necessary, and place implants in the sites to be restored by the referring dentist (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 12, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

People with a learning disability to design quality checks for NHS services
People with a learning disability are being asked to contribute to new tests which will help improve NHS services ranging from dentistry to acute care, NHS England has announced. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 11, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Make Your Health a Priority
The World Health Organization lists cancer, reproductive health, sexually transmitted infections, violence against women, and mental health among the top 10 biggest women's health issues. National Women's Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health to empower women to make their health a priority. The week focuses on highlighting ways women can improve their health and take proactive steps such as scheduling regular doctor visits, eating healthy, staying active, getting enough sleep, and managing stress to ensure wellness and take steps to break the silence....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiation causing Osteoradionecrosis and peri-implantitis:
Can implants placed years before radiation therapy develop peri-implantitis and osteoradionecrosis? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 9, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Radiation causing Osteoradionecrosis and peri-implantitis: significant concern?
Can implants placed years before radiation therapy develop peri-implantitis and osteoradionecrosis? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 9, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Implant below the alveolar bone crest: will it cause problems?
I installed this implant in the mandibular right first molar site.  The implant platform is located below the alveolar bone crest. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 9, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Further evidence found against ancient 'killer walrus' theory
A team of scientists using techniques from the field of dentistry is shedding new light on the evolution of walruses, fur seals and sea lions. The researchers have cast further doubt on previous claims that an ancient 'killer walrus' was a marine mammal eater. The multidisciplinary research team analyzed the internal structure of tooth enamel in a fossil walrus from California, Pelagiarctos thomasi, and in teeth of New Zealand fur seals and sea lions. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 9, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Down's neonatal screening contract renewed
(University of Plymouth) Public Health England (PHE) has renewed its contract with Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) to provide the Down's syndrome screening Quality Assurance Support Service (DQASS) for its Down's, Edwards' and Patau's syndromes antenatal screening programme in England. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Protocol when bone is very dense after grafting?
What is the protocol is when the bone is so dense after grafting? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 6, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Regenerative Source Type: news

Plymouth University plays a role in two BMJ Awards winners
(University of Plymouth) Two winning projects from this year's national BMJ Awards have included important input from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD).Winner of the Neurology Team Award was a project entitled enhanced safety in epilepsy. This is a partnership between Plymouth University, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and epilepsy charity SUDEP Action. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Former Sacramento dentist gets prison time for health care fraud
A former Sacramento dentist who submitted false claims and performed unnecessary dental procedures was sentenced Thursday in federal court to prison time. David M. Lewis, 62, of Sacramento, targeted employees of United Parcel Service, whose dental plan provided 100 percent coverage without annual limits. Lewis did as much work as he could — some of it unneeded — in order to increase his medical billing. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. sentenced Lewis to three years and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 5, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Former Sacramento dentist gets prison time for health care fraud
A former Sacramento dentist who submitted false claims and performed unnecessary dental procedures was sentenced Thursday in federal court to prison time. David M. Lewis, 62, of Sacramento, targeted employees of United Parcel Service, whose dental plan provided 100 percent coverage without annual limits. Lewis did as much work as he could — some of it unneeded — in order to increase his medical billing. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. sentenced Lewis to three years and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 5, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Anderson Source Type: news

Two Wake County dentists to compete for multimillion-dollar surgical facility
Two dental practices filed a competing bid to develop a dental outpatient surgical facility in Wake County. Because North Carolina tightly regulates health care services, the groups must compete for the project. Regulators with N.C. Department of Health and Human Services will decide which group receives the bid. The loser may appeal the decision. The applying groups are Surgical Center for Dental Professionals of Raleigh and Valleygate Dental Surgery of Raleigh. Surgical Center for Dental Professionals… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 5, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason deBruyn Source Type: news

The bad breath bible: Coffee doesn’t cause it, parsley won’t prevent it and people who are scared of the dentist are more likely to suffer from it
EXCLUSIVE: And while it's 'plausible' to believe smoking contributes to bad breath, the evidence is far from clear cut, says Robin Seymour, Emeritus Professor of Dental Sciences in Newcastle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Confronting Dental Decay In Indian Country
3-part series discusses oral health issues of the Swinomish Tribe in Washington resulting from years of limited access to dentists and reluctance to seek out care because of previous trauma. Tribal leaders recently hired a dental health aide therapist, the first of its kind in the lower 48 states, to help address the issues. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 5, 2016 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Do Hunters Actually Help Conserve Wildlife?
Big game hunting does not enjoy the same reputation it had back when President Theodore Roosevelt killed 512 animals during a 1909 safari through eastern Africa. Last year, the killing of Cecil the Lion -- the beloved Zimbabwean big cat slain by a Minnesota hunter -- ignited an international firestorm over the role of hunters in conserving wildlife. Walter Palmer, the then-57-year-old dentist who paid about $55,000 to shoot the lion, became the Internet's persona non grata. The Yelp page for his dentistry practice still draws angry comments from animal lovers. His countrymen even called for his extradition to Zimbabwe, a c...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lamina Dura: How do you measure the distance?
Wondering if with the use of the CT everyone is still maintaining the 1.5mm rule from the tooth to the implant? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 4, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Surgical Source Type: news

Emdogain: New wound-healing indication
Straumann announced the launch of its oral-tissue regeneration product Emdogain in the new indication of soft-tissue wound healing (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 3, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Dental school apologizes over kids' laughing gas exposure
School said 124 patients who underwent procedures at a pediatric dentistry clinic face an "extremely small risk" of long-term health effects (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which soft tissue management technique produces less gingival recession?
Of the two soft tissue management techniques, laser or double-cord technique, which produces less gingival recession? (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Implant News Source Type: news

Bone Lamina Technique: Suggestions for exposed lamina?
About a month ago I used the Bone Lamina Technique to augment the lateral width in the posterior mandible of a healthy 50 year old male patient.   (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - May 2, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

Banned dentist turned foot doctor accused of using 'knock-off' implants
A Go Public/Radio-Canada investigation found patients paid an Ottawa chiropodist thousands of dollars for a procedure that uses a Health Canada approved HyProCure stent — but may have instead received "knock-off" implants. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Go Public Source Type: news

NIDCR Science News - April 2016
NIDCR Science News for April 2016 The Science Behind Bodily SecretionsApril 5, 2016 - University of Rochester Rhoenix to Pursue Ra​pid Zika Virus DiagnosticApril 19, 2016 - Rheonix USC Study Shows How Skeletal Stem Cells Form the Blueprint of the FaceApril 21, 2016 - University of Southern California University of Maryland School of Nursing's Colloca Awarded National Institutes of Health Grant to Study Chronic Pain April 27, 2016 - University of Maryland Local Cells Defend the MouthApril 29, 2016 - NIDCR (Source: NIDCR Science News)
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 29, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Morning Break: MOC Exodus; Sadistic Dentist; Sperm Bait
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - April 28, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Three quarters of inpatient bariatric surgery procedures performed on women
28 April 2016: Women underwent 76 per cent of bariatric surgery procedures2 3 4 performed by the NHS during 2014-15, according to the latest figures released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 28, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Is it correct to splint implant with devitalized teeth?
One experienced implantologist advised that you devitalize the natural tooth abutment so it develops periodontal atrophy which leads to ankylosis. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 27, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

5 Signs That You Might Have Sleep Apnea
More than just a nuisance during the day, poor sleep can be severely detrimental to your health. Sleeping well helps you look, feel and perform your best, and when you don't get enough quality sleep, you are putting yourself at risk. For approximately 25 million adults in the U.S., poor sleep is caused by sleep apnea, a disease in which you stop breathing up to hundreds of times a night for anywhere from 10 seconds to more than a minute -- and it can lead to serious health problems. Telling Signs of Sleep Apnea Although you may think you sleep through the night, you could still be suffering from poor sleep caused by sleep...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 ways you’re damaging your teeth
Manchester-based dentist Dr Tariq Idrees says the chlorine in swimming pools is linked with enamel erosion, and swilling wine around our mouths to taste it simply coats the teeth in acid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentists asked to make hand hygiene go viral
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists (ACOM) are asking oral health professionals to take to their social media accounts to promote good hand hygiene. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 26, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

France's 'horror dentist' sentenced to 8 years for assault
NEVERS, France (AP) — A French court has found a Dutch dentist guilty of assault and fraud and sentenced him to eight years in prison. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French court sentences Dutch dentist to 8 years in prison
NEVERS, France (AP) — A French court has found a Dutch dentist guilty of assault and fraud and sentenced him to eight years in prison. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Dentist of horror' jailed in France
A Dutchman dubbed the "dentist of horror" is sentenced to eight years in France for mutilating the mouths of some 120 patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New report sheds light on GP practice workforce
27 April 2016: New official figures published today detail all staff who provide health and care services within the GP practice workforce. (Source: The IC : Dentistry)
Source: The IC : Dentistry - April 26, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Hungarian dentist ruined my life after he butchered my smile, says widow
Jackie Stokes, 65, spent £9,500 on getting implants fitted in Hungary after her NHS dentist of 30 years went private and she could not afford the fees, but the procedures went catastrophically wrong. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the best way to whiten teeth? (video)
(American Chemical Society) In the age of selfies, it seems everyone wants to have a whiter, brighter smile. While one option to achieve this involves a trip to the dentist for a professional whitening, many people have turned to over-the-counter teeth-whitening treatments. How do these work, and are they safe? This week, Reactions looks at the chemistry of a whiter smile. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/_HqA4lCG2EU. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Exactech wins FDA 510(k) for Vantage total ankle.
Exactech (NSDQ:EXAC) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Vantage total ankle designed to treat patients with arthritis in the ankle. The Vantage total ankle is designed for total ankle arthroplasty, with a curved surface talar component and curved talus and anatomic tibia designs, the Gainesville, Fla.-based company said. The device incorporates a press-fit bone cage, the same unit used in the company’s Equinoxe shoulder system. “With the introduction of the Vantage Ankle, Exactech continues its precedent of innovation in the extremities market, which began with our industry-leading Equinoxe platfo...
Source: Mass Device - April 25, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Exactech Inc. Source Type: news

Azithromycin versus amoxicillin preoperative prophylaxis?
For those of you who use an antibiotic prophylaxis prior to implant installation, what is your opinion of using amoxicillin versus azithromycin. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 25, 2016 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Dental Implants Q&A Implant News Source Type: news

Katie Price sparks furious backlash on Instagram after giving daughter Bunny juice
The mother-of-five, 37, posted two snaps of her 20-month-old daughter Bunny Hayler drinking from the baby bottle filled with pink liquid. Followers called it 'every dentist's worst nightmare'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major funding to develop slow-releasing antimicrobial agent for dentistry and medicine
A University of Bristol spin-out company working to advance the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection by developing a solution to improve the efficacy of chlorhexidine-based products has received major investment to progress the technology. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 25, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Grants and Awards, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Oral and Dental Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

CAD CAM: Making New Teeth
LOS ANGELES. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It’s the stuff of science fiction showing up in dental offices. Dentists and prosthodontists are using computers to make teeth, implants, and dentures. It’s a process called computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing, or CAD CAM. (Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com)
Source: Medical Headlines From Ivanhoe.com - April 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news